Ping® Webinar: 5 Things Every Design Contract Needs

I want to give a big thanks to Houzz PRO for hosting this webinar. This program covered: –The five key problem areas in design contracts –What the key terms of a contract should be, why they are there and when they should be changed –Rights & Remedies: what a designer can do if a client […]

Arts, Entertainment, Media & Advertising Law News – “Five Rs” To Remember

“Five Rs” To Remember When Letting Employees Go It is inevitable in almost every business. You will need to let an employee go. Whether it’s a seasoned designer coming with plug-and-play experience or a fresh face just out of design school, sometimes it just doesn’t work out. Recently, several of my designer clients have had […]

Arts, Entertainment, Media & Advertising Law News

U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee: The Gold Standard for Trademark Protection. By Kelli Ovies August 3, 2021 The Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act is a United States law (codified at 36 U.S.C. Sec. 220501 et seq. of the United States Code) that charters and grants monopoly status to the United States Olympic Committee, and […]

Illinois law and enforceability of postemployment restrictive covenants

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Every business in this, the Information Age, is highly dependent on confidential and proprietary information.  As many design and creative professionals know, a design business is often based on intimate, personal relationships with clients. As a result,  relationships are built upon a high degree of trust […]

Advanced Issues in Contracts for Interior Designers

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Every business transaction is governed by contract law, even if the parties don’t realize it. Despite the overwhelming role it plays in our lives, contract law can be incredibly difficult to understand. Successful Interior Designers know how to manage the legal needs of the business while […]

Contract Basics for Interior Designers

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Ever had an Interior Design client refuse to pay, not give you credit for your work, or use your design without actually hiring you? As unfair as these situations sound, the truth is they happen often. Poor planning, client management or incomplete contracts account for most […]

@Adlerlaw Has Been Nominated for The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Chicago, IL October 7, 2016 @Adlerlaw has been selected to compete in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Competition. From a field of hundreds of potential nominees, @Adlerlaw has received enough nominations to join the one of the largest competitions for legal blog writing online today. […]

Adler Named 1 of @Law360’s 20 Attorneys Killing It On Twitter

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin The 20 Attorneys Killing It On Twitter By Lisa Ryan Law360, New York (September 11, 2015, 4:57 PM ET) — Some attorneys have figured out how to use their Twitter accounts to build their personal brand and network with peers and prospective clients, while also pumping out […]