Recent Practice Points

Guidelines for Evaluating Whether You Need an Economic Expert

By Alex Barnett – February 25, 2019 | Seeking the opinion of an economist can help focus your attention on the most central issues in your case.

Tips from the Bench on the Presentation of Expert Witnesses at Trial

By Eric R. Harlan with Hon. J. Mark Coulson – January 24, 2019 | The Honorable J. Mark Coulson, U.S. magistrate judge for the District of Maryland, offers insights on preparing and presenting expert testimony at trial.

Articles

Shakespeare on Expert Witnesses

By Charles G. Ehrlich – October 31, 2018 | Effective use of expert witnesses drawn from 400-year-old wisdom.

Business Valuation 101 for Litigators

By Marc Asbra – October 31, 2018 | An outline of basic concepts in the valuation process--the key to nailing your next trial or deposition involving a valuation expert.

Sound Advice Podcasts

2016 Federal Rules Amendments

By John Sear The 2016 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are not as sweeping as the overhaul of the discovery rules last year, but they will nonetheless have a real impact upon civil litigation in federal court. The amendments relate to service of process, calculation of time after electronic service, and venue. (4:57 min)

Valuing the Rights of Publicity

By Scott Weingust The value of a celebrity’s right of publicity is a challenging question to answer. Careful and complete due diligence and analysis is key to developing a valuation that is reasonable and reliable for addressing tax and other commercial disputes. (9:33 min)

Expert Witnesses

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