Commercial Litigation in 2020: Winning Tips and Strategies
Recording Available: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Along with the increasing volume of commercial disputes is the emergence of various issues that continue to reshape the commercial law landscape. In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of commercial litigation.
As they delve into the recent legislative changes, regulatory developments, and court rulings in this field of law, the speakers will also provide the audience with the best strategies and practical tips in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in a rapidly evolving legal climate.
Key topics include:
- Commercial Litigation – Statistics
- Recent Legislative Changes
- Latest Regulatory Developments
- Notable Court Rulings
- Best Litigation Tips and Strategies
Reginald L. Snyder, Partner
Taylor English Duma LLP
- Requests for Production of Documents
- Requests for Admissions
- Third Party Subpoenas
- MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT
Steven Barber, Partner
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
- Recent Case law on Personal Jurisdiction.
- Recent Case law and experience related to ESI discovery applying the “proportionality” standard from the 2016 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
- Tips on successful pretrial and trial practice, including strategies for reviewing and producing large volumes of electronic files, deposition strategy, selection and preparation of experts, development of trial themes, and use of technology at trial.
- Statistics re. general trends in commercial litigation using, for example, the judiciary’s reports. We also have information on how individual courts rule on motions, so we may be able to cite some examples in the above three bullets
Who Should Attend:
- Commercial Litigation Lawyers
- Dispute Resolution Lawyers
Reginald (“Reggie”) Snyder is an experienced trial lawyer at Taylor English Duma LLP whose litigation practice focuses on contract, construction, and real estate disputes, products liability, and personal injury. His 20-years of experience handling disputes in Georgia, Alabama, and Texas allows him to represent a wide range of clients and manage various litigation matters.
Mr. Snyder’s career began in Birmingham, Alabama where his litigation practice primarily involved handling contract and construction disputes, products liability, employment litigation and personal injury. In Texas, Mr. Snyder led several commercial disputes and products liability cases to succession and prepared several complex, multi-million dollar products liability cases for jury trial. He co-founded his own law firm, further growing his experience in real estate litigation, and handled products liability litigation for national insurance companies as a member of a large, Atlanta-based law firm.
Reginald (“Reggie”) Snyder is an experienced trial lawyer at Taylor English Duma LLP whose litigation practice focuses on contract, construction, …
Steve Barber focuses on commercial and mass tort litigation. His clients include both large and small companies in industries ranging from manufacturing to finance to high tech. He has substantial jury and bench trial experience, successfully trying contract, toxic tort, and mass tort cases throughout the country. Steve has successfully litigated a wide variety of breach of contract and commercial fraud cases with damages ranging from the low millions to hundreds of millions of dollars. He obtained dismissals of all claims against his client in the federal silica MDL, the federal welding fumes MDL, and the Texas asbestos MDL. He also serves as national trial and coordinating counsel for a Fortune 50 corporation litigating concealment, conspiracy, and other tort claims arising out of the company’s historic investigative efforts, research, and publications on various industrial chemicals.
Steve Barber focuses on commercial and mass tort litigation. His clients include both large and small companies in industries ranging …
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Method Of Presentation:
General knowledge of commercial litigation
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