5 Writing Blunders Antitrust Lawyers Must Avoid

Law360, New York (June 3, 2016, 10:35 PM EDT) -- Antitrust attorneys don’t have a monopoly on opaque jargon and ill-structured arguments, but the complexity of competition law puts them at a heightened risk of hurting their chances of victory by writing briefs that judges struggle to read, experts say.

The challenge of writing straightforward court papers can be even greater in antitrust than it is in other specialties, especially when the case deals with complicated business transactions or ambiguous legal standards. Shortchange the writing process in an antitrust case, and you could leave the judge feeling confused, bored or frustrated.

Here, attorneys name five writing mistakes that can tilt the...

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