When Justin Leto was a young plaintiffs attorney, another lawyerin his building asked how he dealt with the financial risk of pursuing litigation.Could his firm somehow insure legal costs in case the jury returneda defense verdict?

There was no such protection. “If we lose the case, there’s noway for us to get any of that back,” Leto told Larry Bassuk, nowhis law partner at Leto Bassuk in Miami.

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Celia Ampel

Celia Ampel covers South Florida litigation. Contact her at [email protected] or on Twitter at @CeliaAmpel.