Litigation & Appeal

Litigants long ago abandoned the line between the courtroom and the media.

Today they use public campaigns to discredit corporate defendants, before, during and after a trial.

WHWG Litigation provides strategic counsel to major corporations in every area of high-profile litigation, class action, antitrust, product liability and criminal cases.

Our communications professionals help you identify vulnerabilities, manage tactics and strategy and respond with clear facts and strong arguments.

Working 9-5…What a Way to Make a Livin’

Dolly Parton may have had it right when she recorded that song in 1980, but the days of juggling it all in a 9am-5pm world are numbered.

Newsweek has a great article about how the down economy is actually helping change the culture of corporate America, by encouraging more flexible workdays:

Now, one in five Americans works mostly nonstandard hours—nights, weekends, or rotating shifts. Experts believe that statistic will balloon in coming years as the Great Recession accelerates a cultural shift in the corporate world, allowing more employees to tailor their work schedules to preference, position, and personal life. Read

Setting the Agenda in the Courtroom

Setting the agenda when it comes to a lawsuit can be tricky.  As Clark Judge stressed, “the heart of our approach is to start early.”

Determining the message can be especially tricky, when everyone claims to be on the same side. That’s what I learned today at a conference on immigration reform organized by the Independent Women’s Forum and Georgetown Law School.

As most debates over immigration are, it was a hot-tempered conversation.  But I’ve never seen so much agreement from people who claim to disagree with each other.  That’s because both sides alleged the new Arizona law has been mis-characterized by the press and were now trying to set the record straight. Read