Archive: July, 2006
We had three arbitrators billing us at $500 per hour, and the case was going nowhere with no end in sight… at least in court the judge is paid for by the taxpayers
General Counsel, Fortune 500 company
Next time you’re skimming through the boilerplate, take a moment to ponder that standard form dispute resolution clause. And if it talks about arbitration, you may want to read about Arbitration’s Fall From Grace before you seal the deal.
Lawyers like doing “high end” legal work. They hate losing clients. And they like to argue about the value of IT. But as Bruce MacEwan writes on his blog Adam Smith, Esquire, this month has witnessed some kind of consensus about how law firms can best use technology for a sustainable competitive advantage.