Jason Asmus Quoted in Twin Cities Business

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May 4, 2018

In the Twin Cities Business article, “Why More Minnesota Businesses are Steering Clear from Courtrooms,” Briggs shareholder Jason Asmus discusses the benefits of avoiding litigation if possible. This includes sidestepping the “soft costs” of business disruption and employee time spent digging up old documents and emails. He notes, the earlier a business addresses the dispute, “the better chance you have to avoid what I call transaction costs.” This is especially true if a business is playing defense, as it will always be reacting and putting out fires as they arise. “The next thing you know, you’re six months into litigation and you’re looking at numerous requests for your electronic data,” Asmus says. “That means you’re engaging an outside vendor and incurring tens of thousands of dollars, and potentially more, in electronic discovery costs.”

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