Taylor English Attorney Gardner G. Courson Co-Authored ACC Docket Feature Article "Litametrics: Analytics for Selecting Your Dream Team"

April 25, 2013

In the May 2013 issue of the ACC Docket, Taylor English attorney Gardner G. Courson co-authored the feature article, “Litametrics: Analytics for Selecting Your Dream Team.” The article explains that litametrics is the application of analytics to improve decision-making to deliver desired litigation outcomes. Courson examines how litametrics can be used to rank cases and calculate success probabilities by using formulas that include such factors as jurisdiction, judge, plaintiff counsel and claim type. He continues to explain that using litametrics can also help counsel move towards financial management goals by providing a foundation for value-based budgeting and fee models. By understanding the trends and consequences of data associated with legal spend, litigation counsel is empowered to make better and more informed decisions on staffing of a case, budgeting and fee management, valuation of cases, likely outcomes, and how to develop strategy to effectuate winning litigation results. For the full article, please click here.

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