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Litigation: Taming the litigation beast, controlling when and how you go to trial

Looking at a few ways some companies set and approach this trigger point

There are very few C-level executives who look forward to going to trial. It just does not happen. For most companies, litigation is a drain not only on financial resources, but also on time, focus and energy.

Yet, it is important for every company to understand that litigation is a fact of life in business. For successful companies, it can’t be ignored. There are circumstances that will push even the most litigation-averse board of directors into the courtroom. As such, it can be helpful for companies to set their own “line in the sand” beyond which litigation becomes a viable option.

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Michael A. Brown

Michael Brown is a litigator with Miles & Stockbridge’s Products Liability and Mass Torts Practice Group and leads its national trial team....

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