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Todd Gale to Co-Present Strafford CLE Webinar on Intangible Economic Damages

February 27, 2015

Todd Gale, Chicago-based senior counsel in Dykema’s Financial Services Litigation practice, will serve as a co-presenter for a 90-minute CLE Strafford webinar with interactive Q&A entitled, “Intangible Economic Damages: Leveraging Methods of Proof, Valuation Techniques and Use of Experts.” The webinar will take place on March 4, 2015, from 1-2:30 p.m. EST.

Allegations of economic damages related to intangible assets are becoming increasingly common in civil lawsuits. These types of damages are difficult to prove or defend and are difficult to quantify, adding to the need for litigators to become proficient in developing techniques to address the complexities. This Strafford CLE webinar will provide litigators with a game plan on overcoming traps with handling intangible economic damages. Todd and the other panelists will discuss methods of proof, complexities with valuation and effective use of experts when proving or defending these types of cases.

The outline for the presentation is as follows:

  • Types of intangible economic assets/damages
  • Methods of valuation
  • Proving or defending against intangible economic damages
    • Causation
  • Experts
    • Choosing an expert
    • Due diligence required for assessing intangible damages
    • Best practices for use during trial
    • Best practices for use during damage phase

For more information, or to register for the webinar, click here.