2. No Legal Advice
The materials on our website are general in nature and are intended only as background materials for informational purposes. They do not constitute legal advice. They may not apply to your specific situation or may be incomplete. Although we may update certain information on our website, some of the information may be outdated. You should not act or rely on any information on our website. You are not authorized to treat our website as a source of legal advice. Before acting or delaying action, you should first seek the advice of an attorney qualified in the applicable subject matter and jurisdiction.
3. No Tax Advice
(Required Tax Disclosure—Circular 230): Any tax information presented on our website is not intended to constitute a complete analysis of all tax considerations. Internal Revenue Service regulations generally provide that, for the purpose of avoiding United States federal tax penalties, a taxpayer may rely only on formal written opinions meeting specific regulatory requirements. The information presented our website does not meet those requirements. Accordingly, such information is not intended or written to be used, and a taxpayer cannot use it, for the purpose of avoiding United States federal or other tax penalties or for the purpose of promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters.
4. No Attorney-Client Relationship
Your access to or use our website does not create an attorney-client relationship between you this firm. If you are not a current client of this firm and you communicate with us through our website, we are under no obligation to keep confidential your communication nor will the communication invoke the attorney client privilege. Thus, unless you have a pre-existing, documented attorney-client relationship with one of our attorneys, you should not communicate confidential information to us.
5. Sensitive Communications
Should you choose to contact us electronically, you should be aware that information transmitted electronically cannot be guaranteed to be securely transmitted. We assume no responsibility for the loss of confidentiality for any information you transmit through the internet.
6. Advertising Notice
We do not seek to be retained by anyone who approaches our firm as a result of the our website and who is from a state where we fail to comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state. Under the New York State Lawyer’s Code of Professional Responsibility, the content of our website might contain advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Each representation has unique facts and circumstances that may impact results.
7. Jurisdictional Issues
Lawyers in this firm are admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, New York and Connecticut only. We do not provide legal advice on matters of state law in any other states.
8. License to use website
Unless otherwise stated, we own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You must not:
- republish material from this website (including republication on another website) without express written permission;
- sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
- show any material from the website in public; or
- redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as our newsletter and links to our blog or other pages of our website).
9. Acceptable use
You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including, without limitation, scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.
You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.
10. Restricted access
Access to certain areas of our website is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion.
If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that the password is kept confidential.
You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account or password.
11. No Warranties
OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE. WE ASSUME NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN, OR RELIANCE UPON, THE INFORMATION IN THIS WEBSITE. ANY MATERIALS DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH OUR SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
12. Limitations of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY OF ANY KIND OR UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO THESE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to indemnify and hold us, and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of our website, your connection to our website, your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.