Jeffrey J. Greenbaum

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

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Amending Rule 45: Clarifying And Changing Subpoena Practices

In considering potential changes to the subpoena rule, Rule 45 (the Rule), which had not been changed in 20 years, the Civil Rules Advisory Committee (CRAC) was of the view that there were things that needed to be clarified or changed and that it was very lengthy and at times hard to follow....

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The Duke Conference And E-Discovery Solutions - A Panelist's Perspective

Mr. Greenbaum is a leader in the ABA Section of Litigation and the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, where he served as President. In the ABA Section of Litigation, he is an elected Section Officer, member of the Section's Executive Committee and governing Council and was its Liaison to...

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Hydrogen Peroxide: The Third Circuit's "Acid Test" For Class Certification

A class action lawsuit can pose a significant legal risk to any corporation. Undoubtedly, whether to certify a proposed class action is the pivotal decision in the life of a proposed class action lawsuit. In recognition of the critical nature of that decision, the Third Circuit, in an important...

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Reduce Costs And Protect Expert Draft Reports And Communications With Expert Witnesses - An ABA Proposal That Corporate Counsel Should Consider Supporting

Editor: Please tell our readers about the problems of working with expert witnesses under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and how New Jersey has solved these problems. Greenbaum: In 2002 New Jersey amended its Rules to protect drafts of expert reports and communications between the...

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District Court Recognizes That Class Actions Against Not-For-Profit Hospitals Cannot Solve The Problem Of Funding Affordable Health Care For Uninsured Patients

Affordable health care for all Americans has been a significant issue in national politics for at least the past 15 years.Those most in need of it are the people who fall outside the boundaries of the current system of health care finance, namely those above the threshold for government-assisted...

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