“Being selected as a national co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Trial Practice Committee is a great honor,” stated Gardner, vice chair of Jennings, Strouss & Salmon’s commercial litigation department. “The Trial Practice Committee promotes fairness and justice in the American legal system by enhancing the careers of trial lawyers and litigators. I am thrilled to be able to help lead the committee, and work with some of the brightest attorneys from around the country.”
The Trial Practice Committee is part of the 50,000-member Section of Litigation, the American Bar Association’s (ABA) largest specialty section. It includes attorneys from the plaintiff and defense bars, as well as corporate counsel and academics. The Trial Practice Committee promotes fairness and justice in the American legal system by enhancing the lives and careers of trial lawyers. The Trial Practice Committee is devoted to promoting collegiality and ethics within the trial bar, as well as bringing more diversity into the community of trial lawyers and solving the work/life balance issues that litigators face.
Prior to his appointment to the Trial Practice Committee, Gardner served as national co-chair of the ABA’s Class Action and Derivative Suits Committee, and was also chair of the Securities Regulation Committee of the State Bar of Arizona. His legal practice emphasizes litigation in the class action, employment, real estate and intellectual property areas. In addition, his experience includes commercial and public finance law, as well as broker-dealer and registered investment advisor regulation and compliance. Gardner has represented businesses and individuals in investigations and enforcement actions brought by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Arizona Corporation Commission Securities Division, the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, and numerous other regulatory agencies throughout the United States.
About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., has been providing legal counsel for over 70 years through its offices in Phoenix and Peoria, Arizona; and Washington, D.C. The firm's primary areas of practice include agribusiness; automobile dealership law, bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; employee benefits and pensions; energy; family law and domestic relations; health care; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; tax; and trust and estates. For additional information please visit www.jsslaw.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.