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  • Description

    There are many factors that affect the outcome of a civil trial, but none tilt the scales so dramatically as preparation. This CLE course will explain everything attorneys, from the brand new to the well-seasoned, need to know to ensure they are prepared for every aspect of the trial. The course will explain the various steps attorneys must take in their preparation as well as provide a detailed explanation and schedule for planning for civil trial.

  • Instructor Bio

    Eric Abraham

    Eric I. Abraham is a partner in the Princeton, N.J. office of Hill Wallack LLP and a member of the Firm’s Complex Litigation Practice Group.

    Mr. Abraham is a versatile business counselor and a no-nonsense trial lawyer with the skills to bring a case from initial investigation and pre-trial discovery through trial and appeals, in both state and federal court. He has significant experience with partnership and corporate conflicts such as medical practice dissolutions and minority/oppressed shareholder cases.

    Representative Matters

    Mr. Abraham litigates complex contract and construction litigation disputes and has handled significant toxic tort and product liability actions. He also regularly acts as New Jersey counsel in intellectual property matters on behalf of generic drug pharmaceutical clients.

    Representative Clients

    Mr. Abraham’s clients include:

    • Sandoz Inc.
    • Apotex Corp.
    • Hovnanian Industries
    • Menk Corporation
    • K. Hovnanian Companies
    • Benjamin Moore Company
    • Crown Bank
    • Sovereign Bank
    • Sun National Bank
    • Amboy Bank Leadership
    • Chairman of the Western Monmouth Utilities Authority from 2002 – 2011

    Publications

    • When Disaster Strikes A Sloppy Job: The Act of God Defense, New Jersey Law Journal Construction Law Special Section
    • A Review of The New Local Patent Rules, New Jersey Law Journal Intellectual Property Special Section
    • Using the “Equities” To Set the Valuation Date in Oppressed Shareholder Actions, New Jersey Law Journal Corporate Law Special Section

    Mr. Abraham is admitted to practice in New Jersey (1995), New York (2002), Pennsylvania (1996), U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (1998), U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2000), the U.S. District, Eastern District of New York (2003), and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (1996). He received his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law and graduated cum laude. During law school, he served as an editor of the Seton Hall Law Review. Mr. Abraham is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College.