Veteran litigator Andrew Struve shares his list of things lawyers should take care not to do if they want to avoid pissing off the judges hearing their matters. The insights range from the obvious (if you stop to think about them) to the very subtle (including some that only the most experienced litigators know) and his guidance will be highly beneficial for all litigators – whether you’ve been practicing for 20 minutes or 20 years. The program includes a handy checklist of 30 things you should never do in court that you’ll find yourself consulting again and again as you prepare for each new court appearance.
Andrew Struve, Partner, Hooper Lundy & Bookman, San Diego & Los Angeles, CA
Andrew Struve is a partner in Hooper Lundy & Bookman’s Litigation Department in the San Diego and Los Angeles offices. Andrew’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and unfair competition actions as well as regulatory compliance matters, with a particular expertise in healthcare, private equity, insurance, and the defense of consumer suits. In the healthcare field, Andrew has litigated class and other representative actions, federal and state qui tam litigation, antitrust suits, RICO actions, managed care contracting suits, earnout disputes, partnership actions, bad faith claims, and payment disputes, and has additionally conducted numerous internal investigations and compliance audits. In the managed care and insurance fields, Andrew has litigated numerous fraud and other class actions in addition to individual unfair business practices suits, bad faith actions and rescission litigations. Andrew also has represented clients in trials and other litigation of significant matters involving real estate, title insurance, intellectual property, false advertising, employment, misappropriation of trade secrets, product liability, professional liability, partnerships, indemnity, contribution, subrogation, and other areas of the law, and has served as regulatory counsel and governance advisor to healthcare clients. In addition to leading litigation teams in healthcare disputes in federal and state courts across the United States, Andrew also serves as national governance, regulatory, and compliance counsel for a number of companies.