LexisNexis presents: Wall Street Forum: Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Litigation (WSPCON1003)

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Location: New York, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2003 End Date/Time: Oct 15, 2003
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Wednesday, October 15, 2003

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 Landscape of the Litigation - What Starts Mass Torts Rolling

Paul Rheingold, Rheingold Valet Rheingold Shkolnik & McCartney

George Frazza, Of Counsel, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler

10:00 Looking at the Details of the Litigation

Plaintiff: Michael Williams, Williams Dailey O'Leary Craine & Love

Defense: Richard Honeyman, Hite Fanning & Honeyman

11:00 Morning Break

11:15 Impact of the Means of Coordinating Cases

Arnold Levin, Levin Fishbein Sedran & Berman

Ralph Ferrara, Debevoise & Plimpton

12:00 Luncheon and Keynote Address

Honorable Alfred Wolin, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark Division

1:30 Bankruptcy, Companies at Risk and the Financial Impact of Large-scale Litigation on the Industry

Sara Turnipseed, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough

Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co.

Additional speaker to be announced

2:30 Insurance Coverage Issues

Jerold Oshinsky, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky

Thomas Brunner, Wiley Rein & Fielding

3:15 Afternoon Break

3:30 Reflections on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation

MODERATOR: Arthur Miller, Bruce Bromley Professor of Law, Harvard University School of Law

Hon. Stanley Sporkin, Weil Gotshal & Manges and former U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia

Brad Friedman, Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach

Sidney Wolfe, MD, Director, Public Citizen's Health Research Group

Additional speakers to be announced

4:30 Attorneys Who Advise the Industry

David Bernick, Kirkland & Ellis

Sheila Birnbaum, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

5:30 Networking Reception

* invited


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