Karl Heideck is a leading litigation attorney. He represents clients in and around the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, area. He represents clients that include individuals, businesses, and organizations of different types.
In addition to providing litigation services on behalf of clients, Karl Heideck also represents clients in other areas as well. These areas include commercial law, products liability law, and employment law. Heideck also represents clients in regard risk management and regulatory compliance.
Heideck studied at Swarthmore College, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree. At Swarthmore, Heideck studied English language and literature, with a concentration in letters.
Following his graduation from Swarthmore, Heideck attended Temple University School of Law. He graduated from Temple over 10 years ago. He graduated with honors from both Swarthmore and Temple.
The typical litigation attorney pursues a particular set of core courses while in law school. These classes include evidence, civil procedure, and courtroom procedure.
In addition, a litigator oftentimes will have participated in a clinical program while in law school. Through a law school clinic, a future litigator has the opportunity to represent clients during his or her third year in law school. This provides a student with hands-on experience as a litigator even before graduating from law school. Many litigators begin their careers working for a local, state or federal prosecutor to glean courtroom experience.
Litigations attorneys work in a number of different professional settings. In the private sector, many litigation attorneys are part of large law firms. These firms many times have separate litigation departments. In addition, there are smaller boutique firms that specialize in litigation.
Litigation attorneys can also be found on the teams of organizations of different types. Some governmental agencies also have litigators of their staffs. Some corporations that are involved with lawsuits with some regularity also have litigators on their staffs.