Litigating During an Economic Crisis: What Can the Legal Industry Expect?

The statistics are jarring—record levels of unemployment, wild swings in the stock market, courts brought to a near standstill. But the long-term impacts of the crisis are still unknown. In the face of this uncertainty, what can the legal industry expect? And what should law firms be doing today to prepare themselves for the future?

Join an expert panel as we dive into the economic impacts of COVID-19 on litigation and the legal industry, what challenges firms and clients large and small might experience, and what changes we anticipate, in the near future and long term.

Watch this webinar to see our experts discuss:

  • The economic conditions facing the legal industry today
  • Projections on how a downturn and recovery might play out
  • Immediate, near-future, and long-term impacts on the legal industry
  • What legal professionals, and litigators in particular, can do today to prepare for tomorrow

Don't miss this expert panel, including:

Bruce MacEwan, President, Adam Smith Esq. A lawyer and consultant to law firms on strategic and economic issues, Bruce is President of Adam Smith, Esq. Since the company’s launch in late 2003, nearly 2,000 articles have appeared on “Adam Smith, Esq.” covering such topics as strategy, leadership, globalization, M&A, finance, compensation, cultural considerations, and partnership structures.

Eli Wald, Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law Eli Wald is the Charles W. Delaney Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. A legal ethics and legal profession scholar, Wald has written on topics such as increased lawyer mobility, conflict of interests and attorney disqualification, attorney-client communications, lawyers' fiduciary duties to clients, the nationalization and globalization of law practice, and more.

Robert Hilson, Vice President, Logikcull A vice president at Logikcull and former executive director of the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists, Robert Hilson has more than ten years experience in the discovery industry. At Logikcull, Robert Hilson brings his extensive expertise to driving industry engagement and education around the most pressing discovery challenges.

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