Trial Counsel's Role On A Mass Tort Virtual Law Team

Law360 (March 21, 2019, 3:23 PM EDT) -- A "virtual law team" is a collaborative and often technology-based team of lawyers, each selected for specific tasks, to defend a single client’s litigation in the most efficient way. Since the early 1990s, when one of the first virtual law teams was created in response to the silicone gel breast implant litigation, the virtual law team has been a model for mass tort defense.

As part of a series about virtual law teams in mass tort litigation (see previous installments here and here), this article addresses the role of trial counsel in connection with the other key parts of any virtual law team....

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