June 7, 2016

Recovery of Legal Fees – Exceptions to the Rule: Part II

Recovery of Legal Fees – Exceptions to the Rule: Part II Under the American Rule, each party bears its own legal fees in a commercial litigation […]
April 21, 2016

Recovery of Legal Fees – Exceptions to the Rule: Part I

Under the American Rule, each party bears its own legal fees in a commercial litigation absent some contractual or statutory provision to the contrary. In short, […]
April 8, 2016

The Impact of fee shifting provisions upon the mediation and settlement of commercial ligation and contract disputes.

Under the English Rule, the prevailing party is entitled to recover its legal fees from its adversary. In contrast, under the American Rule, each party generally […]