Sep

    New Civil Procedure Rules and ERISA Litigation: One Judge's View (along with Counsel) -- 9 Months In

    1 PM EDT

    It's been nine months since the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have been in effect. Has there been an impact on ERISA litigation? If so what has it been? Are there differences between benefit claims and fiduciary litigation?

    • The history of the Rules and the amendments
    • Judicial perspective on the rules changes and goals
    • Impacts in fiduciary and complex ERISA litigation
    • Impacts in benefits claims litigation
    • Any changes in strategy and tips from the plaintiffs and defense
    Moderator: Robert Rachal, Proskauer, New Orleans, LA
    Speakers: Honorable Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr., Chief Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
    Tybe Ann Brett, Feinstein Doyle Payne & Kravec, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
    Radha Pathak, Stris & Maher, LLP & Professor, Whittier Law School, Los Angeles, CA

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    Format

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    Date

    Sep 08, 2016

    2016-09-08T13:00:00-04:00 2016-09-08T14:30:00-04:00 New Civil Procedure Rules and ERISA Litigation: One Judge's View (along with Counsel) -- 9 Months In

    It's been nine months since the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have been in effect. Has there been an impact on ERISA litigation? If so what has it been? Are there differences between benefit claims and fiduciary litigation?

    • The history of the Rules and the amendments
    • Judicial perspective on the rules changes and goals
    • Impacts in fiduciary and complex ERISA litigation
    • Impacts in benefits claims litigation
    • Any changes in strategy and tips from the plaintiffs and defense
    Moderator: Robert Rachal, Proskauer, New Orleans, LA
    Speakers: Honorable Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr., Chief Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
    Tybe Ann Brett, Feinstein Doyle Payne & Kravec, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
    Radha Pathak, Stris & Maher, LLP & Professor, Whittier Law School, Los Angeles, CA

    Sponsors

    Joint Committee On Employee Benefits

    Co-sponsors

    American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

    Business Law Section

    Health Law Section

    Section of Labor and Employment Law

    Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

    Section of Taxation

    Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section

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