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litigate

[lit′əgāt]
(in law) to carry on a suit or to contest.
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An alternative to the due diligence that Fleckner suggests plan sponsors and their litigators undertake, pre-trial, is the Bloomberg Law Litigation Analytics fee-based tool, which provides extensive information on the litigation activities of companies, as well as the law firms that represent them.
Although litigators like a good fight and are always anxious to advocate on behalf of their clients in the courtroom, they can also serve a valuable preventive function.
Here, I offer my own perspective on what constitutes a good outside litigator for partners looking to make an impression:
The inclination of most new litigators, and unfortunately some old ones, is to fight every move, objection, motion, request or suggestion by the opposing party.
A good commercial litigator will ensure that a mistake in not documenting an agreement does not become a crisis.
In this way, Graham says, litigators justify professional practice as being moral regardless of how society would regard it:
There are lots of litigators who say they go for the jugular and that means fighting rather than offering the client some real judgment as to the best thing to do to resolve a situation.
Litigators will be able to track litigation involving Vioxx, Celebrex, Enbrel, Arava, Bextra, Kineret, naproxen, Remicade, Ridaura, and other related drugs from initial complaint to final appeal.
Written by litigators for litigators, PowerPoint 2002 teaches how to create and fashion slide presentations for successful advocacy in trial, mediation, arbitration, and appeal.
Class-action litigators believe they shouldn't if the companies don't disclose that other, less-expensive investment options can be used, and the litigators have brought a couple of new cases in addition to ones they initiated in the late 1990s.
But, like most civil litigators, he hardly ever tries any cases.