When it comes to trial practice, there are no short cuts to success. High risk trials are not won by the best trial lawyer in the courtroom, but rather by the lawyer who is best prepared. A successful strategy for trial preparation in a complex case is multi-faceted. When representing an Asian company or firm at trial in the United States, special considerations should be factored into the strategic plan to ensure a successful result. The attached article provides a conceptual framework and basic considerations for doing so.
This article was written by M-POWER Senior Partner Lisa Marchese, and first appeared in the June 2008 edition of IPBA Journal, the official publication of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, published by LexisNexis.