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

Business Valuation 201 for Litigators

By Marc Asbra – April 30, 2019 | The key to nailing your next trial or deposition is an expert whose analysis will support critical valuation assumptions.

Emotional Distress Damages in Defamation Cases

By Nicholas Carroll – April 30, 2019 | Defamation is no longer a “rich man’s tort,” but neither has it become the poor person’s surefire lottery ticket.

Sound Advice Podcasts

Effective Expert-Counsel Relationships

Chip Darius discusses tips on how counsel and experts can work together more effectively. (10:14 min.)

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)

Expert Witnesses

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