7 Tips for Improving Any Negotiation

The following is a guest blog post by Helen Leah Conroy of Piedmont Law Partners. Ms. Conroy negotiates and drafts complex agreements for companies that provide internet-based services. She specializes in in-bound and out-bound service agreements, with extensive expertise in global outsourcing deals. Most people, including many lawyers, simply don’t like to negotiate. This often … Continue reading 7 Tips for Improving Any Negotiation

Pass the Pease, Please: A Modest Proposal to Help Out the “Fiscal Cliff” Negotiations

Updated January 4, 2013: The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 restores the original 3 percent phaseout of itemized deductions for income above $300,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly and $250,000 for single taxpayers. The Act also restores the 39.6 percent top rate for income above $450,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly and $400,000 for … Continue reading Pass the Pease, Please: A Modest Proposal to Help Out the “Fiscal Cliff” Negotiations

3 Problem-Solving Approaches to Negotiation

Negotiations rarely proceed as smoothly or swiftly as we first envision. This is partially because settling a case requires finding a result that satisfies both parties, yet litigators are trained to be zealous advocates for their clients and their clients alone. Instead of thinking how much you can get for your client relative to how … Continue reading 3 Problem-Solving Approaches to Negotiation