2020 Summer Business Edition

The Best Lawyers Business Edition is an intersection of current events, business, and legal trends within technology and intellectual property law practice areas. Industry professionals within these areas weigh in with their thoughts and achievements.

Cover Story

Without Congressional action, the years ahead will see a tsunami of suits filed against the insurance industry for COVID-19-related claims. Our intensive surveys shed some disturbing light on potential jurors’ attitudes and perspectives.

Jury Study Sounds Alarm for Insurance Industry

Christopher W. Martin

Without Congressional action, the years ahead will see a tsunami of suits filed against the insurance industry for COVID-19-related claims. Our intensive surveys shed some disturbing light on potential jurors’ attitudes and perspectives.

In Focus

Selection Protection

Robert A. Clifford and Bradley M. Cosgrove

Jury Research in High Profile Cases

Is It Live . . . Or Is It Virtual?

Adrian L. Bastianelli III, Paulo Flores, Kevin J. O’Connor, and Robert S. Peckar

Mediation via Zoom is just one of the legal-industry oddities the pandemic has wrought. Here’s a cheat sheet for how to make it work for you—and some thoughts on whether it’s here to stay.

The Virtual Courtroom

Andrew E. Curto and Danielle E. Tricolla

Why some of the industry changes the pandemic has wrought—the advent of remote courthouse appearances chief among them—deserve to outlast the return to normal life.