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Day 1, Monday, March 11, 2013

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Registration

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9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome by Chair

Chair Hon. Marina Corodemus (ret.), Managing Partner, Corodemus & Corodemus, Iselin, NJ

9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Federal State Coordination - Coordination, Cooperation, Coercion

Role of the Judges
Hon. Cynthia M. Rufe, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Hon. Richard A. Kramer, California Superior Court, San Francisco County, San Francisco

Role of Counsel
Bryan F. Aylstock, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, Pensacola, FL
Kelley Strange Crawford, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti, Morristown, NJ
Brian J. Devine, Seeger • Salvas, San Francisco
Kelly E. Jones, Harris Beach, PLLC, New York
Dianne M. Nast, NastLaw LLC, Philadelphia
Gail Rodgers, DLA Piper, New York

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Appellate Issues - Choice of Law

Stephen D. Brody, O’Melveny & Myers, LLP, Washington, DC
Peter C. Harvey, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York
Christy D. Jones, Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC, Ridgeland, MS
Daniel R. Lapinski, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A., Woodbridge, NJ
Jonathan D. Selbin, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, New York

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

E-Discovery Over State and Federal Lines

Moderator:
Ronald J. Hedges, Former U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. Dist. Ct., District of New Jersey, Corodemus & Corodemus, Iselin, NJ

Dennis J. Canty, Kaiser Gornick LLP, San Francisco
Amor A. Esteban, Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, San Francisco
Jeffrey A. Fuisz, Kaye Scholer LLP, New York
David J. Kessler, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, New York
James J. Pettit, Locks Law Firm, Cherry Hill, NJ
James R. Ronca, Anapol Schwartz, Harrisburg, PA

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Experience with Experts

Daubert-Frye-Kemp: Difference or Distinct Issues

Moderator:
Chair Hon. Marina Corodemus (ret.), Managing Partner, Corodemus & Corodemus, Iselin, NJ

Hon. Susan Davis Wigenton, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ
Richard J. Arsenault, Neblett, Beard & Arsenault
Timothy Becker, Johnson//Becker PLLC, Minneapolis
Scott A. Love, Clark, Love & Hutson, Houston
Arvin Maskin, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York
Ellen K. Reisman, Arnold & Porter, Los Angeles
Ellen Relkin, Weitz & Luxenberg, New York
Michael A. London, Douglas & London, New York
Susan M. Sharko, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Florham Park, NJ

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Lunch

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ILS

1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Problematic Federal Issues

• Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2)(C) Requiring Additional Disclosures for Unretained Testifying Experts
• Physicians Payments Sunshine Act
• Federal Rule 26(c)(7) and Sealing Orders
• Privileged Documents? Don’t Bet On It!

Moderator:
Ronald J. Hedges, Former U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. Dist. Ct., District of New Jersey, Corodemus & Corodemus, Iselin, NJ

Hon. Faith S. Hochberg, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
Roopal P. Luhana, Chaffin Luhana LLP, New York
Mark S. Cheffo, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York
Paul J. (P.J.) Cosgrove, Ulmer & Berne LLP, Cincinnati
Daniel B. Carroll, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Florham Park, NJ
Joseph Zonies, Reilly Pozner LLP, Denver

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Ethics in Mass Tort Practice

• Plaintiffs Lawyers Advertising or Solicitation?
• Company Fines-Governmental AG’s Actions Fair Game?
• Ethics and Websites New MRPCs

Moderators:
Hon. Nicholas J. Stroumtsos Jr. (Ret.), Corodemus & Corodemus, Iselin, NJ
Hon. Rebecca F. Doherty, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA

Jerrold S. Parker, Parker & Waichman LLP, New York
Steven J. Skikos, Skikos Crawford Skikos & Joseph, San Francisco
James L. Stengel, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, New York
George A. Lehner, Pepper Hamilton, Washington, DC

3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Successful Settlement Win/Win Scenario

• Should Defense Counsel be Involved in All Stages?
• What Happens in the Bankruptcy Situation?
• Should Plaintiff Use the Special Master Before Negotiations For An Allocated Settlement?

Moderators:
Chair Hon. Marina Corodemus (ret.), Managing Partner, Corodemus & Corodemus, Iselin, NJ
Anne Andrews, Andrews & Thornton, Irvine, CA
Frederick H. Fern, Harris Beach PLLC, New York
Nina M. Gussack, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Philadelphia
Christopher A. Seeger, Seeger Weiss LLP, New York
George A. Tsougarakis, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, New York
Perry Weitz, Weitz & Luxenberg, New York

4:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.

Public Relations and Jury Verdicts: Alls Fair in Love and Trial?

• Social Media Issues Justice for ALL?
• PR After the Verdict?
• Juror Misconduct/Lawyer Misconduct

Moderators:
Renee Henderson Esq., Corodemus & Corodemus, Iselin, NJ
Hon. Richard A. Kramer, California Superior Court, San Francisco County, San Francisco

Lorna A. Dotro, Coughlin Duffy LLP, Morristown, NJ
Richard D. Meadow, The Lanier Law Firm, New York
Ellen K. Reisman, Arnold & Porter, Los Angeles
Michael A. London, Douglas & London, New York

5:10 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Judicial Roundtable

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Networking Cocktail Reception

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