The Trial Lawyer Summer 2018 - Page 8

CONTENTS features departments MEMBER SPOTLIGHT 11 Karen E. Evans — The Cochran Firm TOP 40 UNDER 40 12 Mark S. Weinstein — Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. RAISING THE BAR 13 Jason Abraham, Michael Hupy, Michelle Simpson Tuegel, Brian McCormack, Adam Levitt DOWN TO BUSINESS 28 Why Building A Legal Brand Is Big Business: Is Your Firm A Brand Or A Name? 30 The Case For Courting Latino Legal Clients FROM THE EXPERTS 34 Disclosure Of Financing Sources In Litigation — A New Defense Strategy? PRODUCT WATCH 38 Polaris UTV Fire Debacle Rages On Despite Record-Setting Fine LEGAL BRIEFS 42 Alt-Right Lawyer James E. Kolenich, Sex Cult Leader Behind Bars But Still Recruiting, Opioid Tax Draws Ire Of Big Pharma, Dependence On Chinese Prescription Drugs, Climate Science Gets Its Day In Court, Coinbase” Goes To Battle Against The IRS, The Other Addiction Crisis: Benzos THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY 94 U.S. District Judge William Young Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Tarrant Co. Justice Of The Peace Russ Casey 16 Mass Torts Made Perfect Shatters Records With Largest Conference Ever 22 The National Trial Lawyers Presents The 2018 Hall Of Fame Inductees 48 Big Pharma’s Plan To Get You Hooked On Antidepressants 52 Louisiana’s Non-Unanimous Jury System: An Assault Upon The Sixth Amendment & An Attack Upon Justice 56 Resurrection Of The American Trial Lawyer 66 The Tech Boom Has Become The Spying Boom 68 Is The Next Crash Right Around The Corner? 74 Law Enforcement Continues To Fail On Gun Confiscation 76 Wall Street Finally Admits That Curing Diseases Is Bad For Business 78 The Democratic Party Has Launched A War Against Progressives 82 We Are On The Verge Of A Manmade Climate Disaster 88 Big Pharma’s Friends Always Come To The Rescue 90 What Is Mindfulness?