News from leclairryan A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Aug 01, 2014, 09:30 ET

Law Firms LeClairRyan and Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering Join Forces

Recognizing an opportunity to strengthen their firms and provide greater services for their clients, the national law firm LeClairRyan and...

Mar 19, 2014, 10:02 ET

Preliminary Injunction in Corning MobileAccess, Inc. Case Bolsters Corporate Non-Compete Clauses, Says Attorney

 A federal district court in Miami recently issued a preliminary injunction in a non-compete case involving a narrowly tailored restriction...

Jan 06, 2014, 09:30 ET

LeClairRyan Adds Ten "Bet-The-Company" Trial Attorneys to Bolster New Jersey Presence and Firm-Wide Litigation Practice

 LeClairRyan has announced the addition of ten attorneys and five professional staff to its Newark office. Joining the national law firm's...

Oct 30, 2013, 08:30 ET

LeClairRyan Partners with UnitedLex in Launch of Innovative Legal Solutions Center

 The national law firm of LeClairRyan and UnitedLex, a leading global provider of legal and business technology and consulting services, today...

Oct 15, 2013, 15:49 ET

Law Firms LeClairRyan and Adelman, Sheff & Smith Join Forces

 Recognizing an opportunity to strengthen their firms and provide greater services for their clients, LeClairRyan and the Annapolis, Md.-based,...

Aug 22, 2013, 17:17 ET

Today's Close of Disthene Group Settlement Bolsters Minority Shareholders' Rights, Reinforces Duty-of-Loyalty Standards, Say Attorneys

 Today's resolution of Colgate et al v. the Disthene Group Inc., a landmark Virginia case, has considerably strengthened the rights of minority...

Dec 20, 2012, 09:30 ET

LeClairRyan Forms Compounding Pharmacy Investigation and Litigation Team

Responding to the needs of an industry facing increased pressures, the national law firm of LeClairRyan has announced the creation of a Compounding...

Oct 22, 2012, 09:30 ET

Underpaid Hardhats Can Seek Whistleblower Payouts, Court Says

When cheated out of their legally mandated wages on federal building projects, construction workers can use the False Claims Act (FCA) to...

Oct 19, 2012, 09:30 ET

Businesses Get Some Closure on 'Green' Marketing Rules, Attorney Says

 Marketers of consumer products touting various environmental-benefit claims finally have some closure on how to approach green advertising...

Oct 08, 2012, 13:33 ET

LeClairRyan Enhances Intellectual Property Practice with Addition of Five in Los Angeles

 In further support of its client-driven business focus, the national law firm LeClairRyan has announced the addition of five attorneys who...

Sep 27, 2012, 10:27 ET

Companies Should Reexamine Their Social Media Policies In Light Of Recent NLRB Decision On Costco, Says Attorney

A recent Decision and Order issued by the National Labor Relations Board that invalidated electronic posting or social media limits enacted by...

Sep 25, 2012, 09:30 ET

New Federal DOJ Guidance Not Likely To Relax "Aggressive" FCPA Stance, Says Attorney

 Tea-leaf readers who hoped that forthcoming federal Department of Justice (DOJ) guidelines would signal an eased approach to the enforcement...

Sep 11, 2012, 09:30 ET

New Ruling Establishes a "Bright Line" For Broker-Dealers' Duty To Register With The SEC, Says Attorney

 Stockbrokers who believe they're exempt from registering with the Securities and Exchange because they limit their activity to "proprietary...

Sep 07, 2012, 09:30 ET

Feds Use Tougher Tactics To Fight Healthcare Fraud

Describe a federal strike force that relies on informants, undercover officers, asset seizures, secret recordings and other tough tactics, and most...

Jul 25, 2012, 09:30 ET

Federal Regulators Expected To Step Up Scrutiny Of Hospitals' Social Media Efforts, Warns LeClairRyan Attorney

As more hospitals use social media to connect with the public, they can expect closer scrutiny by federal regulators, writes LeClairRyan attorney...

Jun 22, 2012, 13:05 ET

Attorney Highlights Health Care Reform Issues For Companies

 If the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, passes U.S. Supreme Court muster, and even if just the Individual Mandate is thrown out, it will...

Jun 05, 2012, 11:00 ET

LeClairRyan Adds Four to San Francisco Office

 LeClairRyan is pleased to announce the addition of four new employees to its San Francisco office.  Joining the firm as shareholders...

May 30, 2012, 09:30 ET

Judge: Health Claims About Pomegranate Juice Not So 'Wonderful'

 A judge's ruling that POM Wonderful lacked the science to back up bold claims about its pomegranate products—including that its juice...

May 29, 2012, 09:30 ET

LeClairRyan Adds Three to Corporate Team, Bolsters Presence in Boston

  LeClairRyan is pleased to announce the addition of Charles A. Ognibene to its Boston office.  He joins the national law firm's corporate...

May 21, 2012, 09:30 ET

Bureaucrats Aim To Put Nanotech 'Under The Electron Microscope,' Says Veteran Environmental Attorney

Federal regulators want to launch a series of in-depth studies into the risks of nanotechnology and nano-scale materials. While some in the...