Nicholas Wasdin

Partner with Kirkland & Ellis 

Nick Wasdin is a litigation partner in Kirkland’s Chicago office. He regularly represents Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes commercial disputes, including in multi-district, class action, and bankruptcy settings. He has tried numerous jury trials to verdict, and recently served as co-lead trial counsel in the largest MDL in American history. Nick’s presentations in the courtroom have been praised by a federal judge as “outstanding” and “as good as any that I’ve seen” in 18 years on the bench. Nick is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Bar Association, Chicago Chapter.

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If I’m registered for the conference will I automatically get my CLE Credits?

No. You must sign out at the Registration/CLE desk before departing the conference.

What do I need in order to sign up for CLE?

You need to have your Bar number for all states in which you would receive credit.

What if I cannot attend the whole conference? Can I receive partial credit?

Yes. When you sign out at the end of your last day, you will indicate the number of hours/days that you actually attended.

Do I need to send my Certificate of Attendance to the state bar(s) or will Trial Lawyers of Mass Torts report my attendance to them?

Each individual attorney will need to file their own CLE credits.