Wilmington, Delaware – Bayard’s Sara E. Bussiere has been selected as one of eight participants in the 2019 Federal Trial Practice Seminar. The program is sponsored by the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The intensive eight-week instructional program provides lawyers an opportunity to work directly with Judges and experienced practitioners to practice and hone their trial skills.
The program will cover topics including Courtroom Presentation and Demeanor, Opening Statements, Direct Examination, Cross Examination, and Closing Arguments. At the end of the program, the participants will participate in a one-day Mock Trial in front of a jury comprised of Delaware citizens.
Sara E. Bussiere is an associate in Bayard’s Litigation Department. Sara concentrates her practice on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery, Delaware Superior Court, and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Sara counsels clients concerning the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware and Delaware’s alternative entity statutes. Sara has experience in a broad range of corporate matters, including fiduciary duty claims, corporate and alternative entity control disputes, advancement and indemnification claims, trade secret and noncompetition agreement disputes, and other breach of contract claims. Sara also has experience advising corporate entities in receivership or seeking dissolution.