Lawyer (Commercial Litigator)

What Does A Lawyer (Commercial Litigator) Do?

In general, lawyers advise clients on how to conduct various activities within the scope of the law. In addition, they represent clients during legal disputes. Andrea, the lawyer featured in the video, represents corporations and lending institutions.

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How Do I Become A Lawyer (Commercial Litigator)?

A law degree, which typically takes three years to earn after first earning a four-year bachelor’s degree, is required to obtain this position. The bachelor’s degree can potentially be in any area, but the following degrees may provide for an advantage for someone who wants to be a commercial litigator – history, political science, accounting, economics, or a related field.

What is the Average Salary For A Lawyer (Commercial Litigator)?

High – 208,000
Median – 120,000
Low – 56,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Lawyer (Commercial Litigator)?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Political Science
  • Accounting
  • Psychology
  • Government

What Is The Work Environment For A Lawyer (Commercial Litigator)?

Lawyers can work for law firms, large companies, or the government. This work may require many hours per week along with work on the weekends.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Lawyer (Commercial Litigator)?

There will likely be a lot of competition for jobs as a lawyer (in general) because of the large number of people with law degrees.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degree Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Lawyer (Commercial Litigator)?