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freedy

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Reed&Smith LLP
« on: October 31, 2017 01:24:26 PM »
Does anyone have experience going against Reed&Smith llp in Arb?

The Litigator

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Re: Reed&Smith LLP
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2017 01:33:51 PM »
Is this for GE Money Bank?

11181986

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Re: Reed&Smith LLP
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2017 01:45:00 PM »
Are you talking about the global law firm with 1700 lawyers? I hope you aren't up against them.

freedy

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Re: Reed&Smith LLP
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2017 02:07:22 PM »
The very same

11181986

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Re: Reed&Smith LLP
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2017 02:30:27 PM »
Okay, so just know going in you are dealing with a different caliber of lawyer.  This is not some local/random bottom feeding collection attorney; you will be dealing with the elite of the elite in the profession. Stick to basic facts, support your position, and see if they are willing to settle. 

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Re: Reed&Smith LLP
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2017 08:04:22 PM »
Okay, so just know going in you are dealing with a different caliber of lawyer.  This is not some local/random bottom feeding collection attorney; you will be dealing with the elite of the elite in the profession. Stick to basic facts, support your position, and see if they are willing to settle.

Elite of the Elite?  :vbrofl:   That is not the R&S I dealt with twice.
11 Arb Settlements (9 AAA, 2 JAMS)
3 JDB Suits Dismissed With Prejudice (2 pro-se, 1 consumer atty)
3 TCPA Settlements (2 pro-se, 1 consumer atty)
2 FCRA Settlements (consumer atty)
1 FDCPA Settlement (w consumer atty)
1 Small Claims Win (pro-se; Landlord/state consumer law violations)
1 State UDAP Settlement (ITS)
1 Federal PTC Settlement (before hearing; pro-se)

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Re: Reed&Smith LLP
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2017 10:53:41 PM »
The firm is elite even though the gopher that tends the case might be a novice.

This sort of firm tends to pick the good ones out of the law-school graduate line-up.  They may be inexperienced, but they can think.

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Re: Reed&Smith LLP
« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2017 01:17:35 PM »
The firm is elite even though the gopher that tends the case might be a novice.

This sort of firm tends to pick the good ones out of the law-school graduate line-up.  They may be inexperienced, but they can think.
This.

Don't be afraid of this firm. They were hired because of one of two reasons:

1- They handle all of your opponent's claims.

OR

2- Your opponent looked at your claims and has concern that your claims might cause them big problems, so they brought in a big gun.

Research the attorney who is handling the case. Are they recent hires/law school graduates? Or are they seasoned attorneys with 10+ years experience?

I take it as a good sign when my opponent hires a big firm. It means they know I'm serious.

 

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