Zealous advocacy, copious use of Latin, and literary devices advantageously applied to attack our adversaries’ arguments.  These are the cornerstones of American legal representation. 

These tools are part of the modus operandi of every lawyer.  This article may use dead language and assonance as running themes, but some lawyers take zealous advocacy ad infinitum

By Tim Nelson and Robert Milligan

The recent decision of California’s Third Appellate District in Wallis v. PHL Associates, Inc. underscores the importance of following the terms of a protective order in trade secret litigation and acting cautiously when handling materials that arguably may be protected under a protective order.

In Wallis, the trial