Author: Jake MacFarlane
Nebraska Ethics Board Gives Lawyers OK to Accept Bitcoin, with Caveats
More large law firms are accepting bitcoin payments for their legal services, signaling the digital currency’s firmer foothold in corporate America.
Attorney who allegedly violated confidentiality in Monsanto case could result in his firm’s removal.
Brent Wisner of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman PC came under fire last week when he posted Monsanto emails the day after he believed the deadline to preserve confidentiality was over. Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman PC represent the plaintiffs in an action accusing Monsanto of selling cancer-causing weedkillers. The emails involve questions about Monsanto influencing research on Roundup’s carcinogenic effects. Monsanto was outraged by the documents’ release. “There is a standing confidentiality order that they violated,” said Scott Partridge, […]