Opposing Summary Judgment by Defending the High Ground
Litigation Attorney Daniel Small co-authored an article with the Honorable Judge Douglas H. Wilkins in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as part of a biweekly series. This column discusses opposing summary judgment motions. As the authors explain, in litigation, it is easy for courts to deny summary judgment — as long as the opposition is simply, focused and well-documented. They offer several rules to follow when drafting oppositions, touching on areas like fact issues, interferences and deficiencies.