The 2016 revision of Preparing for and Trying the Civil Lawsuit, Second Edition — a two-volume treatise published by the New York State Bar Association — once again features Goldberg Segalla partners Neil A. Goldberg and John P. Freedenberg as editors-in-chief, along with nine authors from a diverse range of the firm’s practice groups.
This comprehensive, go-to guide for lawyers across the Empire State provides trial-tested techniques and tactics, practice tips, a thorough discussion of pretrial preparation and investigation, illustrative excerpts from actual trial transcripts, and much more. In addition to updating content throughout the previous edition, the 2016 revision adds a new chapter on attorney-client privilege.
Chapters written by Goldberg Segalla attorneys include:
- “Expert Discovery, Depositions, and Motions to Exclude Experts,” by John P. Freedenberg
- “Litigating and Protecting the Insurance Claim,” by Thomas F. Segalla and Richard J. Cohen
- “Cross-Examination of the Technical/Medical Witness,” by Neil A. Goldberg
- “Jury Instructions,” by Meghan M. Brown, Brendan T. Fitzpatrick, and William T. O’Connell
- “Post-Trial Motions,” co-authored by Michael D. Shalhoub
- “Understanding the Attorney-Client Privilege: A Practical Overview and Associated Ethical Rules,” by Neil A. Goldberg, David S. Osterman, and Aaron J. Aisen