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Commercial Litigation Academy 2024: Bridging the Gap

Commercial Litigation Academy 2024: Bridging the Gap

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This two-day Academy program, offered live in-person and virtually, brings together an outstanding panel of distinguished and well-known commercial litigators, current and former in-house counsel and judges who will provide you with valuable insights on federal and state commercial litigation – from choosing the proper venue through the appellate process. There will be a focus on litigating commercial cases efficiently. You will receive training and enhance your skills in all aspects of commercial litigation; from drafting the pleadings and seeking injunctive relief, through disclosure and discovery (including expert discovery and e-Discovery), and finally to the trial and the appeal. The expert faculty will also discuss key ethical and evidentiary issues confronted by the commercial litigator.


Who Should Attend:
Newly admitted attorneys and experienced practitioners seeking to sharpen their skills as commercial litigators and trial lawyers. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from our top-notch faculty and network with your peers at this comprehensive two-day program! Earn 16.0 MCLE Credits (8.0 MCLE Credits each day, including 1.0 Credits in Cyber Ethics).

Topics to be covered include:

• Venue Decisions: State Court vs. Federal Court vs. Arbitration

• Temporary restraining orders, preliminary and permanent injunctions, and orders to show cause

• Expert discovery in state and federal court

• Civil Appeals and Argument

• Pleadings in state court, federal court and arbitration

• Trials and evidence rules

Newly admitted attorneys must complete at least 16 transitional CLE credit hours in each of the first two years of admission to the Bar. The first set of 16 transitional CLE credit hours must be completed by the first anniversary of admission to the Bar, in the designated categories of credit. The second set of 16 transitional CLE credit hours must be completed between the first and second anniversaries. To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings, or through attendance at fully interactive video conference locations that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys, which this program provides. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to

If you are having any trouble registering for this event, or can't access your NYSBA account, please contact our Member Resource Center team at 800-582-2452.



Cancellations received more than 10 days from the scheduled event date    100% refund

Cancellations received between 5-10 days from the scheduled event date    50% refund

Cancellations received day less than 5 days before scheduled event date    No refund

Start Date:
  • March 5, 2024
End Date:
  • March 6, 2024
Start Time:
  • 9:00 AM
End Time:
  • 5:00 PM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 7.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 6.0
Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – Ethics Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 16.0
  • New York City
  • Virtual Participation
  • Hybrid
Product Code:
  • 0NG24
Section Member Price: $495.00
NYSBA Member Price: $595.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $695.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Commercial & Federal Litigation Section
  • Young Lawyers Section
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee