5 Tips For Keeping An Appeal On The Table

Law360, New York (April 18, 2013, 6:38 PM EDT) -- Because decisions made at trial often haunt a case on appeal, lawyers can save themselves trouble by paying attention early to the issues most likely to crop up later on and by building a record that will position the case well for the coming appellate battle.

As a case moves toward trial, it's easy to forget that the lower court proceedings may be only the early stages of a fight. But it's important to avoid that trap, attorneys say, especially in high-stakes cases likely to wind...
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