At the height of the pandemic, over two million New Jerseyans filed for unemployment. Now that the worst has passed, New Jersey residents are ready to get back to normal life. But many employees are hesitant to rise and grind. Fortunately, we’re helping small businesses attract employees post-pandemic. Dressel/Malikschmitt works as outside general counsel to New Jersey small … [Read more...] about Helping Small Businesses Attract Employees Post-Pandemic
As New York Times columnist Paul Krugman noted in a recent column, blockchain is now a bit long -in-the-tooth as far as internet technologies go. Bitcoin was launched in 2009, and over the past decade-plus, countless alt-coins have hit the market. However, as tokens have become more mainstream, as well as an increased tool for ne’er-do-wells, cries to regulate the cryptospace … [Read more...] about Crypto-Currency Regulation-Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?
Even companies with established in-house counsel may have a need to hire outside general counsel to cover unforeseen or uncharted circumstances. Often outside general counsel is called upon to help with supplemental assistance to in-house counsel, as well as internal investigations and litigation. Here’s how we at Dressel/Malikschmitt are here to support. Supplemental Help … [Read more...] about How Outside General Counsel Can Assist In-House Counsel
Last year, as the COVID-19 crisis set in, we took a look at the contract defenses of frustration of purpose and impossibility, two defenses our firm expected to see invoked in contract litigation related to COVID-19. We were not wrong, and it is interesting to see how the two defenses have played out one year later. Frustration of Purpose Frustration of purpose refers to … [Read more...] about COVID-19, Frustration of Purpose and Impossibility
1. Less Headaches Less headaches are the #1 way outside general counsel makes life easier for our clients. With great outside general counsel—ideally hired before problems arise—the client gets professional, experienced catastrophe prevention. Outside general counsel will draft airtight contracts, make sure the business avoids any obvious problems, and set the business up to … [Read more...] about 6 Ways Outside General Counsel Makes Life Easier