May 5, 2020
The Perils of Ignoring Contractual Forum Selection Clauses
LPHS associate Greg Brassfield recently authored an article for Law360’s Expert Analysis, “The Perils of Ignoring Contractual Forum Selection Clauses,” discussing the importance of choosing the right venue for litigation and the consequences when a company chooses to ignore it.
“One of the first strategic questions companies must consider in litigation is where to file suit. Each venue has important advantages and disadvantages, including the experience of the judge with the relevant subject matter, the potential jury pool, proximity to witnesses, and access to courtroom resources... choosing the wrong forum carries serious and potentially claim-killing consequences.”
Read the entire article here.