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2010


Class Actions: Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel

Class Actions: Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel

February 1, 2010

Carlton Fields shareholders Gary Sasso and Matt Allen partnered with David Leitch, general counsel of Ford Motor Company, to contribute to a multi-volume treatise that is a joint project of West and the Association of Corporate Counsel.

Important Information for Landlords/Lenders Regarding Facilities with Petroleum Storage Tanks

Important Information for Landlords/Lenders Regarding Facilities with Petroleum Storage Tanks

January 14, 2010

This alert addresses the significant compliance issues that arise in situations where properties or facilities contain underground storage tanks. Landlords and lenders must give these situations their immediate attention.

2009 Carlton Fields Annual Diversity Report

2009 Carlton Fields Annual Diversity Report

January 4, 2010

The Diversity Report demonstrates Carlton Fields' commitment to hiring, retaining, and promoting diverse attorneys.

Toward a More ‘Convenient’ Standard of Review in Cases Involving Forum Non Conveniens Issues

Toward a More ‘Convenient’ Standard of Review in Cases Involving Forum Non Conveniens Issues

January 4, 2010

This article explores whether federal and Florida forum non conveniens (FNC) precedent truly provides, or should provide, such an expansive level of discretion to trial courts when ruling upon all aspects of FNC motions.

U.S. Department of Justice Immigration Law Advisor: Waiver Relief for Refugees Who Have Engaged in Criminal Activity

U.S. Department of Justice Immigration Law Advisor: Waiver Relief for Refugees Who Have Engaged in Criminal Activity

January 1, 2010

This article was published in the January 2010 issue of Immigration Law Advisor, the monthly newsletter of the Executive Office for Immigration Review. It discusses section 209(c) of the Immigration Naturalization Act, which offers waiver relief refugees who have engaged in criminal behavior “for humanitarian purposes, to assure family unity, or when it is otherwise in the public interest.”

Florida's Revised Growth Management Law Aims to Stimulate the Economy

Florida's Revised Growth Management Law Aims to Stimulate the Economy

January 1, 2010

This article, by Carlton Fields Government Consultant Darrin Taylor, explains how the Senate Bill 360 provides incentives to direct development back to the state's urban areas where infrastructure is in place.

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