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Day 1, Tuesday, November 28, 2017

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Networking Cocktail Reception Hosted by Garretson Resolution Group and the Driscoll Firm

This Networking Cocktail Reception is Sponsored by Garretson Resolution Group and The Driscoll Firm

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This reception will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, Gateway Room, 999 North 2nd Street in St. Louis.

If you are attending this conference and would like to joins us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, we ask that you RSVP here.



Day 2, Wednesday, November 29, 2017

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Registration

Breakfast Sponsored by Keller Rohrback L.L.P.

ILS

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Welcome by Co-Chairs

Eric D. Holland, Holland Law Firm, St. Louis
Richard J. Arsenault, Neblett, Beard & Arsenault

8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Equifax Data Breach: What Happened? Who Was Impacted? What Are the Damages?

• Litigation Status
• Causes of Action
• Defenses
Moderator: Gretchen Freeman Cappio, Keller Rohrback L.L.P., Seattle

Norman E. Siegel, Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP, Kansas City, MO
John A. Yanchunis, Morgan & Morgan, PA, Tampa, FL
Charles E. Schaffer, Levin, Sedran & Berman, Philadelphia
D. Todd Mathews, Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., Edwardsville, IL

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Key MDL and California State Court Developments: Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer

Moderator: Eric D. Holland, Holland Law Firm, St. Louis

Michelle A. Parfitt, Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP, Washington, DC
Leigh O'Dell, Beasley Allen Law Firm, Montgomery, AL

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Evolving Asbestos Developments in Connection with the Talcum Powder Litigation

Moderator: Jayne Conroy, Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC, New York

Eric D. Holland, Holland Law Firm, St. Louis
R. Seth Crompton, Holland Law Firm, St. Louis
Patrick R. Dowd, Holland Law Firm, St. Louis

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

America’s Opioid Crisis: From the Front Lines

Brendan Kelly, State's Attorney, St. Clair County, Illinois, Belleville, IL
David Cates, Cates Mahoney, LLC, Swansea IL
Brandon Zanotti, State's Attorney, Williamson County, Marion, IL
Marianne Skolek-Perez, Investigative Reporter, Salem-News.com and Global News Centre.com, Myrtle Beach, SC

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Joseph F. Rice: Is the Opioid Litigation Big Pharma’s Tobacco Moment?

Moderator: Paul J. Hanly Jr., Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC, New York

Joseph F. Rice, Motley Rice, Mount Pleasant, SC

Lunch Sponsored by ILS.

ILS

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Opioid Litigation Landscape: Venues, Jurisdictional Hurdles, Defenses and Causes of Action

Moderator: Eric D. Holland, Holland Law Firm, St. Louis

Paul Thomas Farrell Jr., Greene, Ketchum, Farrell, Bailey & Tweel, LLP, Huntington, WV
Paul J. Pennock, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C., New York
Derek W. Loeser, Keller Rohrback L.L.P., Seattle
Hon. Ann E. Callis (Ret.), Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C., Edwardsville, IL

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Increasing Role and Diverse Functions of Special Masters Managing Mass Torts

Moderator: Hon. Glenn Norton, Alaris, St. Louis

Shannon Pennock, Pennock Law Firm LLC, New York
Eric D. Holland, Holland Law Firm, St. Louis
Richard J. Arsenault, Neblett, Beard & Arsenault
Rachel Lanier, The Lanier Law Firm, New York

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Refreshment Break

Refreshment Break Sponsored by Analytics.

Analytics

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Value of Data & Analysis in Mass Tort Marketing

Steve Nober, Founder/CEO, Consumer Attorney Marketing Group (CAMG), Woodland Hills, CA

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Essure Litigation – Preemption and Liability/Damage Issues

Lance Unglesby, Unglesby + Williams, New Orleans
Marcus Susen, Koch Parafinczuk Wolf Susen, Coral Gables, FL
Erin Copeland, Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs, Houston

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jurisdictional Landscape Post-SCOTUS Bristol-Myers Decision

Nicholas J. Drakulich, The Drakulich Firm, San Diego
Robert J. Drakulich, The Drakulich Firm, San Diego

4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Mass Tort Updates: Roundup, Onglyza, PPI, Hernia Mesh, Pinnacle and More

Moderator: Richard J. Arsenault, Neblett, Beard & Arsenault

Aimee H. Wagstaff, Andrus Wagstaff, Denver
Tracy A. Finken Magnotta, Anapol Weiss, Philadelphia
Timothy Clark, The Sanders Firm, Irvine, CA
D. Todd Mathews, Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., Edwardsville, IL
David L. Selby II, Bailey & Glasser LLP, Birmingham, AL
Kimberly A. Dougherty, Andrus Wagstaff, Boston
Andrew J. Cross, Carey Danis & Lowe, St. Louis
John M. Restaino, D.P.M., J.D., M.P.H., Restaino Law, LLC, Denver

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Networking Cocktail Reception

Networking Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Alaris.

ILS




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CONFERENCE DATES

November 28, 2017

5:30PM - 7:00PM

November 29, 2017

7:30AM - 6:30PM

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