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"Her number is 770.451.1122, if you need help."

"Based on the recommendation of a few of you, Kristy Brown and I recently used Jil Wyland at Litigation Presentation to help us prepare a number of demonstratives for a mock jury trial in a technical accounting case. Jil was fast, responsive and creative and the demonstratives were very well received by the 36 mock jurors and client. Her number is 770.451.1122, if you need help."

Alston & Bird

Mike Kenny, Partner

Since this recommendation 20 years ago, LitPres has worked on 67 Alston & Bird matters with

10 practice groups at 5 locations. Matters include 3 of 5 corporate plaintiff BIGGEST WINS.

Volumetrics  $318,000,000

Computer Manufacturer $1,000,000,000 

Norit Americas  $40,000,000 + Royalties (total ~ $100MM)

source: https://www.alston.com/en/services/practices/litigation/corporate-plaintiffs-litigation

“We couldn't have done it without you”
Alston & Bird
Doug Scribner, Partner
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"Ok, so now I'm a believer."
"I am writing Jil to thank you profusely for your outstanding work on the complex graphic art presentations for our recent litigation trial victory.
 
As we previously discussed by telephone, we not only won the case outright after about three hours of jury deliberations, (and got an award of damages in favor of our counterclaim) but also got strong juror feedback on the excellence and visual presusaiveness of your work on the two key timelines/chronologies which we presented during closing arguments. Fortunately, the judge also permitted us to send smaller copies of each of those chronologies out with the jury during deliberations, and I have no doubt they were the two key pieces of evidence which the jurors carefully reviewed during their deliberations. The foreperson of the jury even asked for copies of these exhibits after the trial, which I later sent to him.
Perhaps the strongest compliment came from opposing counsel, laywers with the law firm of Helms, Mullis and Wicker who wanted your company's name and address after unsuccessuly resisting our efforts to use our illustrations and put them in evidence.
 
Although I know we went through a fairly large number of drafts and revisions, the ultimate work product was absolutely outstanding and I would not hesitate to recommend and work with Litigation Presentation in the future. I hope you will freely use my name as a reference and thank you again for oustanding work.  Incidentally, everything arrived on time and found its way to us.
Again, Jil my thanks for turning your focused attention to this assignment on relatively short notice. The results certainly speak for themselves and our client and we are extremely grateful."
Alston & Bird
Jud Graves, Partner
Successfully represented Dale Earnhardt’s widow, Teresa Earnhardt, in a landmark privacy case stemming form the death of the famous NASCAR driver in the Daytona 500.
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“From my perspective, our run at mock trial was a success in every way possible - we accomplished our goals of (1) testing our theories, (2) testing our evidence, (3) testing our graphics, (4) setting expectations for the client, (5) obtaining feedback on and baselining our witnesses, and (6) having a lot of fun, albeit on very little sleep. Each of you was absolutely critical to each of the above and without one of you we wouldn't have accomplished any of our goals. It was such a pleasure to see our team pull everything together so efficiently and thoroughly. And, we did so with a gazillion briefs due too. Thank you for your hard work, dedication, and sacrifice. You were all great, and the results only confirmed what a wonderful team we have.”
Alston & Bird
Kelly Wilcove, Partner
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“I wanted to extend a HUGE thank you to you and your team.  Your animations and graphics were fantastic and the arbitrator very much appreciated them.  They really did make a huge difference in explaining things in a cohesive, efficient way.  I wouldn't hesitate to use Lit Pres again in the future.“
Alston & Bird
Robin McGrath, Partner
 
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". . . we look forward to continuing our relationship into the future." 
"In 2003 the Litigation Group within Michelin North America, Inc. began a national search for a trial presentation firm to work with us on a continuing basis in preparing presentation materials for mediations and trials, primarily in product liability matters. In consultation with the outside regional counsel who represent us, this search culminated in the selection of Jil Wyland and Litigation Presentation, Inc. We were initially swayed by our evaluation of the expected cost, responsiveness, and work quality of the team at Litigation Presentation, and our choice has been validated by our experience working with LP over the years. 

The stability of our ongoing relationship and solid knowledge of our people and their needs have been key to our successful experience. Our outside attorneys have been particularly complimentary on the responsiveness and quality of the presentation materials produced. 

The ability of LP to post images in a secure area on their web site for viewing by us, our outside attorneys, and other members of our team in any location has proven to be a very useful technical strength as materials are prepared, often with short lead times and last minute changes. 
We asked LP to develop a means for us to digitally archive in a searchable form the images, references, and other materials that we have used in our matters. We worked with the team to develop the parameters for storing information in the archive and have successfully populated with materials. Such an archive has been valuable to us in our preparations for current and future presentations streamlining efficiency. 

In summary, our experience with Litigation Presentation, Inc. has been excellent, and we look forward to continuing our relationship into the future." 
Michelin North America
Mac McClain
Senior Technical Advisor, Litigation Group
Since the beginning of the working relationship 20 years ago, LitPres has worked on over 80 matters and maintains the national MNA demonstrative respository.
 
"I would not hesitate to work with Jil again, or to recommend her to anyone with a need for competent, effective, and high-quality trial exhibits."
I worked with Jil Wyland in my role as Technical Director, Litigation in the Legal Department at
Michelin North America, Inc from 2011 until my retirement at the end of 2022. Through her
company, Litigation Presentation, Inc Jil supported our products liability defense work with the
ideation, creation and cataloging of deposition and trial demonstratives and exhibits since well
before I took my position and throughout my time in the role.

Jil continually demonstrated thoroughness, accuracy and the highest quality in her work. She
consistently was able to understand the highly technical and often highly complex aspects of our
products and very effectively convey that to lay audiences through her graphics and exhibits. The
fact that Jil has worked with Michelin consistently over so many years, and across several iterations
of internal Michelin personnel, has put her in the position of being the curator of a large body of
prior Michelin work. Her knowledge of, and quick access to, historical work has enabled Michelin
to quickly and efficiently recall, update and repurpose previous exhibits.

Jil has also demonstrated the ability to comprehend and incorporate new technologies into her
work product. In one case that I was personally involved with, she utilized three-dimensional laser
scanning of a fracture surface, solid modeling and 3-D printing to create 'hands on' exhibits for trial
that played a significant role in the ultimately successful defense of our product. This was a first for
Michelin and I am quite sure for our industry.

I would not hesitate to work with Jil again, or to recommend her to anyone with a need for competent, effective, and high-quality trial exhibits.
 
Michael Wischhusen
Michelin North America Retired Technical Director, Legal department

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“The Repository really is great!!! Thank you so much for your great efforts. It is nice to have all of our standard demonstratives that are used for every trial placed into one interactive repository. Not to mention that it is easy to use and visually pleasing. You guys rock!”
Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Jon Strongman (re: the Bausch & Lomb demonstrative repository)
 

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“I meant to email or call you yesterday and let you know that they were a success! Chris even used the Workday exhibit (which I was happy about). 
Thanks for all your work on those demonstratives!! We couldn't have done it without you.”
DynCorp International
Nikole WinnettAssociate General Counsel 

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“It was a great settlement for the client, but we were all a little bummed because we were raring to go.  You're right, the demonstratives would have been great!! Looking forward to working with you soon.”
Greenberg Traurig
Mike Nicodema
 

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“We put the witnesses on yesterday. They did great. The visual aid comparing the email to the Antec figure was very effective. The Court understood that Ultra came up with the idea and that it had "removable cables.". The issue will come down to whether a 4 line email is sufficient to convey a "technical solution" and not just an idea.
Thanks for all of your very important work. The Court was "wowed" by the visual aids -- a job well done.”
Greenberg Traurig
Barry Schindler
 

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“Yesterday's trial was 4 hours, the animation was there all the time. The judges did frequently look at the screen, actually the wall, when they heard witnesses and lawyers' statements. It was effective. Thank you very much for your efforts!”
Greenberg Traurig
Li Rong
  

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“Your team went above and beyond the call of duty. It was amazing to watch you take a complicated subject and make it visually engaging as well as easy to understand for the jurors, right before our eyes. Thanks for all your help.”
Greenberg Traurig
Scott Bornstein

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“We received today the Order in the Alexsam litigation.  I am very pleased to let you know we had a complete victory!!!  I have no doubt it was your graphics that made the case go as smoothly and clearly as it did.  Thanks again for all of your help.”
Paul Hastings
Robin McGrath, Partner

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“Thank you for all your work on this case, especially under the "challenging" time deadlines that often applied to what we asked you to do.
Should anyone ask, I will highly recommend you to anyone needing visual presentations for trial!”
Hinman Straub
John Black, Partner

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“The graphics were great, and the presentation was extremely helpful, especially the CLOSING! The pictures of the witnesses and their testimonies were very helpful in remembering who said what during the trial.”
Jury from the Cast Art v. KPMG trial
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