Annual Review - Key Business Law Developments in Bite-size Pieces: Episode 2: Recent Developments in Trial Practice

22 Min Listen By: Jessica Mendelson, Anne M. Steadman, Emily Stover

 In this episode of “Annual Review: Key business law developments in bite-size pieces”, we talk with Trial Practice Chapter Editors, Gina Ferrari and Chelsea Mikula about recent developments in trial practice, including how COVID-19 has impacted and will continue to impact these practices. Gina Ferrari is a Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP where she specializes in complex commercial litigation; she is a member of Seyfarth’s National Trial Team, co-chairs the San Francisco commercial litigation group and is a member of the national litigation department leadership team. Gina focuses on commercial and business counseling and litigation for all industries, with an emphasis on the financial services, government contractor, and retail and hospitality industries. Chelsea Mikula is a Partner at Tucker Ellis LLP where she is a trial lawyer who represents clients in all aspects of litigation, with a focus on Employee Stock Ownership Plan litigation. Chelsea has extensive trial experience and has taken several cases to verdict at trial and in arbitration as co-counsel. Throughout her career, Chelsea has represented clients in breach of contract actions and other business related torts.

Interviewees: Trial Practice Chapter Editors Gina Ferrari, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Chelsea Mikula, Partner at Tucker Ellis LLP


San Francisco, CA

Jessica Mendelson

Jessica Mendelson is an associate in the Employment Law Department of Paul Hastings. Her practice focuses on trade secrets litigation and employee mobility issues. Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Ms.Mendelson…

Anne M. Steadman

Anne concentrates her practice in the areas of Corporate Litigation and Bankruptcy Litigation. Prior to joining Landis Rath & Cobb, Anne worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Abigail M. LeGrow…

San Francisco, CA

Emily Stover

Emily Stover is an associate in the Employment Law Department of Paul Hastings. Her practice focuses on litigation and counseling on a wide range of employment and labor issues. She has experience representing…

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