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New York State Bar Association | "Taking the Lead: Winning Strategies and Techniques for Commercial Cases" (March 5, 2018)

PROGRAM CHAIRMANSHIP/SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT | On Monday, March 5, 2018, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Task Force on Women's Initiatives hosts Taking the Lead: Winning Strategies and Techniques for Commercial Cases, a CLE program* showcasing methods of creating compelling opening and closing statements and direct and cross-examinations of witnesses through a re-enactment of an actual commercial trial.

Former chair of the Bar's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and Phillips Nizer Litigation Department co-chair Lauren J. Wachtler is the Program's chair.  Phillips Nizer litigation associate Rachel M. Bandli is a member of the Program faculty.

The NYSBA Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Task Force on Women's Initiatives, of which Lauren is a member, presented the ground-breaking Report, "If Not Now, When? Achieving Equality for Women Attorneys," adopted by the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association on November 4, 2017.

*2.0 MCLE Credits: 2.0 Skills