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Jun 16, 2022

Recent Court of Appeals case confirms need for careful analysis of jurisdiction when litigating in Federal Court

The decision whether to litigate in state or federal court is a very important strategic choice that needs to be made at the outset of litigation.

Jul 23, 2013

Arbitration ruling divides litigation bar

The chasm between civil defense attorneys who extol the virtues of mandatory arbitration agreements and members of the plaintiffs’ bar who say the pacts strip consumers of their right to redress was widened by the U.S. Supreme Court last month.

May 22, 2013

Ready for war: Lawyers need comfort, supplies, privacy when litigating out of town

Music group Van Halen was not being prima donnas when members requested all brown M&Ms be removed from bowls in their dressing rooms; they were just being cautious.

Oct 11, 2011

TORT REPORT: Common interest privilege allows free flow of communication

There may be times in litigation or pre-litigation settings where discussions between the attorneys or parties to a lawsuit that have similar interests in the litigation may claim a privilege as to the content of the conversations. The privilege is known in Wisconsin as the c[...]

Jul 27, 2011

FRAUD FILES: Behind the Numbers: Critical Financial Analysis in Litigation

The financial portion of a lawsuit is often high-stakes. This is especially true in cases of divorce, breach of contract, securities fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, and white collar criminal defense. Whether the other side is an individual, a company, or the government[...]


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