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Business and Commercial Litigation 2014 Edition

Practical resource covering issues relating to business and commercial litigation. Includes editable forms.
  • Product ID: HBK1596U
  • Formats:
    • E-book


This practical guide will help you through every step of a business and commercial case from the initial evaluation of the case through its closing arguments. The handbook includes multiple forms, samples, checklists, and model clauses, including sample deposition questions, separate checklists for plaintiffs and defendants regarding preparing pleadings, orders for temporary restraining orders with and without notice, and a protective order. Chapter topics range from pleadings and motions to depositions to trial techniques. Discovery issues, including discovery in federal and state courts, written discovery, e-discovery, and document production and organization, are extensively covered. Other chapters focus on mediation, arbitration, temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, preparing for appeal, expert witnesses, and insurance.

Joseph L. Kish, Synergy Law Group, LLC, Chicago
General Editor

Chapter 1 — Initial Evaluation of the Case
Robert L. Byman, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Pleadings and Motions in Business and Commercial Cases
Jeanah Park and Chad A. Schiefelbein, Vedder Price P.C., Chicago

Chapter 3 — Discovery Overview in Federal and State Courts in Illinois
James H. Kallianis, Jr., Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP, Chicago

Chapter 4 — Written Discovery — Requests for Admission (After the Illinois Supreme Court’s Decision in Vision Point and 2011 Amendments) and Interrogatories
Daniel T. Graham, Clark Hill PLC, Chicago

Chapter 5 — Document Production and Organization
William N. Howard, Locke Lord LLP, Daniel J. Voelker, Voelker Litigation Group,and Garry L. Wills, Freeborn & Peters LLP, Chicago

Chapter 6 — E-Discovery
Brent E. Kidwell, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 7 — Depositions
Joseph G. Bisceglia, Jenner & Block LLP, and Anwar T. Shatat, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP,Chicago

Chapter 8 — Trial Techniques in Business and Commercial Cases
Jeffrey J. Mayer and Gia F. Colunga, Freeborn & Peters LLP, Chicago

Chapter 9 — Temporary Restraining Orders and Preliminary Injunctions
Gregory J. Scandaglia and William J. Ryan, Scandaglia & Ryan, Chicago

Chapter 10 — Expert Witnesses
Joseph L. Kish, Synergy Law Group, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 11 — Insurance Issues
Charlotte L. Wager and Justin C. Steffen, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 12 — Preparing for the Appeal in the Trial Court: Preserving Issues for Review
J. Timothy Eaton, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP,Chicago

Chapter 13 — Arbitration — The Practitioner’s Viewpoint
Mark P. Miller and Brian W. Lewis, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Chicago

Chapter 14 — Mediation
Brian A. Rosenblatt and Sara S. Zorich, SmithAmundsen LLC, Chicago



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