Susman Godfrey partner Barry Barnett recently authored an article for Corporate Counsel on what businesses need to know about the Roberts Court. Examining recent studies on how the Roberts Court is handling antitrust and securities fraud cases, Barnett advises that attorneys practicing in these areas need to exercise restraint in order to control the rising cost of litigation.
“By increasing the size of the copious supply of defensive procedural weapons, the Roberts Court has created many new ways to expend resources — money, credibility, reputation. But lawyers should select the one, two or at most three devices whose skillful deployment will give their clients the best chance of winning,” advises Barnett.
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