In-house Counsel's Guide To Trial Prep

Duration:   75 Minutes

The pressure is on in-house attorneys to cut costs, and litigation expenses are often the first target. Recognizing the high stakes that accompany potential lawsuits, this session will provide guidance on how to anticipate and manage litigation expenses while optimizing results through creative staffing, planned partnering and efficient team performance.

Whether you are engaged in, preparing for or simply proactively anticipating civil litigation, this 75-minute webinar will help you be ready with essential tips on: 

  • When to start which tasks to avoid fire drills.
  • How often to update management, the board and other internal clients, and what to say about trial preparation efforts.
  • Understanding the full range of procedural, substantive and logistical aspects of trial preparation.
  • How to co-manage the trial process with outside counsel.
  • And more.

Presenter:  Marcellus McRae, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Moderator: Melissa Lorenzo-Hervé, Editor, Litigation and International Arbitration, Practical Law Company

Related PLC resources include: Corporate Counsel Trial Readiness Checklist

Please note that the audio for this webinar will be streamed through your computer speakers. If you wish to test your computer system prior to the webinar, please click here. 


Originally Recorded: Tuesday, November 6, 2012


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