Category Archives: Symposium

Aggregate Settlements And Attorney Liability: The Evolving Landscape

Over the past several decades, attorneys involved in mass tort settlements, especially those representing the plaintiffs, have faced an increasing number of large-dollar liability claims centered on the aggregate settlement rule; that is, the state equivalents to Rule 1.8(g) of … Continue reading

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Foreword: Legal Malpractice Is No Longer The Profession’s Dirty Little Secret

In 1994, Professor Manuel R. Ramos published a law review article called, Legal Malpractice: The Profession’s Dirty Little Secret.1 As suggested by the title, Professor Ramos argued that legal malpractice was a “taboo subject” that has been “ignored by the … Continue reading

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Monroe Freedman: Friend, Role Model, And Colleague

I had the privilege of being Monroe Freedman’s colleague at Hofstra for nearly twenty years and remained his friend after I left. He was an extraordinary colleague, a loyal friend, and a professional role model. Indeed, Monroe’s presence at Hofstra … Continue reading

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Remarks At Monroe Freedman’s Memorial

I am Eric Lane, the Dean of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. I want, first, to welcome all of you to our Remembrance of Professor Monroe Freedman who passed away last February. We are so … Continue reading

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