Waiting for litigation to occur can be both risky and expensive – especially for companies with high litigation profiles. Because of their urgency, responding to discovery and placing legal holds can disrupt business operations and consume available resources, making it hard for a company to get out of the reactive discovery mindset. Instead of waiting for discovery requests to appear, organizations need to anticipate and prepare for future litigation requirements.
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- ArticlesPersonalizing the Corporate Client: Reversing the Reptilian Theory in High-stakes Litigation Article
Why do corporations lose in high-stakes litigation before juries? A number of factors may be to blame—including plaintiffs portraying corporations as uncaring monsters long before any parties set foot in the courtroom. For many years now, the Plaintiffs’ Bar has used litigation tactics consistent with the “Reptile Theory” to gain an advantage in the litigation and influence the ultimate outcome in the courtroom. In this presentation, we will address ways to combat these tactics by transforming the perception of the company from the inception of the case.