Upcoming Date: 2018Webinar

Litigation Webinar Series Library

Upcoming Webinars

Be sure to look for additional Litigation topics in 2018!

Past Webinars

“Products Liability”
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Presenters: Paul E. Benson & Benjamin A. Kaplan

Is it possible for a manufacturer to be found liable for injury and damages resulting from a product that it neither manufactured nor designed? Yes! See Dummitt v. Crane Co., 59 N.E.3d 458 (N.Y. Ct. App.). If you are wondering how this is possible, you need to attend this webinar. Michael Best attorneys Paul E. Benson and Benjamin A. Kaplan will cover the basics as well as the complexities of managing product risk from design to litigation.  

“Understanding Campaign Finance Law”
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Presenter: Joseph L. Olson

The intersection of business and government is an ever-present reality in our marketplace. As such, political engagement is a necessary part of any company's comprehensive strategic planning. In this webinar, attorney Joseph L. Olson will explore the nature and contours of campaign finance laws in both the State of Wisconsin and at the federal level so that you can incorporate political giving into your business strategy.

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“Unfair Competition & Trade Secrets”
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Presenter: Eric H. Rumbaugh

In our digital world, managing incoming and departing employees is more of a headache than ever and can leave employers with liability, as sensitive information is so easily transferable. Join attorney Eric Rumbaugh, who specializes in navigating the movement of information and employees between companies, for a complimentary training on how to protect your organization from liability related  to trade secrets and unfair competition.

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“Recent Developments in Privacy Litigation and Enforcement”
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Presenters: Michelle L. Dama & Adrienne S. Ehrhardt

The Federal Trade Commission has been one of the most active regulators on privacy and cybersecurity issues, but it has shown signs of stepping back. What regulatory enforcement is on the horizon? In privacy litigation, the Spokeo decision has brought interesting outcomes and challenges to privacy and cybersecurity litigation. What does that mean for those who are seeking to privately enforce privacy and cybersecurity claims? Attorneys Michelle Dama and Adrienne Ehrhardt will bring attendees up to speed.

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"A Primer on Chapter 11 Reorganization Under U.S. Bankruptcy Law"
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Presented by: Joseph D. Brydges, John D. Finerty, Jr., & Justin M. Mertz

In this webinar, attorneys Joseph Brydges, John Finerty, and Justin Mertz will help you navigate through some of the highlights of Chapter 11 reorganization under U.S. Bankruptcy.

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"Watch your language: A Litigator’s View on Contract Drafting"
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Presented by: Ted A. Wisnefski

In this webinar, Ted Wisnefski, a trial attorney who has been litigating contract disputes for more than 15 years will discuss how to strengthen your contracts, avoid common contracting pitfalls, and better position your business should disputes arise. Knowledge is power.

“Obtaining a Defense from Your Insurer”
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Presented by: Lee M. Seese

In this webinar, Partner Lee Seese will discuss recent developments in insurance case law that present obstacles to obtaining a defense from your standard CGL insurance carrier, along with practical advice for avoiding those obstacles.

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"Is It Proportional? Case Studies on the Amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure"
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Presented by: Evan S. Strassberg & Marie G. Bahoora

The 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure identified “proportionality” as a significant factor in determining what information is discoverable in litigation. In this webinar, attorneys Evan S. Strassberg and Marie G. Bahoora will provide an overview of the amendments followed by a rollicking segment of the game show “Is It Proportional?,” using fact patterns from real cases to explain how courts are applying the new rules in specific contexts. They will conclude with key takeaways for crafting discovery requests to maximize your chances of winning in the event the scope of the requests is challenged, and how/when to object to requests that are propounded in a way that properly invokes the new standards and increases your likelihood of prevailing in any discovery dispute.

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"The Price of eDiscovery: A Guide to Minimizing Costs in the Ever Expanding World of Electronically Stored Information"
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Presented by: Geoffrey J. Geftman

It is only going to get worse. The amount of recordable, electronic data will continue to grow exponentially until it touches every aspect of our professional and personal lives. In terms of the legal process, this translates to one thing: skyrocketing costs related to the preservation, collection, and preparation of data. In this presentation, Michael Best Discovery Consultant Geoffrey Geftman will cover strategies for combating these expenses through proactive analysis, diligent advocacy, and custom workflows.

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