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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 Bringing this Suit Make Sense?

The second in a series of articles about how to reduce litigation costs while getting better results. The following is adapted from Chapter I.C of Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management . Once the pertinent facts and applicable law are analyzed and a detailed budget prepared, virtually all of...

Budgets Are A Reality For Litigators

By Eric E. Bensen & Rebecca K. Myers There is probably no other part of the litigation process where the cold hard reality of hindsight has less in common with the lofty expectations of planning than the much demanded, but universally dreaded litigation budget. Budgeting is a foundational brick...

Litigation Budgets Can Help Resolve Differences Between Inhouse And Outside Counsel

By Eric E. Bensen & Rebecca K. Myers A detailed budget, one that accounts for the number and nature of anticipated motions, scope of discovery to be taken by each side, including depositions, length of trial, etc., provides an opportunity for In-house and Outside Counsel to discuss their expectations...

Budgets Are A Reality For Litigators

By Eric E. Bensen & Rebecca K. Myers There is probably no other part of the litigation process where the cold hard reality of hindsight has less in common with the lofty expectations of planning than the much demanded, but universally dreaded litigation budget. Budgeting is a foundational brick...

Litigation Budgets Can Help Resolve Differences Between Inhouse And Outside Counsel

By Eric E. Bensen & Rebecca K. Myers A detailed budget, one that accounts for the number and nature of anticipated motions, scope of discovery to be taken by each side, including depositions, length of trial, etc., provides an opportunity for In-house and Outside Counsel to discuss their expectations...

Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management Part 1: Litigation Budgets

Rebecca Kelder Myers and Eric E. Bensen , authors of the LexisNexis® title Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management, recently visited the LexisNexis offices in New York City for a conversation about just some of the topics they explore in their new work. Myers, an attorney with Paul Hastings...

Ballard Spahr LLP: 3rd Circuit Finds FAA Preempts N.J. Law On Class Action Waivers

By the Consumer Financial Services Group In the first federal appeals court decision to apply AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion to a non-AT&T Mobility arbitration agreement, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has held that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts New Jersey...