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Anne Stokes ArtLook, I get it—everyone wants to be a zealous advocate, to protect your client, to push for the maximum remedies available.

But at this moment in time, some perspective is in order. As in, if your case involves stopping the sale counterfeit unicorn products on the internet, sorry, that’s not an emergency. You need to chill out.

That was the message from U.S. District Judge Steven Seeger, who was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis before he was confirmed to a seat in the Northern District of Illinois in September.

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Jenna Greene

Jenna Greene is editor of The Litigation Daily and author of the "Daily Dicta" column. She is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and can be reached at jgreene@alm.com.

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