What Good is a Litigation Budget?

The first in a series of articles about how to reduce litigation costs while getting better results. The following is adapted from Chapter I.B of Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management . There is probably no other part of the litigation process where the cold hard reality of hindsight has less...

Does Settling the Case Make Sense?

The third in a series of articles about how to reduce litigation costs while getting better results. The following is adapted from Chapter I.D of Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management . If done properly, one of the most significant methods of reducing litigation costs over time is a systematic...

Do Litigation Team Members Have Access to the Information They Need?

The fourth in a series of articles about how to reduce litigation costs while getting better results. The following is adapted from Chapter II.C of Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management . The single biggest impediment to an efficient, cost effective litigation is the poor management of information...

Is Discovery Being Managed Properly? Document Collection

The sixth in a series of articles about how to reduce litigation costs while getting better results. The following is adapted from Chapter III.B.2 of Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management . Outside of trial, discovery is usually, indeed almost invariably, the most expensive part of a litigation...