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Suits Happen: What Every In-House Lawyer Needs to Know About Managing Litigation (and Litigation Counsel)

24 Jun 2021 12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.

Overview (Program Summary)

The role and responsibilities of in-house counsel managing the company’s litigation have intensified in terms of scope, pace and reporting requirements. Join us for a webinar on what in-house counsel should know about litigation moderated by Paul Najar, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Gafcon, and with Morrison & Foerster’s litigation team.

This program will provide practical guidance and strategies, including:

  • Factors to consider on whether to sue, resolve or move on
  • Selection of counsel; how to select the right lawyer / firm for the case
  • How to manage a budget / work plan
  • Setting goals and objectives and timing
  • Possible negative media attention/PR
  • How to prepare (ahead of outside lawyers) my executives and other employees for testimony?
  • For a public company, how to comply with disclosure obligations (as claims happen or lawsuit developments change)?



Paul Najar, Senior VP & General Counsel, Gafcon

Morrison & Foerster Speakers:

Mark Zebrowski, Senior Counsel

Eric Acker, Partner

Julie Park, Partner



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