GCs Predict Uptick In Litigation Spending

Law360, New York (October 12, 2010, 11:21 PM EDT) -- Corporate counsel expect new lawsuits to continue to pour in over the next year, thanks to a still-flailing economy and an increase in regulation, according to the 2010 Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Litigation Trends Survey.

According to the survey, released Wednesday, 26 percent predict that their companies will be hit with an increased number of lawsuits, while 68 percent of respondents said they expected their companies to face the same number legal disputes in the next 12 months.

"Since the global economy began languishing in 2007,...
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