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“Parallel Regulatory and Civil Actions: A Dozen Tips from the Front Lines,” Corporate Counsel

In this article, Jenner & Block Partners Katya Jestin and Brian J. Fischer and Associate R. Trent McCotter offer best practices for companies facing parallel private and regulatory lawsuits and investigations.  The authors draw upon their experience having served for more than two years as national counsel for a group of companies bombarded with a variety of lawsuits and investigations nationwide.  “The failure from Day One to appreciate the full scale of what’s confronting you – and how to work through it – can have deep consequences,” they observe.  On the basis of their experience, they give 12 strategies to help companies “not just weather the storm but beat it back.”