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Jenner & Block Partner Craig C. Martin spoke at The Knowledge Congress’ live webcast titled, “Mediating Corporate Disputes Successfully – Avoidance of Litigation’s Perils,” on August 17, 2011. Mr. Martin spoke in a session titled, “Presenting Your Client’s Case In Mediation: a Trial Lawyer’s Perspective,” in which he discussed how to tailor an oral presentation to the opposing side and effectively present factual evidence as a subtle message about a client’s ability and willingness to proceed to trial if necessary. Mr. Martin also talked specifically about the impact of potential further steps on the mediation strategy.
Mr. Martin is a partner in Jenner & Block’s Chicago office and is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Department. He is also a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation and ERISA Litigation Practices and the Firm’s Policy Committee. Mr. Martin has represented clients in mediations and arbitrations principally in the areas of corporate joint ventures and other cooperative arrangements as well as disputes arising subsequent to corporate deals. His clients include Fortune 500 companies and wealthy families in complex commercial litigation across the country in both state and federal courts. His practice in complex civil and commercial litigation includes a wide variety of substantive areas of the law, such as attorney discipline and malpractice, civil and criminal antitrust, civil racketeering, civil rights, commercial law, contracts, employment, environmental, ERISA, estates and trusts, financial institution fraud, government contracts, intellectual property, insurance coverage, product liability, shareholder class action and derivative actions, tort and mass tort.
Please click here for information about the webcast.