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Michael Wechsler
Michael M. Wechsler is an experienced attorney, founder of, A. Research Scholar at Columbia Business School and of-counsel to Kaplan, Williams & Graffeo, LLC. He was also an SVP and chief Internet strategist at and legal consultant at Kroll Ontrack, a leading service e-discovery and computer forensics service provider.
  1. News iYogi Sued for Tech Support Scam by Attorney General

    The state attorney general of Washington State announced that they were suing iYogi and its President, Vishal Dhar, to stop a rampant tech support services scam. In most of these tele-support...
  2. News Yahoo Faces Text Messaging Class Action Lawsuit

    A federal court judge ordered Yahoo to face a class action lawsuit alleging the company sent unsolicited text messages to Sprint cellphone users in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
  3. News Justice Scalia's Remarks Ignite Racial Controversy

    Activists and news outlets debated whether comments made during oral argument by U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, contained racist overtones. A decision by the Supreme Court in Fisher...
  4. Waterways, Maritime Pleasure Craft Boat Ownership, Registration, Insurance & Law

    A detailed article on ownership and registration of pleasure crafts, licensing, use and legal limitations and chartering of pleasure boats.
  5. News Time Warner Ordered To Pay $230k For 153 Robocalls

    A New York federal court ordered Time Warner Cable to pay a Texas woman $230K for robocalls (automated phone calls) to her cell phone 153 times in one year.
  6. News Did ESPN Violate a Football Star's HIPAA Rights?

    ESPN's Adam Schefter somehow obtained photos of medical records concerning football star Jason Pierre-Paul's finger amputation. Were there HIPAA violations?
  7. News Google to Aid Emerging Laws Battling Revenge Porn

    Google will provide a revenge porn removal form, joining an emerging body of law to battle the problem. A brief review of new law and criminal prosecutions.
  8. News Former Dewey Partner Details Infighting Prior To Bankruptcy

    A former rainmaker of bankrupt power law firm, Dewey & LeBouef, testified as to the critical meeting which incensed other partners and led to its collapse.
  9. Decisions Marijuana Use May Get You Fired Even Where Legalized

    In Colorado, where marijuana use may be lawful, the court upheld the termination of an employee based upon federal law and a "zero tolerance" drug policy.
  10. Practice Domain Name Proxy Liability and Handling Hidden Parties

    Understand what domain name proxies and privacy services are and their liability. Learn tricks to get beyond the shield and shut down spammy websites.
  11. News StubHub Sues Warriors, Ticketmaster for Ticket Monopoly

    StubHub sued the Golden State Warriors and Ticketmaster alleging unfair and anti-competitive practices designed to obtain a ticket resale monopoly.
  12. News The Right to Perform Naked Near a Courthouse

    A man sat down next to a federal court, stripped and began playing violin as an anti-government "protest." He appeals with a surprising legal argument.
  13. Editorial Remembers Mayor Ed Koch

    Ed Koch, former New York City mayor, attorney, People's Court judge and celebrity spokesperson for died at the age of 88. The passion he had for New York City was worn on his sleeve....
  14. Practice Law Firm SEO: What Every Attorney Should Know

    A detailed list of what every attorney or businessperson should know about basic SEO concerning their website and how to select a reliable SEO professional.
  15. Columns Is Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana a DUI?

    Many don't realize that driving under the influence of marijuana is a DUI, even if possession is legal. THC levels may not be necessary for a conviction.