April Lunch Meeting
This talk will explain how documents and e-mails are used in litigation. It will provide sample documents to help illustrate how adversaries will use documents to their advantage in litigation. It will also provide tips on how to manage documents to avoid creating documents that can be taken out of context and used against a potential defendant.
About the Speaker:
Christopher M. McDonald is a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., a law firm headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. He has been with the firm for fifteen years engaged in the practice of law focusing on toxic tort, environmental, regulatory and indoor air quality issues. He also focuses on advising clients relating to litigation avoidance and preparedness. Much of his work deals with complex scientific and technical issues. Chris also spends a significant amount of time working with junior lawyers on the firm’s Associates Committee, which he currently chairs.
Mr. McDonald has authored numerous articles and given numerous presentations on issues relating to liability for indoor air quality problems and mold contamination and steps to take to avoid liability for such problems. He has also presented on issues relating to information management and discovery in civil litigations as it relates to engineering practices.