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By Dan Clark | July 23, 2021
Lori Schechter, of San Francisco-based McKesson Corp., was previously a partner at Morrison & Foerster.
4 minute read
By Charles F. Forer | July 22, 2021
Bob has been around the block several times when it comes to deposing third-party witnesses in arbitration proceedings. He knows the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) does not expressly allow for the full-blown discovery that parties routinely get under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
7 minute read
By Lawrence W. Newman and David Zaslowsky | July 22, 2021
In this edition of their International Litigation column, Lawrence W. Newman and David Zaslowsky examine the common practice in international arbitration of presenting direct witness testimony though witness statements provided in advance of the oral hearing. They consider the effect such written evidence may have, or not have, on arbitral tribunals when there is no live cross-examination of the witness at the hearing before the tribunal. Is there a way in such circumstances for the witness to testify in person after all?
10 minute read
By Timothy Capowski and Payne Tatich | July 16, 2021
At a time when judicial resources are unduly strained, a perfect starting point for clearing courtroom congestion is recognizing that delayed disclosure of settlement amounts in multi-tortfeasor litigations impedes, rather than encourages, settlement between the parties, and frustrates the legislative intent of the controlling statutes in this area.
22 minute read
By Amanda Bronstad | July 15, 2021
Mendoza, a mediator for class action settlements at Phillips ADR in Newport Beach, California, said lawyers have become more civil toward one another and that judges, faced with criminal case backloads, increasingly encourage parties to settle.
6 minute read
By Ross Todd | July 14, 2021
Nicole Westbrook of Jones & Keller has some suggestions about how to overcome screen fatigue to put on an effective case for clients during remote arbitrations.
4 minute read
By Zack Needles | July 9, 2021
Skyrocketing material costs and supply chain breakdowns are just a few of the hurdles that have resulted in problematic construction projects and unhappy customers.
5 minute read
By Cedra Mayfield | July 1, 2021
"A lot of our mediators are having to go out of state because there haven't been laws governing those mediations here," said Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution Executive Director Tracy Johnson.
4 minute read
By Alaina Lancaster | June 30, 2021
Fourth Circuit judges split on whether the court overstepped its authority in a ruling finding an aerial surveillance program violated the Fourth Amendment.
9 minute read
By Ellen Bardash | June 25, 2021
The Chancery Court said it could not decide a matter of procedural arbitrability—which has to be determined by an arbitrator—not one of substantive arbitrability.
2 minute read
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