BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
IN FEDERAL COURTS 5TH EDITION
(ROBERT HAIG, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF,
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION, 2021 )
TO BEHOLD THE NEW REVISED TREATISE BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION, PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
(2021), IS LIKE SITTING ON A HIGH MOUNTAIN TOP, LOOKING DOWN AT MANY BEAUTIFUL SITES, THEN GOING TO VISIT, STUDY, AND
LEARN ABOUT EACH ONE MORE CLOSELY. THIS SUPERB TREATISE WAS CREATED BY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ROBERT HAIG IN 1998. IT THEN
CONSUMED SIX VOLUMES. THIS FIFTH EDITION IS COMPRISED OF EIGHTEEN VOLUMES, CONTAINING 180 CHAPTERS AUTHORED BY 373
EXPERIENCED TRIAL LAWYERS AND JUDGES. IT IS TRULY THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMMERCIAL LITIGATION, AND MORE.
While readers of this work have much to absorb, they will have the benefit of receiving excellent guidance for
providing effective representation of clients on the many topics and types of litigation included in this valuable
resource. The writing is clear and comprehensive. Each chapter presents guidelines, forms, and checklists for
discovery and trial. While the treatise focuses on commercial litigation, it has value for all types of cases.
Consider what this unique resource offers:
VOLUME 1 includes discussions on subject
matter jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, service
of process, venue, forum selection, complaints,
responses to the complaint, and third-party practice.
VOLUME 2 considers joinder, severance, and
consolidation, as well as multi-district litigation.
VOLUME 3 focuses on class actions, derivative
actions by stockholders, privileges, and depositions.
VOLUME 4 treats document discovery,
selection of experts, summary judgment,
and declaratory judgment.
VOLUME 5 includes trial practice,
including such subjects as opening
statements, direct and cross-examination,
and compensatory and punitive damages.
VOLUME 6 includes chapters on alternative
dispute resolution, including arbitration and
mediation, and the impact of the bankruptcy
code on civil litigation in federal courts.
VOLUME 7 includes chapters on appeals,
pro bono, civility, litigation technology,
and social media, including techniques on
authentication of social media evidence.