Opportunity for Real Estate Associate

October 16, 2017 | Tagged:

Morningstar Law Group is seeking an associate with 3-6 years of sophisticated real estate law experience to join our Real Estate Practice Group. Qualified candidates will have very strong document drafting and negotiating skills and real estate experience, including, but not limited to: reviewing title and survey and drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, […]

What CEOs and other executives can learn from the Equifax data security breach fiasco

September 12, 2017 | Tagged: Richard J. Caira, Jr.

by Richard J. Caira, Jr. Last week there was yet another massive data breach of an ostensible industry bastion – Atlanta-based credit bureau Equifax – resulting in the loss of the personally-identifiable information of over 143 million people in the United States. For perspective, the entire U.S. population is currently around 325 million, of which […]

Morningstar’s Bill Brian quoted by Herald Sun in Russian hacking story

September 11, 2017 | Tagged: William J. Brian, Jr.

Bill Brian, current Durham County Board of Elections (BOE) chair and a founding member of Morningstar Law Group, was quoted by The Herald Sun regarding reports of Russian hacking allegations during the 2016 presidential election. Last week, Durham’s BOE released a statement refuting several points that were featured in a New York Times story: “Neither Durham County […]

13 Morningstar Law Group attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers®

We are proud to announce the inclusion of 13 MLG attorneys across several practice areas in Best Lawyers in America, 2018. Corporate  Kenneth G. Carroll Ken has represented buyers and sellers in numerous acquisitions, divestitures and mergers ranging in size from $100,000 to over $750,000,000.  Ken has represented business entities in structuring and negotiating joint ventures and […]

Supreme Court Decision in Lexmark Case Delivers Blow to Patent Holders

June 01, 2017 | Tagged: Jennifer (Collins) Van Doren

By Jennifer Van Doren, Partner, Morningstar Law Group The U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc. on May 30, 2017.  In it, the Court continued its recent expansion of the patent exhaustion doctrine, delivering a blow to patent holders and finding that a patent holder (or “patentee”) cannot […]