Whether you're being sued or considering taking action to assert your rights, one key issue is the same: What are your risks? A primary goal in the early stages of the attorney-client relationship is for Reiss & Nutt to assess your existing position, your vulnerabilities, and your strengths on multiple dimensions. We gather the facts and place them in legal context. What steps should you take immediately to improve your legal position? If you're considering filing a lawsuit, we must consider the odds that your opponent will file a counterclaim, and on what basis. Like a house on the beach, you've got to prepare for a coming storm.