Perrin’s Legal Webinar Series: Hydrofracking Operations: An Update on the Latest Litigation

Venue: USA

Location: United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 15, 2012 End Date/Time: Mar 15, 2012
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Thursday, March 15, 2012
2:00 – 3:30 PM ET


Marc J. Bern, Esq., Napoli Bern Ripka & Shkolnik LLP, New York, NY
Joseph Cagnoli, Jr., Esq., Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd., Philadelphia, PA
Carl J. Pernicone, Esq., Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, New York, NY

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Cost: $129, unlimited listeners from one line. Additional phone lines are $29 each. Includes 1 CLE for 1 listener (Additional CLE credits $25 each).

CLE Credit: 1.5-2.0 CLE credits, depending on state requirements.

Applications are being made to all CLE states as requested by attendees.

Speaker Bios:

Marc J. Bern, Esq., Napoli Bern Ripka & Shkolnik LLP
New York, NY

Marc is a founding and Senior Partner of Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP. His legal career spans more than three decades, in which time he has tried more than 100 cases to jury verdict and has settled hundreds of cases in excess of $1M for his clients. His practice focuses on complex litigation that includes environmental contamination, personal injury and wrongful death cases. Marc also represents clients in litigation involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, securities arbitration, product liability, labor law and defective prescription drugs. A member of numerous bar associations, Marc has been interviewed on numerous television shows, in newspaper and magazine articles and is a sought after speaker in the area of mass tort, malpractice and liability issues. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has also been named by Fortune Magazine as one of "Americas Premier Lawyers."

Joseph Cagnoli, Jr., Esq., Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.
Philadelphia, PA

Joe has concentrated his practice in the areas of toxic tort and environmental litigation including asbestos, oil and gas/hydraulic fracturing and mold matters. In addition to his extensive toxic tort/environmental practice, Joe also counsels clients in public entity liability, art/entertainment and general liability matters.

Joe served as national coordinating counsel for a high tech corporation, defending their toxic tort litigation nationwide since 2002. He has handled all aspects of case management and analysis, witness deposition, expert development, settlement negotiation and trial. Joe is also lead defense counsel in an oil and gas/hydraulic fracturing matter in Pennsylvania.

Carl J. Pernicone, Esq., Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
New York, NY

Carl J. Pernicone is a Partner in the New York office and is a co-founder and Co-Chair of the firm’s Insurance Practice Team. Carl focuses his practice in the area of insurance and reinsurance coverage issues arising in complex, high exposure matters.

Much of Carl’s work concentrates on coverage disputes arising from so-called “long-tail injury” claims―such as those involving asbestos, lead, silica, workplace chemical exposure, and environmental liability. More recently, he has become involved in addressing the coverage implications in the emerging area of Climate Change liability.

For more than two decades, Carl has represented insurers across the country as counsel of record in complex, high exposure suits in state and federal courts. In addition, he has extensive experience in analyzing coverage; issuing coverage opinions; preparing reservation of rights and disclaimer letters; drafting policy wording; and drafting insurance coverage settlement agreements policy “buyback” agreements. Carl also regularly lectures and writes on topical coverage decisions and emerging coverage issues. In addition, he manages the firm’s National Attorney Training program and chairs its Associate Professional Training and Development Committee.

Carl has been named to SuperLawyers’ Magazine’s 2009 and 2010 lists of the top Insurance Practices attorneys in the Metro New York area.