February 08, 2016

In this article, Jenner & Block Partner Robert L. Byman examines contention interrogatories.  While they can be annoying, contention interrogatories can actually be a “gift, not a burden,”  Mr. Byman observes. “They force you to think through your case.”  He explains that because the primary, legitimate use of contention interrogatories is to narrow the issues for trial, “most courts tend to require parties to provide the material facts, not a detailed and exhaustive list of every possible piece of evidence.”