2010 ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference


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2010 ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference
April 21-23, 2010
New York, NY

 

 

Appellate Practice

Arbitrations

Attorney-Client Privilege

Enforcement Priorities in the Age of Obama

Intellectual Property

International Litigation

Experts

Maximizing Values

Plenary Programs

Pretrial Practice

Special Programs & Hot Topics

Technology

Trial Practice

Workouts & Financial Litigation

 

 

Plenary Programs

 

Great Openings and Closings - By the Lawyers Who Gave Them

A Winning Beginning: How to Make Phenomenal Opening Statements

Larry D. Rosenberg

 

Robert Bennett's Opening Argument

Robert S. Bennett

 

Robert Bennett's Closing Argument

Robert S. Bennett

 

Robert Morvillo's Opening Statement for United States of America v. Martha Stewart and Peter Bacanovic

Robert G. Morvillo

 

Robert Morvillo's Summation for United States of America v. Martha Stewart and Peter Bacanovic

Robert G. Morvillo

 

 

How the Media Covers the Law - and How Lawyers Should Deal Ethically with the Media

Model Rules of Professional Conduct — Rule 3.6

ABA Center for Professional Responsibility

 

Rules and Regulations of the State of New York

 

Dominic P. Gentile, Petitioner, v. State Bar of Nevada

 

The New York Times Company, et al., Petitioners, v. Hon. Howard J. Rothwax

The People of the State of New York, Plaintiff, v. Joseph Buttafuoco, Defendant

 

 

Appellate Practice

 

Appellate Review of Adverse Discovery Orders in Federal Court — A Mock Oral Argument Based upon Mohawk Industries, Inc. v. Carpenter

Appellate Review of Adverse Discovery Orders in Federal Court — A Mock Oral Argument Based Upon Mohawk Industries, Inc. v. Carpenter

Hon. Julio M. Fuentes

Mark D. Harris

Paul Mogin

Landis V. Curry III

 

 

Litigating in the Marble Palace: ABCs of Supreme Court Practice

Getting Your Foot in the Door: The Petition for Certiorari

Scott L. Nelson

 

 

Winning Strategies for Appellate Advocacy: The View from the Bench

Convincing a Federal Court of Appeals

Richard A. Posner

 

How to Appeal to an Appellate Judge

Leonard I. Garth

 

 

Arbitration

 

Class Dismissed! Stolt-Nielsen and Silent Arbitration Clauses

Consumer Arbitration: The Picture Is Less Clear

Martin C. Bryce, Jr.

 

The Implications of Stolt-Nielsen for International Class Arbitration

Lea Haber Kuck

 

 

Globalization of Procedural Law in International Arbitration

Current Challenges in US and International Arbitration

Catherine Amirfar

Donald Francis Donovan

David R. Rivkin

 

US and International Arbitration

Catherine Amirfar

Donald Francis Donovan

David R. Rivkin

 

UNCITRAL Rules

James Castello

 

 

Trying the Arbitration Case: Winnable Strategies

Trying the Arbitration Case: Winnable Strategies

Cecelia L. Fanelli

Mark A. Berman

Michael B. Mukasey

David E. Robbins

Tracey Salmon-Smith

 

 

Attorney-Client Privilege

 

Arguing Crime/Fraud and Other Exceptions to Privilege: An Expert Demonstration

The Expanding Contours of the "Crime-Fraud" and "Misconduct" Exceptions to Privilege

Lawrence D. Rosenberg

Debra Satinoff Clayman

 

 

Asserting and Defeating Claims of Waiver

The Impact of Rule 502(d) on Protective Orders

Gregory P. Joseph

 

Recent Judicial Treatment of "Inadvertence" Under New Federal Rule of Evidence 502

Neera G. Makwana

 

 

Navigating Through a Sea of Documents: How Model Rule of Professional Conduct 4.4(b), FRE 502, and FRCP 26(b)(5)(B) Will Impact the Way We Litigate and Try Cases

Navigating Through a Sea of Documents: How Model Rule of Professional Conduct 4.4(b), Federal Rule of Evidence 502 and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(5) Will Impact the Way We Litigate and Try Cases

Betsy P. Collins

John H. Goselin II

 

Appendix

 

 

Enforcement Priorities in the Age of Obama

 

Conducting Internal Investigations and Making Voluntary Disclosures: Is It Worth the Risk?

Corporate Cooperation in Government Investigations and the Attorney-Client Privilege

Jonathan D. Polkes

 

Dialogue with the New SEC

Recent Developments in SEC Enforcement and Internal Investigation

Colleen P. Mahoney

Charles F. Walker

Erich T. Schwartz

Louis D. Greenstein

Andrew M. Lawrence

 

SEC Announces Sweeping Overhaul to Its Investigation and Cooperation Procedures

Robert W. Kent, Jr.

Jerome P. Tomas

 

SEC Names New Specialized Unit Chiefs and Head of New Office of Market Intelligence

 

SEC Announces Initiative to Encourage Individuals and Companies to Cooperate and Assist in Investigations

 

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Cohmad Securities Corp.: Heightened Standards for Pleading Securities Fraud with Particularity After Twombly and Iqbal

Julie H. Firestone

Michael C. Wilhelm

Steven W. Wilson

 

 

Environmental Enforcement Update

When Does a Release End for Purposes of Regulatory Compliance and Liability?

Bruce Pasfield

Jonathan Wells

Sarah Babcock

 

 

Ethical Pitfalls - What Every Civil Practitioner Needs to Know About Criminal Issues in Civil Litigation

Interviewing Officers and Employees of the Corporate Client: Ethical Considerations

Prof. Bruce A. Green

 

 

Experts

 

Ethics Tools: Maintaining Attorney Work Product and Attorney-Client Privilege

The Proposed Amendments to Rule 26(b)(4): The Lesser of Two Evils?

Wendy Gerwick Couture

 

 

Everyday Tools: The Direct and Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses

Experts at Trial: Direct Examination of Experts at Trial

John Hutchins

 

Preparing for and Cross-Examining an Expert Witness at Trial

John F. Stoviak

Christina D. Riggs

 

 

New Tools: What Attorneys Need to Know About the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2)(B) Amendments

New Tools: What Attorneys Need to Know About the Amendments to Rule 26, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Hon. Mark R. Kravitz

Raymond C. Marshall

Jeffrey J. Greenbaum

Karen Aldridge Crawford

 

 

Steering Clear of Daubert/Frye Minefields

Discovery and Daubert

Hon. Paul W. Grimm

Charles S. Fax

Paul Mark Sandler

 

 

Intellectual Property

 

Hot Topics in Intellectual Property

Hot Topics in Patent Law

Christopher A. Hughes

 

Hot Topics in Trade Secret Law

Victoria A. Cundiff

 

 

Keep It Simple: Presenting Complex Technical Cases at Trial

Navigating the Patent Maze: Helping Jurors Find Their Way

Ann T. Greeley

 

Opening Statements That Command Attention

Mike McKool, Jr.

 

 

Winning Your Patent Infringement Case During Claim Construction

Winning Your Case at Markman: Key Strategic Considerations

Bill Sigler

 

 

International Litigation

 

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): Strategies and Responses

"Grand" Corruption and the Ethics of Global Business

Prof. Susan Rose-Ackerman

 

Recent Developments in FCPA Enforcement

Bruce Yannett

 

 

Global Class Actions: Lasting Peace or Ticking Time Bombs?

Global Class Actions: Lasting Peace or Ticking Time Bombs?

Hon. Catherine C. Blake

Elizabeth J. Cabraser

Jonathan E. Richman

Todd B. Hilsee

 

Pushing the Limits of U.S. Securities Laws: 'Foreign Cubed' ('F-Cubed') Cases

Ralph C. Ferrara

Jonathan E. Richman

William C. Horn

 

 

Have U.S. Courts Become the Courtroom for the World?

The Future of International Human Rights Litigation

Kristin Linsley Myles

Daniel P. Collins

 

 

Maximizing Values

 

The ACC Value Challenge: Competing in a Cost Conscious World

The ACC Value Challenge: Competing in a Cost Conscious World

Susan Hackett

Darryl Cross

Malini Moorthy

Robert E. Poundstone IV

 

 

Chief Litigation Counsel: What Keeps Them up at Night?

In-House Top 10

Bill Garcia

 

The Care and Feeding of Inside Counsel

William T. Garcia

Robert M. Craig III

Eileen M. Letts

 

Chief Litigation Counsel Program Slides

 

 

Pretrial Practice

 

The Ethics of E-Discovery

More on the Ethics of E-Discovery

John M. Barkett

 

From Ethics to Tactics: Deposition Dos and Don'ts

Damage Control: Options for Practitioners When a Deposition Goes Awry

Lauren E. Aguiar

Sean Young

 

How Much is Enough Evidence for Class Certification?

Class Certification

Prof. Linda S. Mullenix

 

Developments in Recent Class Certification Decisions: Are Courts Moving Towards Using Full Daubert Analysis for Class Certification Experts?

Cari Dawson

 

In RE Hydrogen Peroxide Antitrust Litigation

 

 

Magistrates Panel on Discovery Issues

Hot Issues in Discovery: 2009 in Review

Betsy P. Collins

Jodi M. Dixon

 

Discovery Checklist

 

 

Pitfalls and Pratfalls: Ethical Considerations When Interviewing Witnesses

Interviewing Witnesses Ethically: Ex Parte Contact with Employees and Former Employees

Mark S. Davidson

Nathan R. Viavant

 

Twombly v. Conley: The Fight of the Century

The Changing Shape of Federal Civil Pretrial Practice: The Disparate Impact on Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination Cases

Prof. Elizabeth M. Schneider

 

A Misguided Mission to Revamp the Rules

J. Douglas Richards

John Vail

 

New report establishes principles for improving the U.S. civil justice system

Rebecca Love Kourlis

Jordan M. Singer

Paul C. Saunders

 

21st Century Civil Justice System: A Roadmap for Reform Pilot Project Rules

American College of Trial Lawyers Task Force on Discovery and Civil Justice

 

BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION, et al., Petitioners v.WILLIAM TWOMBLY, et al.

JOHN D. ASHCROFT, FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL, ET AL., PETITIONERS v. JAVAID IQBAL ET AL

 

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Special Programs & Hot Topics

 

Becoming a Superstar Senior Associate

So It Turns Out I'm a Senior Associate . . .

Harley V. Ratliff

 

The Secrets of Superstar Associates

Tom Hentoff

 

 

Iqbal/Twombly Fallout: Are General Federal Rules Passé?

Plausibility Pleading Revisited and Revised: A Comment on Ashcroft v. Iqbal

Prof. Robert G. Bone

 

Pleading and the Dilemmas of Modern American Procedure

Stephen B. Burbank

 

 

Technology

 

Beyond Bullet Points: Unlocking the Secrets of Visual Media to Win Your Case

Using Graphics to Persuade: Three Steps to Clarity and Focus

Cliff Atkinson

 

Beyond Bullet Points: Using Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 to Create Presentations That Inform, Motivate, and Inspire

Cliff Atkinson

 

 

Communications with Clients Through Technology

How to Determine the Right Technology and Put That System in Place

Richard Finkelman

 

Program Outline

Richard Finkelman

 

Communications with Clients Through Technology

Richard Finkelman

 

 

Getting Caught in the Web - Ethical Issues of the Web 2.0

Multijurisdictional Aspects of Business/Social Networking

Gregory R. Hanthorn

Sara Beth Myers

 

The Ethics of Web 2.0

John M. Barkett

 

 

Trial Practice

 

Arguing TROs and Preliminary Injunctions

TROs in Credit Default Provisions in Financing

Jacob Buchdahl

Jay Tambe

Holly E. Loiseau

David E. Ross

 

 

How to Win Your Case – Developing a Compelling Trial Theme

The Heart and Soul of Your Case: Developing a Compelling Case Theme

Lawrence D. Rosenberg

Marlysha Myrthil

 

 

Learning from Others' Misfortunes: Top 10 Blunders to Avoid in Front of a Jury

Guilty by Reason of Stupidity

Joel Seidemann

 

Harris v. Mt. Sinai Med. Ctr.

 

 

Nothing Mock About It: Using Jury Consultants in the Real World

Jury Selection: Myths and Realities about Jurors

Ann T. Greeley

 

 

Workouts & Financial Litigation

 

Is Commercial Real Estate the Next Litigation Wave?

Federal Guidance on Prudent CRE Loan Workouts Background, Issues and Interpretation

Bill Lynch

Charlie Shannon

 

 

Ponzi’s Revenge: Clawback and Financial Fraud Litigation

Ponzi’s Revenge: Clawback and Financial Fraud Litigation

Ronald R. Peterson

 

 

 
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