"Big Needle"


Lawyers as Salesmen?

As law firm mergers and competition in the legal services arena heats up, the move toward corporate sales and service models are taking root. See reporting on the recent Legal Sales and Service Organziation's Raindance Conference 2004 in Boston by Amy Campbell and Larry Bodine.


Government & Regulatory Review

New Hampshire law firm Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell's June issue of Government & Regulatory Review is out with the following articles published.

Employee Benefits: Health Savings Accounts
Providers and businesses may fall in line with the Bush administration's recently enacted Health Savings Accounts, but the jury is still out on whether they will catch on with the public.

Employment Law: FACT Eliminates Employee Written Consent Requirement for Investigations
The newly enacted Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act exempts employers from needing written employee consent for third-party investigations of alleged employee misconduct.

Employee Seminar: The U.S. DOL White Collar Exemptions Final Regulations
The United States Department of Labor's new rules are scheduled to go into effect on August 23, 2004 — are you ready? More information on topics and registration for this free seminar on Wednesday, June 23, 2004.

Real Estate / Resort Law: Outsourcing Resort Management
Is your organization best suited to manage with its own staff and resources, or could a resort management specialist bring economies of scale and expertise to do the job better?