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Publications and Speaking

The following are a selection of publications and speaking engagements from our practice areas:

Antitrust

  • T. Banks, "International Antitrust Law in The Law of Transnational Business Transactions," West Publishing, 1981; revised through 2016, [cited, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. v. Soler Chrysler-Plymouth, Inc., 473 U.S. 614, 634 n.18 1985].
  • T. Banks, "Distribution Law for the Practitioner," Antitrust Principles & Practice, 1993, Supplements 1994-1998; Second Edition 1999; Supplements through 2016.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Compliance for Corporate Counsel," co-editor, American Bar Association, forthcoming, 2016.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Law and Economics of Product Distribution," American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law, co-editor, forthcoming, 2016.
  • T. Banks, "Why You Should Love Your Antitrust Compliance Monitor," Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle, 2015.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Compliance Programs and the AU Optronics Case,"  ABA Antitrust Section, March 2015.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Compliance? How and Why You Can Make It Work," Fordham University Law School, New York, New York, October 2014.
  • T. Banks, “Antitrust Compliance - What You Need to Know Today in Dealing with DOJ,” Fordham Corporate Law Center, October 30, 2014.
  • T. Banks, "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished, or How to Avoid the Antitrust Traps in Corporate Social Responsibility," ABA Section of International Law Annual Meeting, New York, New York, April 2014.
  • T. Banks, "Why Your Antitrust Compliance Program Doesn't Work," ABA Section of Litigation, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 2014.
  • T. Banks, "Is Your Antitrust Compliance Program Effective?" Antitrust Section Compliance & Ethics Spotlight, American Bar Association, March 20, 2014.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Compliance: What Should Businesses Know?"  College of Law, University of Illinois Law 792 - Compliance, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Chicago, March 2014, Corporate Compliance & Ethics, PLI Antitrust Institute New York, May 2014, May 2013, May 2012; Chicago, June 2013, June 2012.
  • T. Banks, "Is Your Antitrust Compliance Program Effective?" Antitrust Section Compliance & Ethics Spotlight, American Bar Association, March 20, 2014.
  • T. Banks, "Discrimination in Price and Promotions," Antitrust Institute 2013, Practising Law Institute, March 14, 2013.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Compliance Programs and the AU Optronics Case," ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Compliance & Ethics Committee, March 2013.
  • T. Banks and J. Murphy, "The International Law of Antitrust Compliance,"  Denver Journal of International Law & Policy, June 2012.
  • T. Banks, “The Trouble with Antitrust Compliance and 10 Ways to Fix It," Law.com, April 2012.
  • T. Banks, "Bill Kovacic and the Global Evolution of Antitrust," Concurrences, March 2012.
  • T. Banks, "Why Your 20th-Century Antitrust Compliance Program Doesn't Work," ABA Antitrust Section Spring Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia, March 2012.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Compliance: Will Your Complacency Be Fatal?"  Ethics & Compliance Officers Association, March 2012.
  • T. Banks and U. BenOliel, “Are You Ready for the Behavioral Antitrust Approach?”  Bloomberg Law Quarterly 655, 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Compliance for the Mid-Market: Because There is No Such Thing as Flying Under the Radar," American Bar Association Section of Business Law, Fall Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia, November 2011.
  • T. Banks, "The Patent-Antitrust Interface," Chicago-Kent School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, November 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Effective Antitrust Compliance," Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics, Las Vegas, September 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Management," ABA Antitrust Section, May 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Smoothing the Distribution Path: Advising Clients on Antitrust Concern in Channel Management," ABA Antitrust Section, May 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Deception, Monopolization & Category Management," ABA Antitrust Section Spring Meeting, March 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Counseling for Firms with Large Market Share: "Navigating the Antitrust Minefield in the Current Era of Uncertainty," Illinois State Bar Association Antitrust & Competition Law Council, Chicago, Illinois, February 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Compliance for Corporate Counselors," ABA Section of Antitrust Law, January 2011.
  • T. Banks, “Antitrust Analysis of Category Management,” Antitrust Implications of Category Management, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Modern Antitrust Compliance," Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics Annual Conference, Annual Compliance Institute, Chicago, Illinois, September 2010.
  • T. Banks, “The Law of Antitrust Conspiracy in Trouble,” Bloomberg Law Reports: Antitrust & Trade, July 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Discrimination in Price and Promotions," PLI Antitrust Institute, Chicago, Illinois, March 2011, June 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Ethics Issues in Global Antitrust Compliance," Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues, Northwestern University Law School, May 2010.
  • T. Banks, “Are you a Competitive Wannabe? If So, The Robinson-Patman Act Probably Is Not Going to Help You,” Bloomberg Law Reports: Antitrust & Trade, April 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Behavioral Exploitation and Antitrust," 10th Annual Antitrust Colloquium, Loyola University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, April 2010.
  • T. Banks, “Dominant-Firm Counseling in the Internet Era: Are You A Daredevil or A Fuddy-Duddy?” ABA Antitrust Section, March 2010.
  • T. Banks, "The Patent-Antitrust Interface," Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, November 2009.
  • T. Banks, "Robinson-Patman Act," PLI 50th Annual Antitrust Institute, Chicago, Illinois, June 2009.
  • T. Banks, "Doing Ethical Business in Europe," Incisive Media General Counsel Conference, New York, New York, June 2009.
  • T. Banks, ​"Implementing Antitrust Compliance Programs," PLI 50th Annual Antitrust Institute, Chicago, Illinois, June 2009.
  • T. Banks, "The Obama Administration and New Enforcement Risks," Incisive Media General Counsel Conference, New York, New York, June 2009.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Collapse: Regulatory and Criminal Issues in Corporate America," In-House Counsel, Compliance Officers & Ethical and Practical Obligations, University of Denver Seminar,  Denver, Colorado, April 2009.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Governance That Works," University of Denver College of Law Masters Lecture, Denver, Colorado, April 2009.
  • T. Banks, “Getting Your Client Prepared for That Deal,” 22 The Antitrust Counselor 3, April 2005.
  • T. Banks, “The Pros & Cons of Using Computer-Based Training for Antitrust Compliance,” Antitrust Compliance: Perspectives and Resources for Corporate Counselors, American Bar Association, 2005.
  • T, Banks, "On-Line Antitrust Compliance Training," (edited transcript), The Antitrust Source, January 2004.
  • T. Banks, "Antitrust Liability for Category Management and Other New Merchandising Techniques: Have You Updated Your Counseling?" The Antitrust Source 1, March 2003.
  • T. Banks, "Are You Still Using the "Blunderbuss" Approach to Antitrust Compliance? ABA Corporate Counseling Report, Summer 2002.
  • T. Banks, "A Robinson-Patman Case Study," 10 Antitrust 11, Summer 1996.
  • T. Banks, "On-Line Antitrust Forum Moderator,"  Counsel Connect, 1993- 1998.
  • T. Banks, "Using Technology to Teach Effective Antitrust Compliance," 9 Antitrust 37, Summer 1995.
  • T. Banks, "EC Competition Law: Commentary," 59 Antitrust L.J. 465, 1990.
  • T. Banks, "International Activities & Criminal Considerations Under U.S. Antitrust Laws, in International Criminal Law: A Guide to U.S. Practice and Procedure,"  Practicing Law Institute, 1987.
  • T. Banks, "Task Force Report: The Antitrust Guide for International Operations Revisited," 54 Antitrust L.J. 839, [editor and section author] 1985.
  • T. Banks, "Current Developments in Foreign Antitrust," ABA Section of Antitrust Law, March 1984.
  • T. Banks, "Review of Foreign Merger and Acquisition Laws," 52 Antitrust L.J. 965, [editor and section author] 1984.
  • T. Banks, "Trade or Commerce with Foreign Nations, Antitrust Law Developments," Chapter IX, Editor, American Bar Association, 1984.

 

Career

  • S. Marmor, "Law Firm Practice Management," Lead Editor, DRI Defense Library Series (DRI) 2014.
  • S. Scharf, "Gravel to the Glass:  Strategies for Reform, Breaking the Glass Ceiling Symposium, New York University School of Law, March 1, 2013.
  • S. Scharf, "Capture Your Power: Your Role in Advancing Yourself and other Women in the Legal Profession," American Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, March 2013.
  • S. Scharf, “Jury Selection: How to Find the Needle in the Haystack and Eliminate Juror and Lawyer Implicit Bias,” DRI Women in the Law Seminar, March 2013.
  • S. Scharf, What Am I Worth? Attorney Compensation and Law Firm Billing in the New World Order," Duff & Phelps CLE Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, June 2010.
  • S. Scharf, "What Should You Do? Lessons Learned and Lessons to Be Learned about Business Development," Women Lawyers Alliance Inaugural Member Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, May 2010.
  • S. Scharf, "Bridging the Gap: Disparity in Compensation and the Gender Equation," Young Lawyers Section of the Chicago Bar Association, March 2008.
  • S. Scharf, "Negotiating Your Compensation and Severance," Minority Corporate Council Association's 7th Annual CLE Expo, March 2008.
  • S. Scharf, "Hone Your Skills: Negotiate!" University of Chicago Women's Business Group, October 2006.
  • S. Scharf, Mealey's Trial Preparation Skills for Paralegals," April 2003.

Class Action

  • S. Scharf, “Punitive Damages in the Supreme Court: How Much is Too Much?” FDLI's UPDATE, Issue 3, May/June 2007.
  • S. Scharf, “Foreign Plaintiffs Battle to Keep Class Claims in U.S. Courts,” FDLI’s UPDATE, Issue 1, January/February 2007.
  • S. Scharf, "Class Action Defense," Chicago Bar Association Class Action Litigation Committee, October 2002.

Compliance

  • C. Liipfert, "Using Technology for Compliance Training and Monitoring," Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook, eds., Wolters, Kluwer, 2007-Present.
  • "Five Things to Think About Before You Give That Compliance Presentation," Business Law Today, June 2016.
  • "Compliance Programs, Individual Liability, and the Yates Memo: Has Anything Changed?," Co-authored by James Lord, Business Law Today, June 2016.
  • "Compliance via Smartphone - Stop Fighting It!," Co-authored by Andy Hinton, In-house Access newsletter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, May 12, 2016.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Legal Compliance Handbook," Aspen Law & Business, with F. Banks, Editor, 2002; Supplements through 2016.
  • T. Banks, "Compliance: The New International Law," 1 Compliance Eliance Journal 21, 2015.
  • C. Liipfert, Using Social Media to Promote Compliance and Ethics," PLI Compliance & Ethics Institute 2015, Chicago, Illinois, May 4, 2015.
  • T. Banks, "Assessing Your Compliance Risks," PLI Compliance & Ethics Institute, Chicago, Illinois, May 4-5, 2015.
  • T. Banks (with Eric Hinton), “The Biggest Compliance Mistake That Lawyers Make,” In-House Access blog, Association of Corporate Counsel, April 4, 2015.
  • T. Banks, "The Dominant CEO: Great for Business and Terrible for Compliance?" Compliance & Ethics Professional, March 2015.
  • T. Banks, “Avoiding Legal Problems in the Food and Consumer Packaged Goods Businesses, Hot Topics for Food Industry/Consumer Packaged Goods Entrepreneurs Seminar, Scharf Banks Marmor LLC, February 5, 2015.
  • T. Banks, "Compliance: The New International Law," 1 Compliance Eliance Journal 21, 2015.
  • T. Banks, "Agile Compliance Using Big Data," Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Compliance and Ethics Institute, Chicago, Illinois, September 2014.
  • T. Banks, "Compliance Update: Lessons from the Cases," ABA Antitrust Section, September 2014.
  • T. Banks, "Government Approaches to Antitrust Compliance in the US and Elsewhere and Why You Should Ignore Them and Just Make a Good Compliance Program," Canadian Bar Association 2014 Annual Fall Competition Law Conference, Ottawa, Canada, September 2014.
  • T. Banks, “Automating Your Compliance Program,” 2013 Compliance & Ethics Institute of the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics, Washington, D.C., October 6-9, 2013.
  • "Training Your Dragons," Compliance Programs for the Board of Directors, Ethics & Compliance Officer Association, Chicago, Illinois, September 2013.
  • T. Banks, "Practising Law Institute Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2013," Chicago, Illinois, May 9-10, 2013
  • T. Banks, "Red Light Cameras and Compliance Programs", University of Denver Sturm College of Law, March 2013.
  • T.Banks, "Building & Maintaining an Effective Compliance Program", Chicago-Kent College of Law, January 2013.
  • T.Banks,  "Automating Compliance in the iPhone Age", Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics, October 2012.
  • T.Banks, "Practical Compliance for Companies of All Sizes", Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, September 2012.
  • T.Banks, "How Does Your Position Align with Your Corporation's Risk Appetite?" RIMS Regional Risk Management Conference, September 2012.
  • T.Banks, "Corporate Compliance & Ethics", PLI Antitrust Institute, June 2012.
  • T. Banks and N. Jalabert-Doury, "Best Practices for Compliance Programs: Results of an International Survey," Concurrence Revue de droits de la concurrence, May 2012.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Culture and Compliance", Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics Regional Conference, April 2012.
  • T. Banks, "Implementing an Efficient and Effective Ethics and Compliance Program," Corporate Counsel (ALM) General Counsel Conference West Coast, San Francisco, California, November 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Compliance Programs: Where Outside Counsel Can Help or Make a Bad Situation Worse," New York City Bar Association, New York, New York, October 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Compliance Seminar," Loyola University Law School, Chicago, Illinois, Fall 2011, 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Using Automation for Compliance, Advanced Discussion Group Leader, Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics", Las Vegas, Nevada, September 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Insider Trading and Compliance," Law Bulletin White Collar + Corporate Governance Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Culture and International Compliance," University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado, March 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Integrating Legal Requirements into Business Procedures," Annual Ethics & Compliance Conference, Ethics & Compliance Officer Association, Anaheim, California, September 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Compliance and Ethics," PLI Antitrust Institute, Chicago, Illinois, June 2010.
  • T. Banks, “Sentencing Commission Proposals and Business Reality: Records Management Does Matter in Compliance - and Business - Risk,” Bloomberg Law Reports: Risk & Compliance. May 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Why Corporate Culture is the Only Thing that Matters in Compliance & Ethics," Compliance and Ethics Conference, Blue Cross & Blue Shield Association Anti-Fraud, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 2010.
  • C. Liipfert, "A View from the Trenches: Effective Communications and Training (An In-House View)," PLI Chicago Compliance & Ethics Institute, Chicago, Illinois, May 20-21, 2009, and May 13-14, 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Up the Ladder Reporting and SOX: Not Enough," University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado, April 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Setting the Stage for Your New Compliance Program," Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics Regional Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 2010.
  • T. Banks, “Keep It Simple: Take The Perspectives of Employees, Not Lawyers,” Law Technology News, February 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Creating the Ethical Corporate Culture," PLI Advanced Compliance Workshop, San Francisco, California, December 2009.
  • T. Banks, "Managing Ethics and Compliance During a Recession," Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics 8th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 2009.
  • T. Banks, "Managing Compliance & Ethics in Tough Economic Times," Institute of Internal Auditors GRC Conference, San Diego, California, August 2009.
  • T. Banks, "The Role of Lawyers in a Company's Compliance Program," Association of Corporate Counsel, July 2009.
  • T. Banks, “General Counsel as CCEO? Not an Obvious Answer,” Compliance and Ethics Magazine, June 2009.
  • T. Banks, “Compliance in Times of Crisis,” Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, April 2009.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Legal Compliance in 2009: Are You Ready to Deal with Today's Risks?" Aspen Publishers/Wolters Kluwer, March 2009.
  • T. Banks and G. Stavrou, “Compliance On-Screen,” Compliance and Ethics Magazine, October 2007.
  • T. Banks, S. Lassar and T. Giller (winner of Apex Award of Excellence for Feature Writing), “Recent Trends in Internal Investigations,” ACC Docket, April 2007.
  • T. Banks, "The Biggest Compliance Mistake That Lawyers Make,"  Co-Authored by Eric Hinton CECO 7-11.  In-House Access. 

Diversity

  • S. Scharf & R.D. Liebenberg, "First Chairs at Trial: More Women Need Seats at the Table," American Bar Foundation, July 2015.
  • S. Scharf, “Solutions and Best Practices for Diversity in the Legal Profession,” Diversity Summit, St. Louis, Missouri, May 20, 2015.
  • S. Scharf, "NAWL Annual Survey of Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms," Authored or co-authored each annual report from 2006-2014. NAWL Foundation and NAWL, Chicago, Illinois 2006-2014.
  • S. Scharf, "30 Women Blackstones Seminar,"  Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, August 22, 2013.
  • S. Marmor, "Taking the Reins in Your Own Hands: Establishing a Minority or Women-Owned Law Firm." Law Firm Practice Management, Defense Library Series, DRI.
  • S. Scharf, "The Role of Women's Initiatives in Advancing Women Lawyers," NAWL National Webinar, April 2013.
  • S. Scharf, Effectiveness of Women’s Initiatives, NAWL meeting, New York New York, July 18, 2012.
  • S. Marmor, "Women and Minorities: Willing Partners or Reluctant Allies?" NAWL Annual Meeting, New York, New York, July 2012.
  • S. Scharf, "The Strategy, Structure and Scope of Women's Initiatives in Law Firms," NAWL Foundation, Chicago, Illinois 2012.
  • S. Scharf, "Women in the Profession: Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We Should Be," Ohio Women Bar Association's Annual Meeting, Dayton, Ohio, May 2010.
  • S. Scharf, "National Association of Women Lawyers Survey on the Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms," ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, July 2009.
  • S. Scharf, "Managing Diversity Expectations Between In-House and Outside Counsel," Martindale-Hubbell and Lexis Nexis, Washington, District of Columbia, April 2009.
  • S. Scharf, "Increasing the Use of Diverse Suppliers," Westchester and Fairfield County ACCA Diversity Summit Conference, October 2008.
  • S. Scharf, "Impact of Attrition on Women in Large Firms on Judicial Diversity and Judicial Independence," National Association of Women Judges Mid-West Regional Conference, August 2008.
  • S. Scharf, "2007 National Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms," National Conference of Women's Bar Association, February 2008.
  • E. Quandt, R. Lesley, "A Proposal for Building Diversity in Our Practices, Products Liability, Section of Litigation," American Bar Association, 2007.
  • E. Quandt, "Building Diversity in the Products Liability Practice," American Bar Association, August 5, 2005.

Employment

  • D. Fox, “Negotiating Executive Employment Agreements: Intellectual Property and Other Tips and Traps for the Unwary,” American Bar Association 2015 Midwinter Meeting, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, Labor and Employment Section, Naples, Florida, March 26, 2015.
  • N. Stillman and V. Fox, "The Contagious Employee,” Hot Topics for Food Industry/Consumer Packaged Goods Entrepreneurs Seminar, Scharf Banks Marmor LLC, February 5, 2015.
  • T. Banks, "Ethical Considerations for In-House Employment Lawyers," North Shore Labor Counsel, Deerfield, Illinios, June 2014.
  • S. Scharf, T. Banks and S. Marmor, "Current Employment Law Issues," North Shore Labor Counsel Meeting, June 13, 2014.
  • D. Fox, "Non-Compete Purgatory: Leaving But Not Yet Gone" Employment Rights and Responsibility Committee Midwinter Meeting, American Bar Association Labor & Employment Section, March 2014.
  • T. Banks, "Conducting Employee Disciplinary Investigations," Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Video, June 2013.
  • S. Scharf, "Flex Time Policies, Walmart Conference," Bentonville, Arkansas, June 2010.
  • S. Scharf, Schoeman, Updike & Kaufman, "Update on the Law: Illinois Imposes Strict Liability for Sexual Harassment by Any Supervisor," LLP Client Alert, April 2009.
  • S. Scharf, "Immigration Reform and the Federal law of Employment Discrimination," The New Simpson-Rodino Immigration Law of 1986 (S. Mailman, ed.), pp. 202-223, Prentice Hall, New York, 1986.
  • T. Banks, "Wage Assignments and Wage Deduction Orders in Illinois," Editor, Chicago Council of Lawyers, 1978

Intellectual Property & Technology

  • D. Fox, "A Discussion of Facial Recognition Technology, Interactive Displays and Recent Legal Developments," The Newsletter of the Illinois State Bar Association Section on Intellectual Property Law, November 2015.
  • D. Fox, "Mining Data and Privacy: A Primer," Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, September 14, 2015.
  • D. Fox, “Copyrights on the Street: Creating and Preserving Graffiti and Other Art in Public Spaces,” Copyright Society of the United States Annual Meeting, Newport, Rhode Island, June 9, 2015.
  • S. Marmor, "Whose Facebook Is It Anyway? Social Media, Privacy, and the Law," PLI Compliance & Ethics Institute, Chicago, Illinois, May 4-5, 2015.
  • D. Fox, "A Few Words on Discovery of Social Media Evidence," Decalogue Tablets, The Decalogue Society of Lawyers, Spring 2015.
  • D. Fox, "Fundamental Intellectual Property Law and Related Restrictive Covenants for Labor and Employment Lawyers," American Bar Association Labor & Employment Section, Annual Section Meeting, November 2014.
  • D. Fox, "Legal Considerations of Crowdfunding: Intellectual Property, Consumer Protection and Securities Issues," LEXVID Continuing Professional Education, 2014.
  • D. Fox, "Navigating Social Media and the Law," The Decalogue Society of Lawyers, October 2014.
  • T. Banks, “What Really Should be in General Counsel's Skill Set,” Law Technology News, August 4, 2014.
  • D. Fox, "Identifying Intellectual Property Issues in Start-ups," Illinois State Bar Association, May 27, 2014.
  • S. Marmor, "Social Media and the Law, From Innovation to Litigation," PLI Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute, May 2014.
  • S. Marmor, "When Everyone is Watching: Social Media, Privacy, and the Law," PLI Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute, May 2014.
  • D. Fox, Sarah Marmor, Virginia Kim, "The Rise of Social Media and Its Role in Litigation," Cloud Computing and Electronic Discovery (Wiley) (ed. J. Martin, H, Cendrowski,), 2014.
  • D. Fox, "Going Beyond Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants: Intellectual Property Protections in Employment Agreements," ERR Committee of the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, March 2014.
  • D. Fox, "Non-Compete Purgatory: You Know You are Leaving, But You Are Not Gone (Yet)," Co-Authored, Non-Competition, Trade Secrets, Proprietary Information, and Duty of Loyalty Subcommittee, ERR Committee of the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, March 2014.
  • D. Fox, "Crowd Funding 101," Illinois State Bar Association, February 13, 2014.
  • S. Marmor, "The Rise of Social Media and its Role in Litigation in Cloud Computing and Electronic Discovery," Co-Author (Wiley) 2014.
  • M. Chimes, P. Sankar, "Confidential and Proprietary Information,’ in J. Silverman et al. eds., The IACUC Handbook 503, CRC Press, 3rd ed. 2014.
  • T. Banks, “Why Your Organization Needs a Cybersecurity Compliance Plan,” Law Technology News, December 10, 2013.
  • S. Marmor, “When Everyone is Watching: Social Media, Privacy, and the Law,” PLI Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute, May 2013.
  • D. Fox, "Stretching Beyond the Sea Shore: Non-Compete Geographic Restrictions In a Virtual World," Co-Authored, Non-Competition, Trade Secrets, Proprietary Information, and Duty of Loyalty Subcommittee, ERR Committee of the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, March 2013. Click here to read.     
  • D. Fox, “Apple v. Samsung: Is it the Patent Case of the Year?” Illinois State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, December 2012.
  • M. Churma, "Shadow Banking: Help is on the Way," Illinois Business Law Journal, December 2012.
  • M. Churma, "Welfare, Innovation and Growth: The Patent Paradox," Illinois Business Law Journal, November 2012.
  • S. Marmor, Client Alert: “Illinois Enacts Social Media Privacy Limits for Employers,” September 2012.
  • S. Marmor, "Social Media: Is it All Just Talk?" PLI Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute, May 2012.
  • D. Fox, “Can You Really Run a Practice from a Tablet?” Legal Trends for Non-Techies: Topics, Trends, and Tips to Help your Practice -2012, Illinois State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, March 2012.
  • D. Fox, "A Harsh Reminder From U.S. Courts: Don’t Let Your Marks Go Out Naked," International Law News, American Bar Association Section of International Law, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2012.
  • C. Liipfert, "Business Case," Law Technology News, October 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Perfect Fit?" Co-Authored by Christian Liipfort, Law Technology News, October 2011.
  • T. Banks, "Why Your Company Should Embrace Social Media, Now!" Law Technology News, May 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Risks and Benefits of Social Networking in Corporations," Legal Tech, New York, New York, February 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Call to Disarm," Co-Authored by Jim Mittenthal, Law Technology News, October 2009.
  • T. Banks, "I Hate Technology," Law Technology News, February 2009.
  • M. Chimes, "L.B. Ergin, & K.A. Donohue, Confidential and Proprietary Information", in J. Silverman et al. eds., The IACUC Handbook 407, CRC Press, 2nd ed. 2007.
  • S. Scharf, "Marketing Products on the Internet: Managing Risks, Limiting Liabilities and Litigating Disputes," Co-Chair, American Bar Association National Institute, September 2000.
  • T. Banks, "Are You on Top of Your Electronic Communications?" 1 In-House Practice & Management 8, November 1997.
  • C. Liipfert, "The Dark Side of Technology," American Corporate Counsel Association, Chicago Chapter, June 1996.
  • C. Liipfert, "Minimum Required Technology: One Client's View," The American Lawyer, May 1995.
  • C. Liipfert, "How Can Electronic Communication Make Your Operation More Competitive and Efficient?" Linking In-House and Outside Counsel, ABA Tech Show, Chicago, April 1995.
  • T. Banks, "Computers Can Help You to Manage Outside Counsel," 39 Practical Lawyer No. 25, September 1993.
  • T. Banks, "Orienting Outside Counsel," ABA Counselor's Computer & Management Report, Fall 1992.
  • T. Banks, "The Computer in the Corporate Law Department: Yellow Pads to Computer -- the Lawyer in Control", American Bar Association, 1st ed. 1987; 2d ed. 1991.
  • T. Banks, "Time to Upgrade Your Setup?" ABA Business Lawyer's Computer News, Spring/Summer 1990.
  • T. Banks, "Is PBX for You?" ABA Corporate Dispatch, Spring 1990.
  • T. Banks, "Communications: The Next Step for Law Department Automation," ABA Business Lawyer's Computer News, Fall 1989.
  • T. Banks, "Laptops in the Air," ABA Corporate Dispatch, July 1989.
  • T. Banks, "Keeping Those Old PCs Alive," ABA Business Lawyer's Computer News. Summer 1989.
  • T. Banks, "New Product Reviews," ABA Corporate Law Department User Group Newsletter, Spring 1988; Fall 1987.

Life Sciences

  • S. Scharf, “Best Practices for Managing the Risks of Nanotech Medical Products,” Food and Drug Law Institute's First Annual Conference on Nanotechnology Law, Regulation and Policy, February 2008.
  • S. Scharf, “FDA Proposes Revised CBE Rules and Reiterates Preemptive Authority,” FDLI’s UPDATE, Issue 2, March/April 2008.
  • S. Scharf, “Risk Management Strategies for Prescription Medical Products,” Central Business Intelligence, December 2007.
  • M. Chimes, "Response to Protocol Review Scenario: Violators Beware!", 36(8) Lab Animal 13, September 2007.
  • S. Scharf, “Drug/Device Co-Development: Litigation Risk Management Strategies,” 50th Annual FDLI and FDA Conference, April 2007.
  • S. Scharf, “New Rulings in Drug Cases Highlight Debate Over Preemption,” Law.com, October 2006.
  • S. Scharf, “FDA’s Comments Herald New Strength for Preemption Defense in Drug Product Litigation,” FDLI’s UPDATE, Issue 5, September/October 2006.
  • S. Scharf, “Post-Marketing Event Reports and Clinical Trial Data: Potential Uses and Abuses in Litigation,” American Conference Institute, June 2006.
  • M. Chimes, "Medical Corporation," Business Entities and Corporate Law in Illinois, Matthew Bender, 2006.
  • S. Scharf, "Risk Assessment and Risk Management Before the Product Launch," Food and Drug Law Institute, January 2005.
  • M. Chimes, "Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Compliance: A Resource for Health Care Boards of Directors," Jenner & Block​ Health Law Briefs, Chicago, Illinois, Fall 2003.
  • M. Chimes, "HHS Issues Interim Final Rule Requiring Electronic Submission of Medicare Claims," Jenner & Block​ Health Law Briefs, Chicago, Illinois, Fall 2003.
  • S. Scharf, S. Marmor, and L. Spacapan, "The Use of Toxicology in Tort Litigation: A Survey of Federal and State Jurisdictions," American Bar Association, May 2005.
  • V. Kim, B. Mason and E. Schoon, "Plaintiffs' Claims Are One Thing, Third Party Payor Issues Are Another: Questions and Issues Involving Public and Private Third Party Payor Claims," DRI Drug and Medical Device Conference, May 2005.
  • S. Scharf, "FDA Issues Final Guidances for Pharmaceutical Risk Assessment and Risk Management," Jenner & Block Client Alert, March 2005.
  • S. Scharf, "Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices," presented at TechLaw Group, Inc. International CLE Session, April 2004.
  • S. Scharf, "The Use of Epidemiology in Tort Litigation: A survey of Federal and State Jurisdictions," American Bar Association, July 2003.
  • S. Scharf, "Post-Sale Duties to Warn, Recall and Retrofit: A Midwest Survey: Manufacturers Face Differing Duties in the Midwest," American Bar Association, March 2002.
  • S. Scharf, "Marketing Pharmaceutical Products on the Internet: Managing Risks and Limiting Liabilities in the World of E-Commerce," Products Liability, American Bar Association, Vol. 12, No. 2001.

Litigation

  • S. Marmor, "Product Liability Litigation Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices," Co-Editor, Practicing Law Institute (PLI), 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • S. Marmor, "Expert Evidence-Law, Strategies and Best Practices," Co-Author, Product Liability Litigation Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices, Practicing Law Institute (PLI), 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • G. Sax, S. Scharf, and Z. Mayo, "Product Liability Litigation Involving Children's Products," Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices. Practising Law Institute, December 2012.
  • S. Scharf, S. Marmor and J. Chow, "Expert Evidence - Law, Strategies and Best Practices," Product Liability Litigation: Current Law Strategies and Best Practices. Practising Law Institute, December 2012. Click here to read.
  • S. Scharf, "Update on the Law of Expert Evidence," Practicing Law Institute's Federal Civil Update, Chicago, Illinois, October 2012.
  • S. Jakobe, "Nuisance," Co-Author, Environmental Liability and Insurance Recovery, American Bar Association, May 2012.
  • S. Scharf, “Unconscious Bias in Jury Selection,” Product Liability Advisory Council 2012 Spring Conference, Ashville, North Carolina, April 2012.
  • S. Scharf, L. Spacapan, T. Braun, S. Marmor, "Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices,"  Practising Law Institute (PLI). Original publication 2009. Updated 2010, 2011, and 2012.
  • D. Fox & P. Williams, "Product Litigation Over Defective Construction Products,"  Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices, Practising Law Institute (S. Scharf, L. Spacapan, T. Braun & S. Marmor, eds. 2012).
  • G. Sax, “Product Liability Litigation Involving Children's Products, in Product Liability Litigation,"  Chapter 30B: Co-Author with Z. Mayo and S. Scharf, Current Law, Strategies, and Best Practices, Practising Law Institute, 2012 edition.
  • S. Scharf, "Update on the Law of Expert Evidence," Practicing Law Institute's Federal Civil Update, Chicago, Illinois, October 2011.
  • S. Scharf, “Changing Demographics of Jury Pools”, Product Liability Advisory Council Fall Conference, October 2009.
  • S. Scharf, "Appellate Advocacy in Illinois: Best Practices for Written and Oral Argument," National Association of Women Lawyers, July 2007.
  • S. Scharf, "Psychology of Expert Testimony," Product Liability Advisory Council, April 2006.
  • S. Scharf, “A Business Approach to Minimizing Product Liability Litigation,” Minimizing Product Liability Litigation (Aspatore Books), 2005.
  • S. Scharf, "Consumer Fraud Litigation in Illinois," Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC), October 2004.
  • S. Scharf, “Consumer Fraud Litigation: Law and Defenses in Illinois,” Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC), September 2004.
  • S. Scharf, "Post Sale Responsibilities: Impact of Agency Activities on Product Litigation," Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC), April 2004.
  • S. Scharf, "The Evidentiary Impact of Regulatory Action on Product Litigation in the United States," Product Liability Advisory Council, March 2004.
  • S. Scharf, "Our Federalism: Court Problems and Potential Solutions in Multi-District Litigation," Class Actions and Consolidated Mass Tort Litigation, American Bar Association Joint Seminar of the Environmental Products Liability & Mass Tort Litigation Committees, March 2004.
  • S. Scharf, "Mealey's Fundamentals of Insurance Coverage Law Conference," October 2003.
  • S. Scharf, "Evolving Asbestos Coverage Issues in an Era of Exponential Growth in the Number of Defendants," Mealey's Advanced Insurance Coverage Conference: Top 10 Issues for Practitioners, January 2003.
  • S. Scharf, "Secondary Evidence Need Not Recreate Language of Missing Insurance Policy, California Supreme Court Rules." Jenner & Block Insurance Newsletter, 2003.
  • S. Scharf, "Identifying and Managing Risks of Product Liability Litigation from Internet Sales," Hackers-Spammers-Cyber-Squatters-Business Torts on the Electronic Frontier, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, July 2000.
  • S. Scharf, "Product Liability.com - New Issues and New Solutions," American Bar Association Section of Litigation/Products Liability Committee Midyear Meeting, February 2000.
  • S. Scharf, "After Kumho Tire: The Court as the Gatekeeper of Expert Testimony," Deloitte & Touche Annual Meeting, September 1999.
  • S. Scharf, "After Kumho Tire: The Court as the Gatekeeper of Expert Testimony," Deloitte& Touche National Consulting Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August 26, 1999.
  • S. Scharf, "The Court as the Gatekeeper of Expert Evidence," Chair, American Bar Association Regional Institute, May 1999.
  • S. Scharf, "Communications Specialists Help With Damage Control," U.S. Business Litigation Magazine, February 1997.
  • S. Scharf, "The Media and Products Litigation," For the Defense Magazine, Defense Research Institute, October 1996.

General Topics

  • M. Churma, "New Age Authentication," Substance: Illinois Mechanical & Specialty Contractors Association, Winter 2015.
  • T. Banks, "Corporate Leadership"  Green Legal Matters Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2010.
  • T. Banks, "Landing New Business: The ABCs of Making the Sale," Center for Competitive Management Webinar, July 2009.
  • T. Banks, "New Requirements & Concerns for Nonprofits," Keep America Beautiful State Leaders Conference, Chicago, Illinois, July 2009.
  • T. Banks, "Why Should I Hire You?" Legal Tech West, June 2009.
  • T. Banks, "Practical Issues in Business Law," Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, April 2009.
  • S. Scharf, "Assess the Current Regulatory Environment for Risk/benefit Communication," The Center for Business Intelligence, November 2005.
  • S. Scharf, "Damage Control: Corporate Counsel's Role in Containing and Resolving Corporate Crises," Lexis/Nexis Counsel to Counsel Seminar, May 2005.
  • S. Scharf, "Risk Analysis and Resource Allocation: The Art of Managing Costs," Corporate Legal Times Super Conference, June 2004.
  • T. Banks, "What We Wish We Could Get from a Law Firm," Marketing Success Stories, American Bar Association. 2004.
  • S. Scharf, "Post-Sale Duties to Warn, Recall and Retrofit: A Midwest SurveyL Manufacturers Face Differing Duties in the Midwest," American Bar Association, March 2002.
  • S. Scharf, "Use of Foreign Experts and Foreign Studies," American Bar Association Products Liability Committee Annual Meeting, March 2002.
  • T. Banks, "Work Product and Attorney Client Privilege, Co-Authored by Murray Bring, Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel,West Publishing/American Corporate Counsel Association, 2000.
  • S. Scharf, "Crisis Management," Joint ACAA/Chicago Bar Association Seminar, April 1999.
  • T. Banks, "BMW of North America v. Gore: More Than Just a Car Case," BMW Car Club of America Roundel, June 1996.
  • ​T. Banks, "Making Your Corporate Law Department 'Hot'," 6 Counselor's Computer & Management Report 4, Summer 1995.
  • T. Banks, "EC Law After 1992: A Practical Guide for Lawyers Outside the Community," Book review,  22 Denver J. Int. L. & Policy 541, 1994.
  • T. Banks, "Making the Most of the Small or Solo Department," ABA Corporate Law Department Handbook,1987.
  • T. Banks, Book Reviews, The International Lawyer, 1979.
  • T. Banks, "International Court of Justice Opinion Briefs," American Bar Association1978.
  • T. Banks, GATT, Altered Economics, and DISC, 5 Denver J. Int. L. & Policy 121, 1975.
  • T. Banks, "Political Terror and International Law," Revista da Faculdade de Direito (U.F.M.G., Brasil) 1975.
  • T. Banks, "The Difficulty of Consensus in the Middle East," 5 Denver J. Int. L. & Policy 419, 1975.