2019 February

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Articles in this issue:
Incentive awards for non-class representatives

Incentive awards for non-class representatives

Seeking compensation for a deeply involved individual who is not a named plaintiff in the litigation

Cristina Molteni

2019 February


Talk is not always cheap

Beware of coercion: Monitoring defense communications with class members is particularly important between defendant employers and their employees

Jahan Sagafi
Nantiya Ruan

2019 February


Your attorney’s fees on appeal

Your attorney’s fees on appeal

Don’t let your fee award fall through the cracks: Preserving it before, during and after appeal

Herb Fox

2019 February


“Generous referral fees paid per State Bar rules”

Written association of counsel and referral-fee agreements, approved by the client, are essential for recovering attorneys’ referral fees

David Hoffman

2019 February


Ethical considerations in retainer agreements

A short look at what is required by the Business and Professions Code section 6148

John P. Blumberg

2019 February


Appellate Reports

Ruling makes new law for offers and responses per CCP 998

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2019 February


Attorney Trust Account ethics

A look at Client Trust Accounts, including governing rules and best practices in order to prevent unethical missteps

Jeffrey Greenman

2019 February


Profile: Lexi Hazam

Multidistrict litigator stares down Big Pharma, others with help from her anthropological background

Stephen Ellison

2019 February


Opposing counsel’s supplemental expert disclosures

When defense tries to use improper supplemental disclosures to its benefit, here’s how to fight them

Alexandra A. Hamilton

2019 February


Objection!

The strategy, art, and irritation inherent to deposition objections

Miles B. Cooper

2019 February


E-cigs, the non-certifiable class and the disappearing defendant

E-cigs, the non-certifiable class and the disappearing defendant

Why consumers injured by exploding e-cigarette batteries must stand alone, and the myriad difficulties in seeking damages

Angela Nehmens
Mahzad Hite

2019 February

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