As frequent readers of this blog are no doubt aware, the ten-volume practice treatise entitled Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts and edited by distinguished commercial practitioner Robert L. Haig (the “Haig Treatise”) – now in its 5th edition – is an invaluable guide for litigators navigating the inner workings of
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Litigator’s Toolkit: Know the Law, Know the Rules, Know your Judge
By Viktoriya Liberchuk on
Posted in Rule Changes, Uncategorized
We all know that understanding the law is a first step to good lawyering. But understanding what the particular judge assigned to your case likes and dislikes, and her pet peeves is just as important for your success as an advocate for your client.
On June 14, 2019, the New York State Bar Association’s Commercial…
Be Prepared to Upgrade to Commercial Division 2.0 – at Least in Westchester County
By Matthew D. Donovan on
Posted in Court Administration
Several weeks ago we remarked on the Commercial Division’s renowned efficiency and innovativeness when it comes to proposing and adopting new and amended practice rules. But this isn’t the only area in which the Commercial Division is on the cutting edge of innovation.
Last week, members of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section’s Committee on…