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New York Elder Law

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Published: September 1995
Last Updated: September 2014

Thousands of advocates for older, blind, and disabled New York State residents rely on PLI’s New York Elder Law for useful, authoritative guidance on the legal issues confronting their clients and on the ways these practitioners can work more effectively with various federal and state agencies to help their clients. New York Elder Law taps experts in their respective fields to cover the latest legal issues and pertinent figures with regard to Social ...

International Tax & Estate Planning

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Published: December 1995
Last Updated: November 2014

This authoritative and completely updated new edition takes you step-by-step through all the factors you must consider to achieve predictable, wealth-preserving results in international tax and estate planning. You'll find out how to minimize taxes, ensure the desired disposition of property, protect confidentiality, maintain the security of the estate, and even manage assets in the event of incapacity of the principal. Published in looseleaf format ...

Immigration Fundamentals: A Guide to Law & Practice

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Published: March 1996
Last Updated: November 2014

“[Immigration Fundamentals] is a mine of information. This book is recommended as a key weapon in an immigration lawyer’s arsenal.” —Commercial Law Bulletin “[Immigration Fundamentals is] indispensable to even the experienced attorney.” —International Law and Trade Perspective Offering in-depth coverage of bedrock immigration legislation, the latest federal standards, and pivotal court decisions, PLI’s Immigration Fundamentals: A Guide to Law ...

Accountants' Liability

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Published: May 1996
Last Updated: November 2014

The liability exposure of accountants has widened dramatically over the past decade in the wake of numerous front-page corporate and financial scandals. PLI’s Accountants’ Liability has been the reliable and readable resource that accountants have turned to for guidance on how they can meet their professional responsibilities, comply with relevant rules, and avoid the increased number of legal land mines. Accountants see clearly the trouble ...

Evidence in Negligence Cases

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Published: September 1997
Last Updated: November 2010

"[Tom Moore] is one of the country’s preeminent medical malpractice lawyers.”  —The New York Times ”Tom Moore is clearly one of the premier medical malpractice lawyers in the nation.”   —Lawyers Weekly ”[Tom Moore’s] success in winning extraordinary verdicts, even in the toughest cases, is legendary.”   —The American Lawyer   In PLI’s Evidence ...

How to Handle an Appeal

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Published: September 1999
Last Updated: November 2014

”[How to Handle an Appeal is a] gold mine of practical suggestions and down-to-earth wisdom for dealing with each of the many aspects of an appeal … Reading this book should prove worthwhile to every lawyer who handles an appeal, novice and veteran alike.”   —George C. Pratt, Circuit Judge (Retired) of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ”Levy is a master of his craft … The title of this ...

Disability Law Deskbook: The Americans with Disabilities Act in the Workplace

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Published: August 2000
Last Updated: November 2009

PLI’s Disability Law Deskbook: The Americans with Disabilities Act in the Workplace helps employers, attorneys, and human resource professionals steer a smart, safe course through the ADA, by offering clear, complete, compliance-enabling coverage of the purpose, provisions, and implications of the ADA, as well as related court rulings. The Deskbook enables attorneys to establish nondiscriminatory reasons for employers’ adverse actions; ...

Langer on Practical International Tax Planning

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Published: December 2000
Last Updated: October 2014

“[Langer] must be included in the library of anyone who considers  himself or herself an attorney in the field.” —The Licensing Journal "[Langer provides] a working mastery of the issues.” —International Lawyers Newsletter "[Langer is] ”invaluable for its practical insight and detailed guidance.” —International Tax Report "[Langer is] a valuable addition to international planning literature.” —Offshore Investment Examining more than ...

Copyright Law: A Practitioner's Guide

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Published: November 2001
Last Updated: January 2012

“[Copyright Law is] written in a clear, sensible, and authoritative voice. [It is] an indispensable guidebook that is firmly rooted in practical experience.”   —Ralph Oman, former Register of Copyrights ”[Copyright Law] manages the impossible: canvassing most of the field while providing readable, helpful advice … Highly recommended.”   —New York Law Journal PLI’s Copyright Law ...

Structured Finance: A Guide to the Principles of Asset Securitization

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Published: January 2002
Last Updated: November 2010

”No other one-volume text explains securitization as clearly, concisely, and yet completely as Professor Schwarcz’s Structured Finance.” —Jason H.P. Kravitt, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, founder of Mayer Brown’s securitization practice, and Co-Founder and Deputy Chair of the American Securitization Forum With its recent addition of a chapter on the subprime mortgage meltdown from the useful perspective of how to protect financial markets in ...

Medical Malpractice: Discovery and Trial

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Published: February 2002
Last Updated: November 2012

"[Tom Moore] is one of the country’s preeminent medical malpractice lawyers.” —The New York Times "Tom Moore is clearly one of the premier medical malpractice lawyers in the nation.” —Lawyers Weekly "[Tom Moore’s] success in winning extraordinary verdicts, even in the toughest cases, is legendary.” —The American Lawyer PLI’s Medical Malpractice: Discovery and Trial shows you ...

Documenting Secured Transactions (2nd Edition)

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Published: May 2002
Last Updated: March 2014

"[Documenting Secured Transactions is] the definitive guidebook on documenting secured transactions.”   —Commercial Law Bulletin Given today’s turbulent lending environment and the certainty of more regulation in this volatile area in the very near future, reliable and accessible information on how to execute effective secured deals is valued now more than ever. PLI’s Documenting Secured Transactions: Effective Drafting and Litigation ...

Substantial Similarity in Copyright Law

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Published: October 2003
Last Updated: May 2014

"In a complicated and confusing area, [Substantial Similarity in Copyright Law] is an eminently useful book. From the standpoint of a practitioner, there can be no higher praise.“ —Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society’s Practice Groups “A very useful guide to any attorney venturing into copyright litigation for the first time … The authors bring considerable skills and experience to their task … ...

Friedman on Leases

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Published: June 2004
Last Updated: November 2014

Widely revered by real estate lawyers and leading publications in the field, Friedman on Leases clearly explains the full range of commercial lease provisions and possible landlord-tenant scenarios, enabling you to craft fair, problem-free leasing agreements for any situation. Providing the balanced coverage that benefits attorneys for both parties, Friedman on Leases discusses the governing law in useful, accessible terms and offers hundreds of ...

Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide

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Published: August 2004
Last Updated: May 2014

When are advertisers especially vulnerable to lawsuits? What legal protections do they enjoy? What is the prevailing law in this volatile area? PLI’s Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide gives you the authoritative answers. Written by First Amendment experts, it examines the origin, meaning, and legal evolution of the Supreme Court’s commercial speech doctrine, focusing on how this central doctrine’s rights ...

PLI's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Business Professionals

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Published: January 2005

PLI’s Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Business Professionals is an ideal source of practical information on this high-impact legislation — comprehensive yet concise, authoritative yet affordable.   John T. Bostelman, the author of PLI’s definitive three-volume Public Company Deskbook, has distilled the essence of this groundbreaking act, providing everything that a busy professional like you really needs to know about ...

Reinsurance Law

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Published: June 2005
Last Updated: October 2014

Reinsurance has risks for cedents and reinsurers, including the dangers of costly disputes if contracts are flawed. PLI’s Reinsurance Law minimizes that peril by showing you how to structure sound agreements more easily and inexpensively. Covering federal and state law, customary industry practices, and relevant case law in clear, straightforward terms, Reinsurance Law examines the rights, duties, objectives, and potential liabilities of every reinsurance ...

Pocket MBA 1: Everything an Attorney Needs to Know About Finance

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Published: October 2005

“I can’t resist the urge to let you know how excellent the Pocket MBA pieces are.”   —Deborah H. Newell, Associate General Counsel, USFilter Corporation, Warrendale, PA If you’re an attorney who wants to know more about the business side of your clients’ legal concerns, but is anxious about the math you’d have to absorb, PLI’s Pocket MBA: Everything an Attorney Needs to Know About Finance is for you. Each volume features weekly issues ...

PLI's Guide to the Securities Offering Reforms

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Published: October 2005

PLI’s Guide to the Securities Offering Reforms shows you how these dramatic 2005 changes have expanded permissible communications in connection with registered offerings, clarified the liability framework applicable to such offerings under the Securities Act, and streamlined the securities registration process. You’ll get all the need-to-know reform details about “automatic shelf registration” for large issuers, a simpler and more flexible registration ...

Trade Secrets: A Practitioner's Guide

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Published: October 2005
Last Updated: June 2014

Trade secrets are a vital part of an intellectual property portfolio that can give a company a decisive competitive advantage in the marketplace. PLI’s Trade Secrets: A Practitioner’s Guide can be a vital weapon in an attorney’s arsenal, providing the legal knowledge and practical instruction needed to protect clients’ trade secrets. In clear, direct terms, this authoritative, accessible guide spells out what a trade secret is, how it should be protected, ...

Friedman on Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property

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Published: November 2005
Last Updated: October 2014

For more than 50 years, PLI’s Friedman on Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property has earned praise from real estate practitioners and publications because of its straightforward, no-nonsense ability to help attorneys implement rock-solid contracts of sale in less time, with less trouble, at lower cost. Stocked with laborsaving sample forms and checklists, Friedman gives you a crystal-clear understanding of what you should do, must do, and should ...

Directors' and Officers' Liability

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Published: November 2005
Last Updated: October 2014

Executives in corporations and financial firms are on the hot seat as never before in the wake of scandals that have infuriated investors and the public at large. PLI’s Directors’ and Officers’ Liability has never been more necessary, providing executives and their legal counsel with the guidance needed to minimize the legal exposure of corporate heads and help them meet the professional performance expectations of demanding shareholders. Directors’ ...

Circular 230 Deskbook: Related Penalties, Reportable Transactions, Working Forms

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Published: July 2006
Last Updated: October 2014

”Now there is a new book that all tax practitioners should consider adding to their collections: The Circular 230 Deskbook. The book overviews and highlights the do’s and don’ts of tax practice and the consequences to tax practitioners who fall short of the prescribed professional benchmarks.”  —The Journal of the American Taxation Association ”[The Circular 230 Deskbook is] a masterful analysis and an important guide to the Internal Revenue ...

Proskauer on Privacy: A Guide to Privacy and Data Security Law in the Information Age

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Published: October 2006
Last Updated: October 2014

”Resources such as Proskauer on Privacy are invaluable reference tools for the growing ranks of privacy professionals in the marketplace.”—J. Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, International Association of Privacy Professionals ”A must-have for every professional who has a serious interest in this field, as well as for the newbie who wants to learn the 'ins and outs’ of privacy from a legal perspective.” —Doron Rotman, Managing Director, ...
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Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker ~ Kaplan & Walker LLP

K. Susan Grafton

K. Susan Grafton ~ K&L Gates LLP

Garner K. Weng

Garner K. Weng ~ Hanson Bridgett LLP