When Can a Party Win Attorney’s Fees?

Clients often ask me whether they can recover their attorney’s fees associated with resolving a dispute.  I hear this question both from clients that are trying to pursue a claim and from clients that are defending against a claim that has been made against them.  The American Rule is that each party to a dispute […]

Litigation Primer: What To Expect When You Or Your Company Faces Litigation Part IV: Litigation Realities and Strategies for Litigation Avoidance

Having worked as a litigator for over twenty years, I have noticed that most clients are unprepared when they become involved in litigation.  This is true regardless of whether the client is the plaintiff (who can choose whether the dispute is one worth litigating over) or the defendant (who may have been pulled into litigation […]