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Proactivity and Problem Solving Are Keys to Avoiding Costly Litigation

by Scott Shaw

Litigation in California is booming. More companies are being hit with

lawsuits and many companies are moving their headquarters out of

California. Therefore, it makes sense to consider ways to avoid costly

litigation in California. 


Attorneys working in-house for California companies are often juggling a

variety of tasks and the nature of the work can become reactive. To the

extent that in-house counsel can be proactive in identifying potential legal

issues and working with the business to resolve those issues, the

companies will be in better shape to avoid costly litigation. Of course, the

difficulty lies in the details. It is sometimes unclear where to focus efforts

on being proactive and how to solve potential problems. The tips below

are a helpful guide for in-house counsel. 

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