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Day 1, Thursday, October 03, 2019

7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome By Co-Chairs

Howard E. Jarvis, Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC, Knoxville, TN
Eric Williams, Williams Law Office LLC, Metairie, LA
Chad D. Mountain, Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC, Philadelphia

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Toxic Torts and What You Need to Know in 2019

Larry R. Cohan, Anapol Weiss, Philadelphia

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

In-House Perspectives: Managing the Solvents Docket and Meeting the Challenges of the Discovery Process and Its Abuse

Larry J. Chilton, Chilton Yambert Porter LLP, Chicago
Holly Harris, Chevron Products Company, San Ramon, CA
Catherine Pyune McEldowney, Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC, Wilmington, DE
Matt Oglesby, Senior Counsel, Phillips 66, Houston

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Recent Developments in Epidemiology and Causation

Allison L. Stock, Ph.D., Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., Houston

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

The Ever-Expanding Docket and Future Trends in Benzene and Toxic Tort Litigation

Howard E. Jarvis, Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC, Knoxville, TN
Eric Williams, Williams Law Office LLC, Metairie, LA
Chad D. Mountain, Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC, Philadelphia

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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

How to Litigate, Evaluate, and Try Fundamental Issues in a Benzene Case

• Disease Subtypes, IH Data and Cancer Data
Keith Patton, Patton Law, P.C., Albuquerque, NM
Rey S. Yang, YANG, A Professional Law Corporation, Pasadena, CA

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

Causation and Gasoline Science: A Discussion of the Recent Cases including Parker, Castellow, Henrickson, Lewis and Burst

Robert P. Scott, Blank Rome LLP, Houston
Keith Patton, Patton Law, P.C., Albuquerque, NM

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

Refreshment Break

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

Honored in the Breach: The Ethical Lawyer in a World of Hacking

D. Mark Jackson, Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum LLP, San Francisco
Tanya Tyer Smitherman, Henry, Oddo, Austin & Fletcher, P.C., Dallas

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

State of Toxic Tort Litigation in Pennsylvania and Louisiana

Jared B. Shafer, Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC, Philadelphia
Erin Wedge Latuso, Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP, New Orleans

5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Networking Cocktail Reception




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October 03, 2019

7:30AM - 6:00PM

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