In this episode of the IMS Insights Podcast, we speak with trial presentation advisor Jeff Dahm about how the pandemic is shaping the role of "hot seat" advisors in litigation and remote hearings, and new standards for trial presentation amid COVID-19.
Jeff Dahm is an IMS Thought Leader and trusted trial presentation advisor to the firm’s top clients. Through more than two decades of managing courtroom presentations, he has worked on more than 200 trials, as well as on over 300 hearings, arbitrations, and mock trials. He specializes in presenting for complex, high-stakes litigation and at International Trade Commission (ITC) hearings. His thought leadership contributions provide clients with information about how to create and manage compelling presentations in both the traditional courtroom setting and the remote hearing or video conference environment.
His extensive experience as a “hot seat” operator and his passion for trial presentation have earned him a place in many high-profile matters with the country’s top trial lawyers. His two decades of courtroom experience, observing all types of trials throughout the country, makes him a valuable asset to any trial team. Jeff’s trial work focuses on complex high-stakes litigation. Some of his notable cases include a copyright infringement trial on behalf of Google, a criminal trial involving the CEO of KB Home, and a patent infringement trial for Samsung.
In addition, Jeff has appeared multiple times as the courtroom technology expert for the State Bar of California’s “Champions of the Courtroom” and many other CLE programs.
Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Analysis & Design from the University of California, Irvine.