OPINION: Lawyers Should Think In Terms Of Big Data


The vast majority of civil cases in the United States settle before trial. Knowing how many on a particular topic were filed, how many settled, when they settled, and on what terms clearly would be useful to a lawyer advising a client. Big Data could make it possible — yet this type of research is generally ignored by lawyers, says James Wendell of Riddell Williams P.S.

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Published by Law360 – Portfolio Media, Inc., July 31, 2014

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