In-House Counsels' Mantra For 2013: Settle, Settle, Settle

Law360, New York (August 31, 2012, 5:24 PM EDT) -- Companies have lost their taste for litigation, pushing to settle over the next 12 months many of the cases they might have fought just three years ago, according to a new survey of corporate counsel.

Over the next 12 months, corporate counsel expect to resolve more than 40 percent of their current cases — whether through settlement, negotiation or legal strategy — up from 22.2 percent in 2009, according to the BTI Litigation Outlook 2013 report by The BTI Consulting Group (Wellesley, Mass.). BTI predicts the...
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