Monday, November 12, 2007
Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP has released the results of its Fourth Annual Litigation Trends Survey. Each year the law firm commissions an independent research firm to survey senior corporate counsel (this year its US and UK counsel) on their opinions as to litigation trends and related matters. You can download the complete report here, but you'll find a few of its highlights below.--Counseller
--The number of lawsuits filed against companies in the survey is down from last year.
--Suits with more than $20 million at stake are on the rise
--27% of U.S. Companies believe that the new federal rules on e-discovery have made the problem more difficult.