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Partnering with Outside Counsel to Effectively Manage Commercial Arbitrations

Hon. Karen Brown Willcutts (Former), FCIArb
Hon. Karen Brown Willcutts (Former), FCIArb
JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator, Special Master

Published June 1, 2017

In-house counsel sometimes find themselves frustrated because commercial arbitrations are taking longer and costing more than expected. The good news is that there are ways in-house counsel can partner with outside counsel to more effectively manage the process. Addressing with outside counsel at the outset factors such as the terms of the arbitration agreement, the breadth of the pleadings, the extent of discovery, dispositive motions, outside counsel’s calendar, and motion practice can go a long way toward creating realistic expectations, achieving greater efficiency, and reducing costs.

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