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Day 1, Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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

Continental Breakfast and Registration

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

Welcome By Co-Chairs

D. Todd Mathews, The Gori Law Firm, Edwardsville, IL
Aimee H. Wagstaff, Andrus Wagstaff, Denver
Kenneth S. Byrd, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Nashville, TN
Jennifer A. Moore, Moore Law Group, Louisville, KY

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

3M Earplug Litigation – Bellwether Cases

Moderator: Kenneth S. Byrd, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Nashville, TN

Sara Schramm, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C., Athens, GA
Jennifer Hoekstra, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, FL
Elizabeth Middleton Burke, Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC
Abby E. McClellan, Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP, Kansas City, MO

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

Sexual Assault Cases

Moderator: Aimee H. Wagstaff, Andrus Wagstaff, Denver

Andrew Van Arsdale, AVA Law Group, Inc., San Diego
Melissa Fry Hague, Goldman, Scarlato & Penny P.C., Conshohocken, PA
Wendy R. Fleishman, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, New York

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

Innovations in the Marketing of Sex Abuse Litigation: From Infomercials & Recognizable Victim-Advocates to Sex Abuse Call Center

Julie Koteles, Managing Director of Marketing, Consumer Attorney Marketing Group, Woodland Hills, CA
Orlando Barcenas, Vice President of Operations, Consumer Attorney Marketing Group, Woodland Hills, CA

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

Refreshment Break

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

Zantac Litigation

Moderator: Jennifer A. Moore, Moore Law Group, Louisville, KY

R. Brent Wisner, Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC, Los Angeles
Robert C. Hilliard, Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP, Corpus Christi, TX
Ricardo M. Martinez-Cid, Podhurst Orseck, P.A., Miami

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

Lunch with Keynote Speaker - A View from the Bench

Hon. Jane Branstetter Stranch, 6th Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals, Nashville, TN

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

Roundup Litigation Update

Aimee H. Wagstaff, Andrus Wagstaff, Denver
Jennifer A. Moore, Moore Law Group, Louisville, KY
David J. Wool, Andrus Wagstaff, Denver

1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Meet the Author of "The Conservative Case for Class Actions"

Brian T. Fitzpatrick, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN

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

Hernia Mesh Litigation

Moderator: D. Todd Mathews, The Gori Law Firm, Edwardsville, IL

Jonathan D. Orent, Motley Rice LLC, Mt. Pleasant, SC
David L. Selby II, Bailey Glasser, Birmingham, AL
Anne W. Schiavone, Holman Schiavone, LLC, Kansas City, MO

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

Refreshment Break

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Opioids and the Challenges/Opportunities of Governmental Investigations

Robert E. Cooper Jr., Director of the Metro Department of Law, Former Tennessee Attorney General, Nashville, TN
Tricia Herzfeld, Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC, Nashville, TN
Mark P. Chalos, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Nashville, TN

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

JUUL Litigation - School District Cases

Kristine Kraft, Schlichter Bogard & Denton, LLP, St. Louis
Christopher C. Gold, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, Boca Raton, FL
Kenneth S. Byrd, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Nashville, TN
Tracy A. Finken Magnotta, Anapol Weiss, Philadelphia

4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

JPML and Emerging Litigation

• Belviq Weight Loss FDA Recall
D. Todd Mathews, The Gori Law Firm, Edwardsville, IL
Aimee H. Wagstaff, Andrus Wagstaff, Denver
Andrew Kaufman, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Nashville, TN

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

Networking Cocktail Reception

Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP.

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP




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