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Experience with litigation resolves disputes; experience with disputes resolves litigation.

Overlitigation is killing us. That’s actually the name of an article I wrote for Corporate Counsel.

But the problem isn’t just with litigation. It is with avoiding litigation. Dispute resolution is a process that begins before there is a dispute. It requires careful planning and creativity to avoid disagreements ripening into disputes (where that is possible), to resolve disputes without formal proceedings (where that is possible), and to craft formal proceedings to be as effective and efficient as they can be. And it should employ careful evaluation of how a client and its outside lawyers are approaching disputes, with an insight into what expenses are worth paying and which ones are not.

I have not only litigated for over 35 years myself, but I have also seen how others litigate from an unusual perspective. I have been hired to understand, evaluate, and recommend strategies to some of the largest and most prestigious firms in the country in some of their most complex disputes. It is easy to throw every resource at a problem. It is more difficult to target the right resources.

Let’s talk about the disputes you face and work together to avoid them or resolve them efficiently.

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