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lawsuit

Law & medicine An action in which one party, a plaintiff, seeks a remedy for a wrong allegedly committed by another–eg, defendant. See Class action lawsuit, Parasitic lawsuit, Qui tamlawsuit.
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By studying and using the proper, effective and admissible use of visual communication, today's business litigator will gain a substantial advantage, impress clients, and tell a better story.
With that in mind, there are several reasons you may want to engage a litigator early with a heated deal or distressed relationship: early case and risk assessment, enhancing the attorney-client privilege, improving both the form and the substance of pre-litigation communications with the "other side" and helping your team think outside the box.
On March 4, 2011, the trial court entered judgment against appellant on the counterclaim and declared him to be a vexatious litigator. Appellant subsequently dismissed his complaint.
And yet sophisticated in-house litigators understand that very few cases will ever get tried.
Stuart Howard joins NewLaw Solicitors as senior RTA litigator and Rhiannon Cambrook-Wood will head its fast-track claims
"Special Envoy Sloan brings a wealth of experience as an accomplished litigator and pragmatic problem-solver to implement transfer determinations, and conduct a periodic review of those detainees who are not approved for transfer," Psaki said.
WELL THAT MAKES PERFECT SENSE, BUT WHO'S THE LITIGATOR?
Property Litigator, 1+pqe Are you a property litigator seeking a move to a large and highly regarded commercial firm?
The UCLA Law School graduate is a civil litigator who has worked in Eugene since 1991.
So, you want to be a litigator, a trial advocate, a courtroom legend?
The 59-year-old McNamara has been a litigator for some 30 years and is a partner in the Wiggin & Nourie law firm in Manchester.
Rodney Acker has been named a financial institutions litigator in Dallas; David Barrack has been named a bankruptcy litigator in New York; Anne Rodgers has been named a securities and complex commercial litigator in Houston; Richard Smith has been named a white-collar defense and government investigations litigator in Washington, D.C.; and Chris Warren-Smith has been named a financial disputes and investigations lawyer in London for New York-based Fulbright & Jaworski LLP's newly formed global subprime and credit crisis practice group.