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  • Erin K. Copeland, Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs, Houston

    Erin K. Copeland is a partner with the law firm of Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs in Houston, Texas. Licensed to practice in Texas and Missouri, Mrs. Copeland devotes her time and resources to advocate on behalf of those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. Her primary focus is on injury claims against medical device and pharmaceutical companies.

  • Eric D. Holland, Holland Law Firm, St. Louis

    Eric Holland and the Holland Law Firm are all about trials. Eric and his team have consistently handled and tried the largest and most important civil cases in the country, achieving record setting verdicts and settlements in courtrooms in St. Louis and across the country. Taking on American and international corporate giants, Eric’s litigation results are not only measured in the billions of dollars recovered for clients but also in measurable societal good like getting unsafe firearms off the streets, triggering governmental investigations, and fighting against court secrecy. His work has been featured in Reuters, Bloomberg, the New York Times, NPR, CBS, the L.A. Times, and CNBC to name just a few, and he has been described to the media as a “legal mastermind” by his corporate opponents.

  • Victoria J. Maniatis, Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC, New Jersey

    Vicki J. Maniatis is a partner at Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman. Ms. Maniatis graduated with a BA from the Pennsylvania State University in 1990, a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 1993 and has been admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey since 1994.

  • Richard J. Arsenault, Neblett, Beard & Arsenault

    Richard Arsenault has been recognized as one of America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers by Trial Lawyer Magazine. He has participated in over 25 multidistrict litigation proceedings and currently serves as Co-Lead Counsel in the Actos MDL where a jury rendered a historic $9 billion dollar punitive damage verdict which has been reported as one of the nation’s largest personal injury verdicts. He subsequently served on the Actos MDL team that negotiated a $2.4 billion dollar settlement which is the largest single mass tort settlement for a drug that is still on the market. 

  • W. Mark Lanier, The Lanier Law Firm, Houston

    Mark Lanier is consistently recognized as one of the top civil trial lawyers in America. Best known as a zealous advocate for individuals in personal injury and product liability claims against major corporations, Mark brings passion, creativity and an unparalleled ability to connect with juries in courtrooms across the nation.

  • Aimee H. Wagstaff, Wagstaff Law Firm, Denver

  • Elizabeth Koenig, Senior Litigation Consultant, International Litigation Services, Inc. (ILS), Irvine, CA

  • Gale Pearson, The Fears | Nachawati Law Firm, Minneapolis

  • Hon. Glenn A. Norton (Ret.), Of Counsel, Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, L.C., St. Louis

  • Hunter J. Shkolnik, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, New York

  • Joseph F. Rice, Motley Rice, Mount Pleasant, SC

  • Joseph Thorpe, Chief Executive Officer, International Litigation Services, Inc. (ILS), Irvine, CA

  • Leigh O’Dell, Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., Montgomery, AL

  • Melanie H. Muhlstock, Parker Waichman LLP, New York

  • Michael Goetz, Morgan & Morgan, Orlando, FL

  • Michelle L. Kranz, Zoll & Kranz, LLC, Toledo, OH

  • Mike Morgan, Morgan & Morgan, Orlando, FL

  • Patrick Luff, Luff Law Firm, PLLC, Dallas

    Patrick Luff is a nationally recognized litigator who has obtained a number of significant victories for his clients, including a $15.4 million wrongful death judgment and a precedent-setting federal appeal. Patrick has served as Co-Liaison (Lead) Counsel in Texas MDL No. 2021-41903, In re: Winter Storm Uri Litigation, and on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in MDL No. 2974, In re: Paragard IUD Products Liability Litigation. In March 2021, Patrick also filed the initial motion to transfer in MDL No. 3004, In re: Paraquat Products Liability Litigation, and continues to play a leading role in the paraquat litigation nationally.

  • Paul Pennock, Morgan & Morgan, New York

    Paul Pennock is widely considered one of the best and most aggressive plaintiff litigators in the country. His work has led to more than a billion dollars in recoveries for his clients. For two decades, Pennock served as chair of one of Weitz & Luxenberg’s national litigation practice groups. He was directly responsible for leading a large national litigation department covering all aspects of litigation, from inception through trial. He has served as lead plaintiffs’ counsel, plaintiff steering committee member, and liaison counsel in numerous state and federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) mass tort cases.

  • R. Brent Wisner, Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, Los Angeles

  • Raymond C. Silverman, Parker Waichman LLP, New York

  • Scott A. Powell, Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton LLP, Birmingham, AL

  • Scott Freeman, Co-Executive Chairman, ARCHER Systems, LLC, Houston

  • Yvonne M. Flaherty, Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P., Minneapolis

  • Jayne Conroy, Simmons Hanly Conroy, New York

    Jayne Conroy is a named shareholder at Simmons Hanly Conroy and oversees practice areas in the Complex Litigation Department. Under her leadership, the firm has become one of the country’s largest plaintiff law firms dedicated to helping those injured by corporate wrongdoing.

  • Blake Deady, ARCHER Systems, LLC, Houston

  • Rachel Lanier, The Lanier Law Firm, New York

  • Laura K. Stemkowski, Motley Rice, Mount Pleasant, SC

  • Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick, Motley Rice, Providence, RI

    Fidelma Fitzpatrick represents people and communities in toxic tort and environmental matters, including property damage and personal injury claims. Her experience with complex civil litigation has led her to represent other victims of corporate malfeasance, including hundreds of women allegedly injured by medical devices such as Essure® and pelvic mesh/sling products.

  • Shannon Pennock, The Pennock Law Firm, Jersey City, NJ

January 26, 2022
Wed 9:30 AM EST

Duration 6H 15M

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