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Lessons On Arbitration Carveouts From Diddy-Diageo Suit

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Combs Wines and Spirits LLC, a company owned by Sean “Diddy” Combs, has a long-standing business relationship with Diageo North America Inc. by which Diageo distributes Ciroc Vodka and DeLeon Tequila. In May, Combs filed a complaint against Diageo in New York Supreme Court alleging that Diageo had failed to comply with its contractual obligation to treat the DeLeon brand equally to its other tequila brands due to racial animus.[1] The complaint seeks an injunction requiring Diageo to comply with the agreement’s equal treatment provision requiring that Diageo treat the Diageo-Combs DeLeon tequila joint venture brand equal to the way Diageo …

Building a Great Practice: It’s About Relationships

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It’s no secret that to be a successful attorney, you need to cultivate a steady stream of clients. It’s how to do this that often seems like a mystery. Even attorneys who have been successfully practicing for decades often cannot tell you exactly how they find their clients. I know because I asked them. They offered me a version of “If you build it, they will come” as a means of obtaining clients. But it doesn’t exactly work that way. When I first opened my practice over a decade ago—after many years honing my skills in BigLaw—I rented an office, bought legal malpractice insurance, built a website and bought a phone number. I knew I had t…

Super Lawyers Honorees 2022

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We are happy to announce that three members of our team have been chosen as “Super Lawyers”!
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