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Commercial Litigation 101

Commercial Litigation 101
This webinar will provide a basic overview of legal procedure regularly utilized by commercial litigators.  The practice area of commercial litigation encompasses many different substantive areas of law but generally includes representation of businesses and businesspeople.  There are certain strategic decisions that commercial litigators regularly need to make and tools that they routinely use throughout the litigation process.  This includes venue and removal to federal court, enforcement of arbitration clauses, preservation of evidence and electronically stored information, taking and defending corporate witness depositions, responding to subpoenas, and protecting confidentiality and privilege.  Experienced commercial litigators Maryan Alexander and Sarah Elizabeth Spencer will cover these protocols and offer some tips for best practices.  The presentation is geared toward young lawyers who are starting their commercial litigation journey and experienced litigators who want a refresher.

The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.

Program Date & Time: February 1, 2022 | 11:00 AM Central

ABOUT OUR PRESENTERS
Maryan Alexander is a partner at Wilson Elser in Baltimore, Maryland. She represents clients and insurers in state and federal court in complex civil litigation matters, including commercial disputes, accountant professional liability, premises liability, products liability, toxic torts and other general casualty claims. She has defended at trial large financial institutions, property management companies, and local and foreign product manufacturers and distributors in matters involving allegations of negligence, violations of consumer protection acts, fraud/misrepresentation, and breach of contract and warranties.

Sarah E. Spencer is a shareholder at Christensen & Jensen, P.C. in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is an experienced appellate advocate who has handled a wide variety of civil and criminal appeals in state and federal court. Sarah also defends high-stakes lawsuits involving commercial disputes, business torts and product liability claims. She has been active in DRI since 2008. She currently serves as the vice-chair of DRI’s Appellate Advocacy Committee and the webinar co-chair of the Commercial Litigation Committee.

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When
2/1/2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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