As the courts reopen and in-house counsel reevaluate their caseloads, we will take a look at what legal departments have been experiencing on the litigation front in terms of “old” as well as newly-brought cases.
During this discussion, a panel of experts will share their views on the difficult decisions that in-house, especially general counsel, face as they weigh the cons and pros of whether and when a dispute is better suited for public litigation or private arbitration. Additionally, they will provide tips on what factors, in their experience, tend to sway the decision-making process one way or another.
From adjusting physical offices to compensation issues around working from home permanently, the discussion will provide insights into the most critical questions heads of legal departments are grappling with.
Technology has driven transformation for many areas of the legal profession aiding with tools covering contract management and e-discovery to cloud based systems and big data and analytics. Yet, dispute resolution has yet to feel the full impact of this transformation. What stage are we currently facing? Where will this take us in the next five years?
Hear from leaders who have developed and implemented successful crisis management plans, including Who to involve in the creation of your crisis management plan; Actionable first steps to take when you find yourself in a PR crisis; Strategies for monitoring borderline incidents and determining when to step in.
Ms. Agre and Ms. Rosenberg will discuss best practices in written communications, securing files and ensuring privacy of confidential meetings and interviews with a view towards protecting your company against the threat of litigation. They will also discuss strategies for adapting to virtual litigation without sacrificing content and effective advocacy.