Mitigating Risks & Managing Costs in Complex Litigation

As an in-house lawyer who manages litigation, mitigating risks may seem at odds with managing costs. But you can have your cake and eat it too -- if you partner with outside counsel and vendors who can help you use data to drive your decision making and produce great results based on the criteria that are most important to your company. In this business of law course, you will learn how companies are using their own data to manage both litigation risk and cost.





California

Credit Type: General (Participatory)

Total Credits: 0.5 hours

New York

Credit Type: Law Prac. Mgmt. (Both (New & Exp Attys))

Total Credits: 0.5 hours

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Oswald B. Cousins
Of Counsel

Oswald defends and advises clients on complex employment law challenges. His 25 years of experience as a trial lawyer and high-level advisor to both established and emerging companies on all aspects of employment law further strengthen the capabilities of Morrison & Foerster’s Employment + Labor practice. Oswald’s experience includes:

  • Wage-and-hour compliance and litigation
  • Private Attorney General Act litigation
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Whistleblower and retaliation
  • Reductions in force
  • Disability accommodation

He has tried cases to verdict before federal and state court juries and judges, and has served as lead counsel in arbitrations and administrative proceedings. In addition to his legal work, Oswald is a frequent speaker and authority on legal developments, theories, and practical aspects related to employment law and litigation. Oswald is a member of the American Employment Law Council (AELC), the American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, and the Bar Association of San Francisco.

Catherine Krow
CEO & Founder
Catherine Krow founded Digitory Legal to help lawyers and in-house legal departments respond to an evolving market and to solve cost-management challenges in ways that promote trust and collaboration between attorneys and clients. Before founding Digitory Legal, Catherine practiced law at top-tier firms for 17 years, first at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett and then at Orrick, where she was a Litigation Partner. She is an accomplished trial lawyer with extensive experience representing global corporations in a wide variety of high-stakes litigation matters. Catherine also is a frequent speaker & recognized thought leader on legal technology, spend management, and the use of artificial intelligence and data in law. For her pioneering work in legal technology, Catherine was named a 2018 Top 10 Woman Entrepreneur In Cloud Innovation, a 2019 American Bar Association "Women of Legal Technology List" honoree and included in the FastCase 50 Class of 2019 “honoring the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, & leaders”.
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