Russell Hayman and Jon DeanJanuary 25, 2018, 4:48 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 25, 2018, 4:48 PM EST) -- Would you consider hiring a cardiac surgeon to perform coronary artery bypass graph surgery on you if the surgeon had not performed one successfully in the last five years? Probably not. So why would you retain trial counsel who had not won a jury trial in the past five years?
More often than not the initial selection of defense counsel is made at the outset of litigation, triggered by receipt of a complaint, and long before it is known whether the case may actually proceed to...