The Philadelphia Lawyer Winter 2011

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Cover and Table of Contents
From the Editor
by Kim R. Jessum
Briefs & In Memoriam
Labor and Employment Law
It’s complicated: Mixing romance and work
by Deborah Weinstein
Tax Law
Planning for death and taxes in the 21st century
by Rebecca Rosenberger Smolen
Intellectual Property Law & Readers' Comments
Faster than the speed of law
by Megan M. Kearney
10 Questions for Shelley R. Smith
Philadelphia's city solicitor is one of the highest-ranking women in the city. She has the ear of Mayor Michael Nutter and leads the city Law Department
by Jeff Lyons
Harming Mother Earth – The Next Mass Tort?
Since the advent of asbestos litigation and EPA cleanup efforts, creative attorneys have sought ways to hold polluters responsible
by Jenimae Almquist
The Road Less Traveled
Meet Rudolph Garcia, the 84th Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association
by Gina Furia Rubel
The Right Strut
Attorneys and a federal judge are among those who keep a Philadelphia tradition going
by Jeff Lyons and Michael Petitti
Filling Gideon’s Empty Chair
An empty chair where a lawyer would normally sit if an indigent civil litigant could afford legal help undermines our promise of equal justice under law
by Michael J. Carrol and Louis S. Rulli
Managing the risks and benefits of cloud computing in your practice
by Daniel J. Siegel
Young Lawyers Division Photo Contest Winners
That Was Then - 1991
Bar Association's Theatre Wing performs "Verdict in Detroit"