Dec 3, 2015Seminar

4th Annual Litigation Seminar

You are invited to Michael Best’s 4th Annual Litigation Seminar for in-house counsel and business executives. Please join us on Thursday, December 3, 2015, at the Milwaukee Athletic Club for our complimentary event to learn about the latest trends in litigation.

Have a question for an attorney? You have the opportunity to submit a question to be answered by Michael Best counsel during the Best Practices Forum. See below for a detailed agenda.

CLE credits will be applied for in Wisconsin, Illinois and Utah (if applicable). 


8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:35 a.m. Welcome Remarks

                          Daniel J. Vaccaro, Chair of the Litigation Practice Group

8:35 - 9:35 a.m. In-House Ethics: How to Avoid the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

                          Presented by: Carrie A. Hall and Ann Ustad Smith

Blocking & Tackling the Basics

9:35 - 9:55 a.m. 2015 Patent Litigation Developments: The New Yin and Yang of Litigating Patents in the Wake of the AIA

                          Presented by: Jonathan H. Margolies and Marshall J. Schmitt

9:55 - 10:15 a.m. The Amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Managing Litigation in the Age of Proportionality

                          Presented by: John D. Finerty Jr.

10:15 - 10:35 a.m. Removal: Who, What, When, Where & Why 

                          Presented by: Mary C. Turke

10:35 - 10:45 a.m. Break

Hot Topics

10:45 - 11:05 a.m. Insurance: Late Notice after Anderson v. Aul and the Four Corners Rule after Water Well Solutions v. Consolidated

                          Presented by: Aaron H. Kastens and Lee M. Seese

11:05 - 11:25 a.m. How Do Plaintiff’s Lawyers Think? Meet the “Reptile Lawyer” 

                          Presented by: Paul E. Benson

11:25 - 11:45 a.m. Key Considerations for Cybersecurity Preparedness

                          Presented by: S. Edward Sarskas

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Best Practices Forum

                          Don’t miss out on the chance to have your questions answered by Michael Best counsel. Submit your question when registering by                                 clicking here.

                          Presented by: Representative Litigators

                          Moderated by: Daniel J. Vaccaro

2:00 p.m. Adjourn

Milwaukee Athletic Club
758 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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