The start of the 2017 National Football League season may seem like a hot mess to fans–especially those in San Diego, St. Louis and Oakland–but it looks like another banner year for the attorneys who keep it all legal. By any measure, 2016 was a boom year for Big Law and the NFL.
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Professionalism is necessary so that the practice of law may continue to survive and thrive.
In the fast-paced world of employment law, where scandals and groundbreaking lawsuits are front page news, more mundane requirements for documentation that employers provide to candidates and employees can fall through the cracks. While these requirements may not be as sensational as the latest sexual harassment allegations or the potential repeal or scaling back of the Dodd-Frank Act, overlooking them can expose employers to potentially devastating liability.