Business Litigation

Course Description: This course is specifically designed for law students with a strong inclination to become litigators and handle cases involving business disputes. The focus of the course will be on the liability of fiduciaries who serve as trustee for a trust engaged in the purchase or sale of company stock. Fiduciaries are subject to the highest duties known under the law, and the course will explore fiduciary duty and conduct which may violate statutory law and case precedent. Utilizing fiduciary liability cases, the course will cover the full litigation process including preparation of the complaint and answer, discovery, motion practice, mediation, the expert witness, and the examination of witnesses at trial.