5.104 Litigation for Entrepreneurs I





Litigation is a fact of life for most entrepreneurs. Either you must sue to protect and vindicate your rights and interests or you must defend yourself. This course covers the reality of litigation from the perspective of an entrepreneur. What do you need to understand about the reality of litigation and the business, financial, and emotional toll it takes? How do you plan for litigation and what are best strategies? What do you need to know about complaints, answers, summary judgments, and other motions? What is discovery and do you cope with the burdens? What should you know about being deposed? What should you expect during mediation and settlements?