A SCOTUS WIN, A PUBLIC TRIUMPH

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November 23, 2019

A SCOTUS WIN, A PUBLIC TRIUMPH

Issues adjudicated in the Supreme Court often involve the most publicly sensitive and explosive issues of our day. Those who [...]

A GLOBAL MERGER SURMOUNTS MULTIFACETED OPPOSITION

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November 23, 2019

A GLOBAL MERGER SURMOUNTS MULTIFACETED OPPOSITION

The best-laid acquisition plans can face fierce opposition from activist shareholders or other investors with widely different concerns and agendas. [...]

THE YEAR OF THE RECALL: LEAD PAINT IN TOYS

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November 25, 2019

THE YEAR OF THE RECALL: LEAD PAINT IN TOYS

Allegedly defective products are always brand-threatening, but recent crises take on additional danger as problems are often traced to foreign [...]

The Tragic Disappearance of Morgan Harrington

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November 25, 2019

The Tragic Disappearance of Morgan Harrington

On October 17, 2009, 20-year-old Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington disappeared after attending a Metallica concert in Charlottesville, Virginia. Immediately [...]

THE GULF OIL SPILL: DIMMING THE MEDIA’S HARSH SPOTLIGHT

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November 25, 2019

THE GULF OIL SPILL: DIMMING THE MEDIA’S HARSH SPOTLIGHT

In April of 2010, the largest marine oil spill in history was caused by an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon [...]

SPECIAL OLYMPICS

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November 25, 2019

SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Guilt by association is an existential risk that can undermine the missions of the most dedicated institutions. Faced with just [...]

PET FOOD RECALL: ASSUAGING ANXIETY AND CALMING FEARS

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November 25, 2019

PET FOOD RECALL: ASSUAGING ANXIETY AND CALMING FEARS

2007 was the year of the recall: spinach, toys and pet food. The pet food recall raised anxiety levels amongst [...]

PERDUE’S BIG DIGITAL WIN

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November 25, 2019

PERDUE’S BIG DIGITAL WIN

There is a long-standing battle between the concept of family farms and agribusiness—even the names alone convey conclusions. One is [...]

NOOSE IN THE WORKPLACE

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November 25, 2019

NOOSE IN THE WORKPLACE

Pay and gender discrimination class actions like Wal-Mart v. Dukes garner front-page headlines even as historic claims of race discrimination [...]

NATIONAL CORPORATE BRANDING & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAM

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November 25, 2019

NATIONAL CORPORATE BRANDING & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAM

CITGO selected LEVICK as its agency of record nearly a decade ago to create, implement and manage a national corporate [...]

MAKING THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT KEEP ITS WORD

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November 25, 2019

MAKING THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT KEEP ITS WORD

Zealous legal and regulatory activity is inevitable in a world where public stakeholders mistrust business, and where a global business [...]

JURISDICTIONAL REPUTATION

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November 25, 2019

JURISDICTIONAL REPUTATION

Marketplace perceptions of professional service firms are often directly tied to perceptions of the venues in which they operate and [...]