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Checking in on Target’s derivative litigation: 18 months later, directors remain stuck in the checkout line. http://bit.ly/1J000HA [Office: Tampa] 
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What every company's board must know about cybersecurity - a Q&A with Jo Cicchetti, chair of the firm's Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Task Force. [Office: Miami] 
Each industry page provides current information on the complex trends that may impact your business today—and tomorrow. Use these resources and insights to help your business shift from reaction to strategy. View All · practices. X close. Across practice areas, we strive to exceed client ...
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A recent decision by the Second Circuit addresses two recurring issues: the confidential witness and Rule 10b5-1 trading plan issues. [Offices: Tampa/Miami]
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Atlanta Shareholder Gail Podolsky was interviewed live today for Georgia Public Broadcasting radio station "On Second Thought." She discussed copyright law and a recent, and unusual, copyright lawsuit filed on behalf of the state of Georgia against Public.Resource.org. Listen to the interview: http://bit.ly/1LVka6y
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Full Show - July 31, 2015 by On Second Thought Radio
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In re Facebook IPO displays the hurdles that any shareholders will face to challenge the actions of a company’s directors taken before an IPO.  [Office: Miami]
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10 tips for minimizing company liability for terminating employees who steal trade secrets. http://www.cfjblaw.com/10-tips-minimizing-company-liability-terminating-employees-steal-trade-secrets/  [Office: Hartford]
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We are pleased to announce that Brian Olasov has joined the firm in Atlanta as Executive Director – Financial Services Consulting. With more than three decades of strategic business and capital market experience, he has an extensive background in real estate finance and capital markets, mortgage servicing, the nonperforming mortgage loan market, and the commercial banking sector. [Office: Atlanta] http://bit.ly/1TWKe3Z
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As technology has evolved, so have questions concerning the interpretation and effect of TCPA provisions. Here's an overview of the FCC’s recent important ruling. [Office: Miami]
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We are pleased to share that New York Shareholder Ethan Horwitz was named a top litigator in the country by Law360 in its inaugural “Trial Aces” series. Read about his precedent-setting cases, and what drives his love of intellectual property law in this Law360 profile. http://www.cfjblaw.com/files/uploads/Documents/PR/law360-horwitz-reprint.pdf  [Office: NY]
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An HR Challenge: Finding and Fixing Overtime Misclassifications. Here's how to conduct a self-critical audit and corrective plan. [Office: WPB] http://bit.ly/1P4oyA2
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After years of argument in the Florida Courts about the proper standard for determining compliance with the notice requirements in the standard residential mortgage, the Second District Court of Appeal has decisively confirmed that the proper test is whether notice substantially complies with the requirements of the mortgage. [Office: Tampa] 
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We are honored to be the only law firm to be listed among the top 10 law firms on BOTH the Vault (#1) and AmLaw 2015 Diversity Scorecard (#8) rankings.   [Office: Tampa] 
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Carlton Fields Jorden Burt is a leading provider of legal and consultative services to a broad spectrum of business clients.
Introduction
With locations in the major business centers throughout Florida, California, Georgia, New York, Washington, D.C., and Connecticut, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt provides clients with access to nearly 400 attorneys and government consultants. 

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt serves business clients in key industries across the country and around the globe. Through our core practices, we help our clients grow their businesses and protect their vital interests.

Our national and international litigation teams are well equipped to handle the most complex business trials, arbitrations, and appeals. We have developed especially deep experience in the defense of class actions and mass actions, white collar representation, high-stakes business litigation, and government investigations. We have tried more than 1,500 cases to judgment or verdict and defended several hundred class actions across the country. We are one of only a handful of firms that have actually tried major class action cases. In the life insurance and financial product liability areas, alone, our financial services industry attorneys have handled more than 300 class actions.

The cases we handle cut across every subject area, including consumer and business fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practice Act enforcement, contracts, shareholder disputes, antitrust, insurance, securities, products liability, construction, real estate, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, labor and employment, intellectual property, health care, telecommunications, energy, constitutional claims, international and domestic arbitration, and federal and state governmental disputes.

Our firm also advises clients on sophisticated business transactions across a range of issues and industries. With a strong presence in Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., and Miami, we offer focused guidance on domestic and international matters and handle a wide variety of transactions for clients throughout the country and internationally. We counsel them on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, securities, tax planning, and ERISA, and provide state regulatory counseling to clients in the life insurance and financial services sectors, the energy sector, and other key industries.

We also cater to high-growth clients, including technology-based companies, advising them on capital formation, debt financing, corporate governance and transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities compliance and disclosures, tax planning, and cyber-security concerns. Additionally, we offer our business clients the guidance they need to identify and protect their tangible and intangible assets, including intellectual property, and to manage their immigration and labor and employment issues. We also handle all phases of real property site acquisition and disposition, financing, permitting, and development.

Our government consultants have extensive expertise dealing with federal and state regulators, legislative bodies, and executive agencies on a wide range of issues, including insurance and tort reform, health care, financial regulation, government investigations, and enforcement actions.

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt practices law in California through Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, LLP. This website contains much information in the form of articles of general applicability or intended as educational and introductory to various areas of the law or legal issues. NONE IS LEGAL ADVICE APPLICABLE TO YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION. NO LAWYER-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS CREATED BY VISITING THIS WEBSITE AND REVIEWING ANY MATERIAL ON IT. YOU ARE NOT JUSTIFIED IN RELYING ON ANY ARTICLE IN MAKING A DECISION ABOUT A SPECIFIC SITUATION; RATHER, YOU SHOULD CONSULT COMPETENT COUNSEL FOR LEGAL ADVICE OR REPRESENTATION.

A PERSON MAY BECOME A CLIENT OF CARLTON FIELDS JORDEN BURT ONLY THROUGH A WRITTEN ENGAGEMENT LETTER BETWEEN THAT PERSON AND THE FIRM, AFTER THE FIRM HAS HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW ITS DATABASE TO ASSURE NO CONFLICT EXISTS AND AFTER DECIDING WHETHER THE REPRESENTATION IS APPROPRIATE.

Under some interpretations of the legal ethics rules, some material in this website should be considered advertising. This website constitutes a 'communication' as defined in Rule 1-400(A) of the California Rules of Professional Conduct in that it is a message made by and on behalf of lawyers at Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, LLP, who are members of the State Bar of California concerning the availability for professional employment of those members and their law firm. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon the information included on this website. Before you decide to hire a lawyer, please ask us to send you written information about our qualifications and experience. 

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Carlton Fields Jorden Burt ranks among the top law firms in the nation for diversity by the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, which rates businesses according to their treatment of LGBT employees, consumers, and investors, and the Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms. The firm was recognized by corporate counsel as a client service leader in the 14th annual BTI Client Service A-Team 2015 report, and ranks among the top 20 percent for delivering better client service to the world's largest clients. Carlton Fields Jorden Burt is recognized among the best in the Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers, and the firm's attorneys are recognized by their peers in The Best Lawyers in America. To view all our awards, visit www.CFJBLaw.com/accolades/.
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