Practice Area Intros


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    Commercial Lending Practice

    This course looks at commercial lending practice at a large law firm, including what commercial lending is, who the main players are, and the differences between borrower and lender representations. It also covers how deals are staffed and the roles of finance partners, associates, support staff, and the clients.

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    Civil Litigation Practice

    What do civil litigators do? This course explains the typical roles in a civil litigation group at a law firm, including partners, counsel, associates, and paralegals, and also describes the role of the client.

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    M&A Practice

    What is M&A practice? What do deal lawyers do? This course will help you understand this practice area, whether you want to be an M&A lawyer or not.

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    Introduction to Corporate Restructuring

    An introduction to corporate restructurings, including the differences between bankruptcy and restructuring and the factors companies consider when deciding whether and how to restructure or liquidate. Also covers the key players in a corporate restructuring on the debtor and creditor sides as well as the additional players involved in a Chapter 11 case.

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    Corporate Restructuring Practice

    This course explains corporate restructuring work at a large law firm and what restructuring lawyers do. It covers the various factors that influence the type of work involved, such as in-court vs. out-of-court restructurings and creditor vs. debtor representation, and what restructuring teams look like.

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    Restructuring Options for Distressed Companies

    An explanation of the different types of restructuring transactions, including in-court and out-of-court transactions and their relative advantages and disadvantages. Covers options such as traditional Chapter 11 filings, prepacks, prenegotiated cases, 363 sales, and workouts.

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    Overview of a Chapter 11 Case

    An overview of the main stages of a Chapter 11 case, including venue and liquidity runway considerations; filing and commencement; administration; the Chapter 11 plan, disclosure statement, and solicitation process; and plan confirmation and exit from Chapter 11.