What I have learned over the years is that generating interested co-counsel is easy –the real challenge is maintaining that relationship. Establishing trust is vital, as is having a professional and personal investment, open communication and patience. Here are some tips for a structured approach to maintaining relationships.

The recent Napa settlement and actions of consumer groups demanding a product ban are promising first steps towards product manufacturer accountability and increased awareness about the importance of consumer product safety.

Shareholders rarely reject management’s proposals; thus, the “no vote” at Citigroup is an important moment in the evolution of post-financial crisis corporate governance.

Shareholders have both a right and responsibility to exercise their voices in the corporate governance of public companies. At Motley Rice, we believe the future of our country depends on a healthy and growing economy based on industry and ingenuity, not on mountains of debt and financial slight-of-hand. Shareholders have to speak up, and that is sometimes only accomplished through our court system.

Many parents of Boomers, or Boomers themselves, have suffered from an asbestos-related disease, like asbestosis or mesothelioma, the most deadly form of asbestos related cancer. Why?

Beyond a basic familiarity with asbestos litigation, however, some are unaware of what asbestos is or who is at risk for exposure. Here are five common questions and answers regarding asbestos that may help you assess past asbestos exposure and also prevent future exposure.