Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference (Asbestos)

Venue: Beverly Wilshire

Location: Beverly Hills, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 03, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 04, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jan 17, 2011
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Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference

Thursday, March 3rd - Friday, March 4th, 2011
Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel
Beverly Hills, CA


John D. Cooney, Esq.,
Cooney & Conway, Chicago, IL

Timothy L. Krippner, Esq.,
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, LTD., Chicago, IL

Jeffrey B. Simon, Esq.,
Simon, Eddins & Greenstone, LLP, Dallas, TX

Complete agenda and full list of speakers coming soon.


Cost $1195, register before January 17, 2011 and receive $200 off.

All in-house counsel and insurance professionals always complimentary at Perrin Conferences. Registration fee is $1195 and includes private website access to course materials, continental breakfasts, lunches, refreshment breaks and networking receptions. Group discounts available, please inquire.

For more information, email Lynnsey Perrin or Julie Steward.

Hotel Room Block

Call the Beverly Wilshire Hotel (310) 275-5200 and reference Perrin Conferences' room block. The conference room rate is $285 per night for a Deluxe Room, $350 per night for a Premier Studio Suite.

Co-Chair Bios:

John D. Cooney, Esq., Cooney & Conway
Chicago, IL

Partner John D. Cooney has been appointed by several United States Trustees to protect the rights of injured American workers and their families in the reorganization proceedings of Owens Coming, USG, Halliburton, Armstrong World Industries, Honeywell, General Motors, GI Holdings, W.R. Grace, AC&S, GIT, Kaiser, Plibrico, Combustion Engineering, Halliburton, and THAN.

John Cooney and his firm have represented thousands of mesothelioma victims and their families over the last three decades. In addition to mesothelioma clients, Mr. Cooney represents clients in complex personal injury and wrongful death cases which have resulted in numerous record-setting verdicts and settlements. In its annual settlement survey, he has been identified by Chicago Lawyer as one of the top ten attorneys who obtains multi-million dollar results.

Mr. Cooney was the founding chairman of the Mass Torts Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association. He is also an elected manager of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He is an elected Governor of the American Association for Justice.

John D. Cooney received his B.A. from Georgetown University in 1976 and his J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago in 1979. He spent the next five years as a prosecutor with the Cook County States Attorneys Office in the Felony Trial Division.

Timothy L. Krippner, Esq., Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, LTD.
Chicago, IL

Timothy Krippner is a partner at Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd. in Chicago, IL. Mr. Krippner represents dozens of manufacturers in product liability and toxic tort matters throughout the United States. His current responsibilities include retention as trial, local, regional and national coordinating counsel. Mr. Krippner also has considerable experience defending general product liability, professional liability, medical malpractice, and construction matters.

Jeffrey B. Simon, Esq., Simon, Eddins & Greenstone, LLP
Dallas, TX

Mesothelioma attorney Jeffrey B. Simon is a founding partner of Simon, Eddins & Greenstone, LLP. Jeffrey was admitted to the bar in 1993, and is licensed in Texas, California and in New York. An experienced and skilled trial attorney, Jeffrey has enjoyed litigating toxic tort and pharmaceutical injury cases for many years. He graduated from The University of Texas School of Law in 1993. Prior to law school, Jeffrey graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude in 1990 from Colgate University.

Jeffrey has repeatedly been recognized by his peers for his excellence in trial law. For the years 2004 through 2010, he has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine, a distinction voted on by his peers throughout the State of Texas. Jeffrey also serves on the Executive Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and he served in 2009 as a Vice President of the organization. He is also a Fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a distinction bestowed only upon those who have been primary counsel in a minimum of 25 cases tried to verdict.


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