When Your Expert Becomes Their Expert

By Robert L. Byman and Nathaniel K.S. Wackman – December 5, 2018 | The professional you’ve hired for your case has an opinion to support the other side. What to do?

Better Safe Than Sorry: Experts Should Apportion Damages in Trade Secret Cases

By Travis S. Hunter and Renée M. Mosley – December 5, 2018 | In trade secret misappropriation cases, experts should consider apportioning damages on a trade-secret-by-trade-secret basis; otherwise, they risk exclusion.

Practice Points

What Is a Sometimes Overlooked Resource on Federal Court Rules?

By Andrew M. Toft – December 8, 2018 | The Judicial Conference website provides a wealth of useful information for practitioners on Federal Court Procedural Rules.

Call Me Maybe?—Preserving the Ability to Talk with a Client During a Civil Trial

By Travis S. Hunter – November 30, 2018 | Regardless of general prohibitions, constitutional protections may allow an attorney to confer with a client during lengthy civil trial recesses.

Contract Boilerplate for Litigators Series

Read our series of articles that discuss various of the “boilerplate” provisions in the back of the contract that litigators typically wrestle with.


Pro Bono Opportunities

By James D. Abrams – October 16, 2018 | A brief overview of the need for pro bono services and opportunities to provide such services

Nationwide Class Action Settlement Scrutiny

By Simon Svirnovskiy – March 7, 2018 | Understanding the Ninth Circuit’s decision in the Hyundai and Kia litigation, and what it may mean for other class action settlements. (12:30)

Commercial & Business

Learn how to join the Commercial & Business committee and maximize your Section membership!