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Held Together by Wires: A Primer on Practicing Before the PSC
Dramatically changing electric-rate designs and unprecedented expansions of the state’s transmission system underscore the importance of understanding the Public Service Commission’s workings and of knowing how to help your clients be heard in matters it oversees.
Avoid Cat-and-Mouse Tactics: Planning for Electronic Discovery
Nothing can take the adversariness out of litigation but you can avoid the cat-and-mouse tactics of burying a party in discovery requests. Preparing and using an e-discovery plan can help keep the focus on the underlying legal dispute instead of on wading through unnecessary bytes of data.