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Complex Commercial Litigation

Presented by Mary Craig Calkins and Merrick L. Gross

Note: This is not for CLE.  Live webinars are free and open to the public. The recorded program and materials are exclusively for ABA members.

The Career Choice Series is designed to help you choose your career path. Whether you’re a law student, young lawyer, or transitioning attorney, find out what it’s like to work in various practice areas and the best way to position yourself to get there.


In this segment, our speakers explore the area of complex commercial litigation. Our speakers will describe their career paths into this multi-faceted area of law including aspects of banking litigation, securities litigation, real estate litigation, creditors’ rights litigation, and insurance recovery. They’ll provide invaluable insight into what skills you’ll need to break into this area, what drew them to this practice area, the pros and cons, and what a typical day in their practice entails.


Mary Craig Calkins, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend, Los Angeles, CA
Merrick L. Gross, Shareholder, Carlton Fields, Miami, FL

Emily Roschek, Director, ABA Career Center and Senior Lawyers Division, Chicago, IL

Sponsored by ABA Career CenterYoung Lawyers DivisionLaw Student Division, and Section of Litigation

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