Commercial and Consumer Litigation Law Pathway

Explore how commercial and consumer litigation law is applied within these practice contexts.

Advising

  • Advise client on strategies for avoiding or resolving disputes
  • Advise client on negotiations and related strategies
  • Advise client on decisions about when to settle and when to go to court

Transactions

  • Understand complex transactions in order to evaluate liability
  • Collaborate with transactional lawyers to avoid future disputes

If you are interested in being a commercial transactions attorney, see Business Pathway

Disputes

  • Manage discovery of large quantities of documents
  • Resolve numerous pre-trial motions, including class certification
  • Negotiate settlements of disputes

Public Policy

  • Engage in litigation strategies to develop favorable common law or judicial interpretations of statutes
  • Work on advisory committees recommending revisions to statutes

Last updated 6/18/2014