David J. Meiselman


Articles:

  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Two recent federal decisions this past summer illustrate the significant hurdles that an employee will have to surmount in order to sustain a claim of hostile work environment beyond an employer's summary judgment challenge. In each case, the court concluded as a matter of law that the employee's charge of a hostile work environment was not predicated upon...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Whether providing a defense for assureds pursuant to a liability policy or defending the insurance company itself in a coverage dispute or other claim, the key to a successful outcome is essentially the same. Litigation is serious and costly business. Unfortunately, too many litigations are simply without merit and are intended to intimidate or coerce...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    It is easy to reduce litigation costs without sacrificing quality or compromising results. Most corporations could cut their litigation costs in half without adversely impacting the outcome of any of their litigation matters. This article will specifically identify and address several areas where billing excesses occur on a regular and ongoing basis.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Despite the economic crisis that is plaguing corporate America, the United States government continues to earn significant revenues from prosecuting False Claims Act or Qui Tam litigation.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    The successful defense of a copyright infringement suit is part art, and part science. With the rapid proliferation of mobile devices and Internet sites capable of distributing original, artistic content, the likelihood that creative, for-profit entertainment endeavors will be challenged as allegedly owing their origins to others is occurring with alarming...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Editor's Note: This article is the fifth and final in a series of articles that have appeared in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Editor's Note: This article is the fourth in a series of five articles which will appear in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Editor's Note : This article is the third in a series of five articles which will appear in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Editor's Note: This article is the second in a series of five articles which will appear in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Editor's Note: This article is the first in a series of five articles which will appear this year in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.