Information design plays an integral part in communicating a position effectively—especially in complex litigation when attorneys need to convey complicated concepts to their triers-of-fact.
In this case study, DOAR takes a look at the effect of graphics consulting and design to expert witness testimony. Through the eyes of two of DOAR’s directors, we get a better understanding of the critical role that information design plays to a winning litigation strategy and learn about the five essential elements...Read Full Article >
Congratulations to our clients Bruce Baird, Ben Razi, Jon Dougherty, Andrew Leff and the rest of the Covington & Burling trial team in a rare defeat of the SDNY U.S. Attorney’s Office in a high-profile civil forfeiture case.
Following a seven day trial before Katherine Polk Failla, a Federal District of Manhattan jury reached a unanimous verdict in just three hours in favor of their client, Efans Trading Corporation. The government was seeking forfeiture of nearly $7 million in assets from Efans – including bank accounts and 47...Read Full Article >
In the seventh edition of his weekly column in Law360, DOAR’s real-life New York City Jury Consultant and Psychologist reviews the fictional NYC Jury Consultant/Psychologist on the television series “Bull,” focusing on what litigation is really like in the trenches.Read Full Article >
On Wednesday, September 28, former San Diego State University basketball coach Beth Burns was awarded a $3.36 million judgment in her wrongful termination, whistleblower lawsuit against the school. Coach Burns brought the suit in early 2014, alleging that her firing in April 2013 was in retaliation after raising potential Title IX gender equity violations. A five-woman, seven-man jury rendered the verdict after a month of testimony and two days of deliberation.
DOAR provided strategic consulting to Coach Burns and her lawyers at Sanford Heisler and Patterson Law Group during...Read Full Article >