On Demand

Litigation or Arbitration? Considerations in Selecting the Forum for A Dispute

1h 1m

Created on June 04, 2019




This course, presented by Howard Suskin, co-chair of Jenner & Block's Securities Litigation Practice and Class Action Defense Practice Groups and an experienced Arbitrator, will discuss strategic considerations in deciding whether to arbitrate or litigate a dispute. Attendees will discuss the current issues surrounding strategies for making this decision, review the relative benefits and challenges of arbitration versus judicial forums, and will receive tips for understanding the different approaches that lawyers take in each of these forums to maximize the chances for success. Attorneys will be able to describe to clients the pros and cons of selecting an arbitration forum over a courtroom, and effectively tailor their presentation to adjudication by an arbitrator or judge.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the key differences between litigating a dispute in court and arbitration forums
  2. Strategically recommend court or arbitration forums when offered the opportunity to select between the two
  3. Master best practices for effectively presenting your case in arbitration

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