In its 2022 edition, The Best Lawyers in America© honored Jesse Gessin for contributions to Appellate Practice, Criminal Defense: General Practice, and Criminal Defense: White-Collar. Best Lawyers was first published in 1983, and it determines its annual selections based “entirely on peer review.” Its selection process is “designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services.”
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“Were They Lying?” Questions: A Practitioner’s Look at the California Rule Versus the Federal Rule by Jesse Gessin The rule of sequestration results in parties often being the only witnesses to hear every other witness at trial. That makes them “super witnesses” who can testify about other witnesses’ testimony. It is tempting to ask the… Read More »“Were They Lying?” Questions: A Practitioner’s Look at the California Rule Versus the Federal Rule
Bit by Bit: Breaking Down the Ninth Circuit’s Frameworks for Jury Misconduct in the Digital Age by Jesse Gessin Read Jesse’s Law Review Article
Why You Should Hire a Trial Attorney for a Case That Will Never Go to Trial by Jesse Gessin (Gessin Ltd) and Jennifer Keller (Keller/Anderle LLP) Litigation can feel like a never-ending safari. And actually going to trial can seem as likely as encountering a white rhino. In 2015, there were 4,734 federal civil jury… Read More »Why You Should Hire a Trial Attorney for a Case That Will Never Go to Trial
Ban the Billable Hour: Alternate Fee Arrangements in Business Disputes By Jesse Gessin Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. once quipped, “Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.” This is especially true in business litigation, where letter writing campaigns turn into epic battles of sound and fury, and discovery becomes divorced from what is… Read More »Ban the Billable Hour