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Pot Rescheduling Could Spur Inventory Accounting Change

By David van den Berg

If cannabis is reclassified to a lower tier under the Controlled Substances Act, it would unlock significant tax benefits for cannabis companies, such as allowing them to take standard business deductions, but they may need to account for their inventories differently to take full advantage.

Calif. Tribe Looks To Undo Tobacco Noncompliance Listing

By Joyce Hanson

The Twenty-Nine Palms of Mission Indians is suing the U.S. government in California federal court over its decision to place the tribe on a "non-compliant list" under a law that targets illegal tobacco trafficking, arguing that its operations comply with all applicable state laws.

SG's Office Is Case Study To Help Close Legal Gender Gap

By Sarah Zhu, Joanne Johnson and Sherry Zhang

As women continue to be underrepresented in the upper echelons of the legal profession, law firms could learn from the example set by the Office of the Solicitor General, where culture and workplace policies have helped foster greater gender equality, say attorneys at Ocean Tomo.

NC High Court Snapshot: Philip Morris Fights Tax Credit Limit

By Hayley Fowler

North Carolina's top court will return in February from an extended hiatus to weigh whether a home healthcare company was correctly ejected from the state's Medicaid program, and if regulators were right to limit state export tax credits for tobacco giant Philip Morris.

Law360 Seeks Members For Its 2024 Editorial Boards

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Law360 is looking for avid readers of its publications to serve as members of its 2024 editorial advisory boards.

Reimagining Law Firm Culture To Break The Cycle Of Burnout

By Kevin Henderson and Eric Pacifici

While attorney burnout remains a perennial issue in the legal profession, shifting post-pandemic expectations mean that law firms must adapt their office cultures to retain talent, say Kevin Henderson and Eric Pacifici at SMB Law Group.


Expert Analysis

6 Pointers For Attys To Build Trust, Credibility On Social Media

In an era of information overload, attorneys can use social media strategically — from making infographics to leveraging targeted advertising — to cut through the noise and establish a reputation among current and potential clients, says Marly Broudie at SocialEyes Communications.

A Post-Mortem Analysis Of Stroock's Demise

After the dissolution of 147-year-old firm Stroock late last year shook up the legal world, a post-mortem analysis of the data reveals a long list of warning signs preceding the firm’s collapse — and provides some insight into how other firms might avoid the same disastrous fate, says Craig Savitzky at Leopard Solutions.

Coaching High School Wrestling Makes Me A Better Lawyer

Coaching my son’s high school wrestling team has been great fun, but it’s also demonstrated how a legal career can benefit from certain experiences, such as embracing the unknown, studying the rules and engaging with new people, says Richard Davis at Maynard Nexsen.

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