Friday, November 18, 2016

Miami Class Action and Complex Litigation Forum

Hi Everyone! I am happy to announce that my home institution has organized the inaugural Miami Class Action and Complex Litigation Forum, scheduled for  December 2, 2016 - only 2 weeks away!  This is a great event for to those interested in mass tort and similarly complex litigation.

The program contains federal judges who handle the largest MDL cases, members of the MDL Panel, the President of the National Association of Attorneys Generals and 14 of the top class action practitioners.  The organizers are trying to keep the attendance to a select number this year so everyone can ask questions and enjoy an intimate cocktail reception, but they have a few slots still remaining. Registration information, as well as other information, can be found here:  http://www.law.miami.edu/academics/continuing-legal-education-cle/class-action-forum

The Panels include the following judges and attorney general: 

Judge David Proctor (N.D. Ala. and MDL Panel)

Judge Robin Rosenbaum (11th Circuit Court of Appeals)

Judge Eldon Fallon (E.D. La.)

Judge David Herndon (S.D. Ill.)

Judge Susan Illston (N.D. Cal.)

Judge Brian Cogan (E.D. N.Y.)

Judge Kathryn Vratil (D. Kan.)

Judge Michael Hanzman (11th Judicial Cir. Miami-Dade County)

Attorney General Marty J. Jackley (President of National Association of Attorney Generals)

The Panels also include the following practitioners and academics with the judges:

Panel 1:

Moderator:  Adam Moskowitz, Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton, LLP, Adjunct Professor of Class Action Litigation, University of Miami School of Law

Panel Participants:

Joseph Whatley, Whatley Kallas, LLP

Frank Burt, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A.

Jack Scarola, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

Marty Steinberg, Hogan Lovells

Jonathan Marks, Marks Mediation

Panel 2:

Moderator:  Peter Prieto, Podhurst Orseck, P.A.

Panel Participants:

Steve Berman, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP

Robert Hilliard, Hilliard Munoz Gonzalez LLP

Mark Lonergan, Severson & Werson

Brian Fitzpatrick, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School

Panel 3:

Moderator: Sergio Campos, Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law

Panel Participants:  

Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Dan Girard, Girard Gibbs LLP

Edith Kallas, Whatley Kallas LLP

Panel 4:

Moderator:  Lance A. Harke, Harke Clasby & Bushman LLP

Panel Participants:

Jeanne Finegan, President, Heffler Claims Group/Heffler Media, LLC

Steven Marks, Podhurst Orseck, P.A

Harley S. Tropin, Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton, LLP

Charles Zimmerman, Zimmerman Reed, LLP

 

SJC

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