Conducted a mock bench trial on behalf of the defendant in a dispute relating to drivers’ contracts in the Champ Car World Series. The mock trial was conducted with a panel of retired and former judges and involved the presentation of evidence and testimony for the judges’ review, including witness testimony presented by video. The study allowed the trial team to determine which aspects of a complex commercial dispute were most important to the decisions of a panel of judges. The study also provided the trial team with detailed feedback regarding judicial perceptions of key witnesses. Result: The case settled favorably for the defense prior to trial.