Proud content manager, writer and podcast host for the Risk and Insurance Management Society. I am also a freelance writer for legal and music publications, and produce audio interviews.
An in-depth audio interview with my favorite metal singer, John Bush of Armored Saint. We talk about Armored Saint's newest album, Punching The Sky, how he keeps his voice strong, musical philosophies, and we discuss some of his lyrics and themes and have fun quizzing him on some of the deep cuts from his own resume. It is the most thrilling experience to date. July 2021
Is vaccine liability on the menu for restaurant owners in 2021?
This article was originally published in our 2021 Employment Law Issue.
From beloved corner eateries to national chains, restaurants everywhere continue to teeter on the edge of survival due to COVID-19’s impact on public health and the economy. Recovery is proving to be an uphill battle, even with the relaxation of mask mandates for the fully vaccinated.
Welcoming back employees and diners will be increasingly challenging for re...
Facebook certainly “liked” the outcomes of two major antitrust suits. In late June, a federal judge dismissed two distinct cases filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that claimed the social networking giant was creating a monopoly in the social media space.
Interviewed Paul Stancil, a professor at Brigham Young University Law School. - July 12, 2021
Holy Mother co-founders Mike Tirelli and Jim Harris return to speak with ROTR Contributor Justin Smulison about their new release Face This Burn, and their excitement about their first show in nearly 20 years on July 29, 2021 at the Stereo Garden in NY for Dee Snider’s movie premiere party.
Interview with Mike Tirelli, singer and co-founder of Holy Mother.
One of the strongest hard rock/metal albums of the first half of 2021 was Face This Burn, which marked the return of Holy Mother. Formed in Long Island, New York, the quartet is led by co-founders Mike Tirelli (vocals) and James Harris (drums). New guns include Greg Giordano on lead guitar and bassist Russell Pzutto, who is also known for his concurrent role as Dee Snider’s four-stringer.
Jace Media - July 2021
Artillery guitarist and co-founder Michael Stützer spoke with me in an exclusive Rock On The Rise interview about the Danish thrash band’s influential 40-year history.
Their remarkable tenth album, X was recently released by Metal Blade. X was also the starting point for our dialogue, as we progressively worked our way back through Artillery’s career album by album. July 2021
Connecticut announced it will legalize high-THC cannabis for adult use on July 1, making it the 19th state to do so in the U.S. As of June 2021, 38 states and Puerto Rico have legalized cannabis for medical use.
This article was originally featured in the Best Lawyers All Rise newsletter. Subscribe today for interesting legal content delivered to your inbox each Monday.
The emerging cannabis sector is clearly gaining traction, and its impact was examined in a study published recently by New F...
Now as the director of the concert band of the German Armed Forces (also known as Das Musikkorps der Bundeswehr), Scheibling has led Das Musikkorps in other unique performances. In the last five years, he had conducted the orchestra accompanying heavy metal band U.D.O.’s live albums and performances. Though those albums were praised, they were symphonic enhancements to established songs. In 2019, U.D.O. wanted to diversify their sound on their 17th original studio album by adding a new layer ...
Two-time Personal Injury “Lawyer of the Year”, Daniel J.T. Sciano, reflects on the uniqueness and successes of his 40th year as one of San Antonio’s top litigators.
Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, Daniel J.T. Sciano and the lawyers of Tinsman & Sciano proudly continued their mission of securing justice and maximum compensation for Texans injured due to the neglect of others. - June 2021 - Also wrote the firm profile.
June 2021 All Rise "Single Shot" about Metallica's COVID lawsuit against insurer Lloyd's of London.
A landmark settlement was reached in the biggest child abuse case against the Boy Scouts of America.
This article was originally featured in our All Rise newsletter on July 19, 2021.
One of the largest child abuse settlements in U.S. history was announced this month. On July 1, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and its local councils stated they had reached an $850 million settlement with survivors of sex abuse allegedly committed by its scoutmasters and other organizational representatives.
2021 Best Lawyers Feature covering the successful resolution of a major gas blowout in Washington D.C.
Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder’s litigation against a world-renowned higher education institution is expected to set a precedent impacting civil rights, copyright and social justice. Along with the types of cases the firm typically handles, they are willing to take on unusual and untested legal issues – an honor to the legacies of its longtime leaders.
Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder (Koskoff) is revered as one of Connecticut's most successful plaintiff's litigation firms. Founded more than 80 years ago, ...