How do the most celebrated trial lawyers of our generation convince 12 strangers? What are their secrets of persuasion and tricks of the trade? "Behind the Trial" will take you to the front lines and reveal how it all works when lives, fortunes, and reputations hang in the balance.
Presented by "Benchmark Litigation" in association with McKool Smith, the Behind the Trial podcast series features in-depth discussions with the nation's most iconic trial lawyers.
Host and fellow trial lawyer Courtland Reichman captures the unique voice and style of each trial star by covering their best practices for presenting to a jury or judge, pitfalls to avoid, and the art of persuasion.
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Our second episode features part 2 of our conversation with Evan R. Chesler, Chairman of Cravath and one of the nation’s most accomplished trial lawyers. Evan went Behind the Trial with host Courtland Reichman to discuss the significance of the jury trial to American democracy, the limits and... Read More
Episode 1 features Evan R. Chesler, Chairman of Cravath and one of the nation’s most accomplished trial lawyers. Evan went Behind the Trial with host Courtland Reichman to discuss the keys of persuasion, common traits of an effective trial lawyer, the significance of the “people factor,” and... Read More
Behind the Trial, an in-depth discussion with the nation’s most iconic trial lawyers, hosted by Courtland Reichman from McKool Smith and brought to you by Benchmark Litigation. Read More
David Boies - Boies Schiller Flexner
Since 1997 David has been the Chairman of Boies Schiller Flexner. Prior to 1997 he was a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. David has been selected as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world More...
Diane Sullivan - Weil Gotshal
Diane P. Sullivan is a partner in the Litigation Department in Weil’s New York, NY and Princeton, NJ offices where she specializes in trial of complex commercial litigation, class action, and mass tort cases. More...