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August 15, 2019

The Recent Fight Over Who Owns the Client Comes to RIAs – Partner James E. Heavey Offers His Assessment in Investment News

Addressing the recent departure of a Mercer advisor to a competitor sparks controversy as to who, indeed, owns the client(s), James Heavey points out the background, facts, and irony attached to this situation for which size just does not matter anymore. To read the entire article, click here.

(posted August 15, 2019 10:18 am)

 
July 26, 2019

The Financial Press Covers Barton’s Battle Against a Field of Financial Advisory Firms to Protect Client’s IP Rights to be Exclusively Known as the “Financial Quarterback”

Partner Maurice Ross was recently quoted in several financial publications regarding the trademark infringement lawsuit Barton filed against Edelman Financial Engines on behalf of its client, Jalinski Advisory Group related to its “Financial Quarterback” trademark. Click on the links below to read the entire articles: Thomson Reuters’ WestlawNext Practitioner Insights – “Money Manager Tackles Radio …

(posted July 26, 2019 10:30 am)

 
July 16, 2019

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton Published in Thomson Reuters — “Redefining the Legal Industry’s Approach to Lateral Hiring”

Legal research firm Thomson Reuters recently published an article by managing partner Roger E. Barton which was featured in the July issue of Westlaw Journal Professional Liability. The article offers a detailed analysis of the factors affecting the skyrocketing hiring rates (and subsequent attrition rates) of lateral partners among BigLaw firms. The piece also provides …

(posted July 16, 2019 8:14 pm)

 
July 10, 2019

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton Authors Analysis on Trends in the Lateral Hiring Market, Published by Thomson Reuters

Managing Partner Roger E. Barton recently penned an article featured in the July issue of Westlaw Journal Professional Liability, published by mass media and legal research firm Thomson Reuters. The article offers a detailed analysis of the factors affecting the skyrocketing hiring rates (and subsequent attrition rates) of lateral partners among BigLaw firms. The piece …

(posted July 10, 2019 12:25 pm)

 
July 1, 2019

Barton Wins Major Ruling Upholding Trade Dress Claims

Barton’s intellectual property litigation team, including Maurice Ross, Laura-Michelle Horgan and Randall Rasey, achieved a rare and important victory in a decision by Judge Julie Robinson of the United States District Court of the District of Kansas upholding the viability of trade dress claims relating to fashion designs. Read the opinion here.

(posted July 1, 2019 1:45 pm)

 
June 17, 2019

Barton Furthers the Conversation on Diversity & Inclusion with Panel Led by Partner Scott Grubin

As part of the June 11th Primerus Northeast Regional Meeting, Partner Scott Grubin moderated a discussion centered on the continuing evolution of diversity and inclusion in the legal industry. The discourse revolved around a variety of issues, ranging from the understated importance of continuing to make even the smallest efforts towards diversity and inclusion, to the challenges …

(posted June 17, 2019 11:13 am)