Philadelphia, November 11, 2013: Eric Kraeutler, a partner in Morgan Lewis’s Litigation Practice and leader of the Philadelphia Litigation Practice, has been inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Trial Lawyers. The induction ceremony took place on October 26 during the 2013 Annual Meeting of the College in San Francisco.
Fellowship in the College is extended only by invitation, after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility, and collegiality, according to the American College of Trial Lawyers. Lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years of trial experience before they can be considered for fellowship.
There are approximately 5,700 Fellows across the United States and Canada, including active, Emeritus, Judicial, and Honorary Fellows. Membership in the College can never exceed 1% of the total lawyer population of any state or province. Qualified lawyers are called to Fellowship in the College from all branches of trial practice. They are selected from advocates who represent plaintiffs or defendants in civil proceedings of all types, as well as prosecutors and criminal defense lawyers.
Mr. Kraeutler is a member of Morgan Lewis’s Advisory Board, and a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. His practice is focused on complex commercial, white collar criminal, and intellectual property matters. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Virginia School of Law. Mr. Kraeutler’s full biography is available here.
Mr. Kraeutler is part of a team of nearly 700 litigators working from 20 offices around the world. The firm's deep bench of trial attorneys armed with extensive skills in alternative dispute resolution and combined with its technology-savvy discovery teams, work to guard clients' short-term and long-term interests inside and outside of the courtroom. In one representative three-year period the firm litigated some 10,000 cases and took cases to trial in every major U.S. jurisdiction, as well as in the United Kingdom and Europe. Morgan Lewis litigators serve a wide array of industries, including financial services, technology, life sciences, pharmaceutical, energy, retail and healthcare.