Columns

THE COUNSELOR'S CORNER: Holiday preparations - kindness and connections

December 8, 2022

In the next three weeks many of us will be anticipating Christmas celebrations, Hanukkah celebrations, and many other religious/cultural celebrations. The last three weeks of December are probably the most reflective weeks of the year. People go shopping ...

COMMENTARY: Why do politicians run for office?

December 8, 2022

By Lee H. Hamilton If you followed this year’s elections, at some point the question probably occurred to you: Why do people do this? The endless campaign events, the constant scrutiny ... and increasingly, the very real and alarming threat of political ...

COMMENTARY: Summit fails to address key climate concerns

December 8, 2022

By Berl Falbaum It was the 27th time they met. It was the 27th time they decided to do basically nothing. I am referring to the international summits on the environment (known as the Conference of Partners, COP for short), which ended a most-recent two-week ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

December 8, 2022

Plunkett Cooney received national recognition by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as one of the 2023 “Best Law Firms.” “Plunkett Cooney is listed each year as a Best Law Firm, which I believe validates the tremendous work ethic and expertise ...

COMMENTARY: Is employee benefits law an emerging market?

December 8, 2022

By J.J. Conway Many years ago, I attended a reception where a distinguished looking older gentleman was sitting by himself, sharply dressed, and contentedly sipping a martini from a birdbath glass. He looked like a university professor, bespectacled and wearing ...

COMMENTARY: The 'pain' Musk has experienced is beyond belief

December 8, 2022

By Berl Falbaum If it is true that “greed is good” as Michael Douglas’ character Gordon Gekko told us in the movie, “Wall Street,” then Elon Musk -- you know, that Elon Musk whose personal assets are equal or exceed the GDP ...