The Calculating Lawyer is Mark S. Guralnick, B.A., M.B.A., M.P.A., M.F.A., J.D., LL.M., Ph.D. — an over-educated lawyer and professor who collects mathematical shortcuts, ratios, equations and practical rules of thumb.
Here, you’ll find a collection of interesting formulas that can be used in settlement negotiations, in mediations, in arbitrations and in the courtroom, to settle cases or to obtain favorable rulings in contested cases. You’ll find numerical devices and strategies to put you in the driver’s seat in making management decisions in taking on cases and in determining how you choose to handle them.
Let me know what you think. Tell me which formulas work for you. Share any cases in which you put a formula to use in order to make a brilliant decision, make money, save money or save face. And, feel free to share any formulas you may know.