In The Court Of Public Opinion:

Blogging at the Intersection of Law, Media and Public Perception

New Article in Corporate Counsel magazine

posted by James Haggerty  |  August 15, 2012

Here’s my latest article for American Lawyer’s Corporate Counsel magazine, where I write a periodic “In The Court Of Public Opinion” column. Today’s topic: the legal and reputational battle between outdoor apparel giant The North Face and a brand called… believe it or not… “The Butt Face.” I’ve tried to keep the puns and double-meanings to…

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Media Savvy and Litigation Department of the Year

posted by James Haggerty  |  January 3, 2012

So what does it take to be named the law firm “Litigation Department of the Year?” Well, according to American Lawyer in its profile of this year’s winner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, media savvy is a key ingredient. AmLaw puts it this way: The most important battles can’t be won solely with legal filings or courtroom…

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The Mark Hurd Saga Continues

posted by James Haggerty  |  January 3, 2012

Last week the Mark Hurd case was back in the news. And the lesson for readers of In The Court of Public Opinion is this: assume everything is going to come out… eventually. And that someone will be to cover it. This is especially true in the age of the Internet, of video phones, iPads,…

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