District of Columbia Defense Lawyers Association Annual Meeting: Expert Witnesses and the New Rule 26 Amendments – Will the Game Change?
In his presentation, "Expert Witnesses and the New Rule 26 Amendments; Will the Game Change?" Member of the Firm George B. Breen will discuss the changes to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26 that will take effect on December 1, 2010.
Among other things, the amendments provide for the protection of certain communications between testifying expert witnesses and counsel, as well as draft reports by those witnesses. Mr. Breen will discuss how the amendments will impact current practice and offer recommendations for working with expert witnesses.