Litigation Journal: Balancing
ABA Section of Litigation
It’s easy to carry on about the “obstreperous lawyer.” We all know who he is; we know her when we see her; he is the son of a bitch with whom we hate to litigate or negotiate; she is the bitch with whom we don’t want to be alone in a room. And it’s easy to read about the horrors of it all. See, e.g., Jill Schachner Chanen, “Dirty Tactics,” . We all have our reactiion to such lawyers; the lucky among us may even have a coherent strategy for dealing...