The Vethan Law Firm, P.C. successfully negotiated a settlement in the middle of a Federal jury trial in a recent trademark and franchise dispute involving local eatery New York Pizzeria, the Plaintiff, and a former franchisee. The Vethan Law Firm, P.C. was retained following the first trial continuance as trial counsel for New York Pizzeria with only three months to trial. Pretrial efforts to settle the case were unsuccessful. Therefore, The Vethan Law Firm, P.C. narrowed the issues and prepared for trial. After successful opening statements and the beginning of evidence, settlement negotiations reopened and the parties were able to settle all pending claims.
Often a successful settlement posture requires successful trial technique.