Being There: Preparing Witnesses For Depositions

Law360, New York (October 30, 2017, 11:28 AM EDT) -- A recent Law360 article offer five tips to ensure proper deposition behavior. Preparing witnesses to be deposed is also a critical element of discovery. If things have proceeded in orderly fashion, the relevant documents will have been produced to opposing counsel, who will (if they are doing their job) be well-versed in the facts and well-prepared to depose the knowledgeable (or un-knowledgeable) witnesses.

One or more corporate witness depositions may be in the offing, which the deposing party will use to probe the entity’s general knowledge, to identify further documents to request and to identify other witnesses from whom to gain further...

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