2016 Section of Litigation Annual Conference

2016 Section of Litigation Annual Conference

 

Navigant experts will participate in several speaking programs during The Section Annual Conference. This conference brings together lawyers and judges from across the country for the latest information on legal issues that impact litigators’ clients.

We hope you can join us for one or more of the following sessions:

 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

11:00 am - 12:00 pm       

Data Security In An Insecure World

Every week brings word of a new data security breach. Our panel of experts will discuss the policies and procedures companies can adopt to try and avoid being the next headline, contingency planning and reporting requirements in the event of a breach, and resulting litigation.

 

Friday, April 15, 2016      

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm           

Just Ask (For Business)!

We all have extensive networks. The question is how to turn these relationships into business. All you have to do is ask! A panel composed of an in-house counsel, experienced rainmakers, and young lawyers will discuss successful strategies and techniques for growing your book of business through your current contacts.

 

Friday, April 15, 2016      

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm           

Jack vs. The Giant: Keeping Reins on a Case with Disproportionate Burdens

Everyone loves an underdog. But what happens when your client is the big guy? This program discusses common pitfalls experienced by litigators whose clients bear a disproportionate burden in discovery and settlement demands, and strategies for keeping those demands in check. Among the discussion points will be a focus on arguments for proportionality, emphasizing the newly amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

 

Friday, April 15, 2016      

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm           

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum:  When to Choose Federal over State Court

Experienced practitioners from both sides, as well as the bench, will offer insight into what types of cases are good candidates—from a strategic standpoint—for filing in or removal to federal court, and whether federal or state court is a better (or worse) choice for certain parties and claims.

 

Friday, April 15, 2016      

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm           

Healthcare In The Department of Justice's Crosshairs--It's Not Just A Civil Matter Anymore

In recent years, the DOJ has asserted itself as healthcare “super-regulator.” In this interactive program, a panel of experts will discuss DOJ’s recent high-profile actions, the types of cases DOJ may pursue in the future, and steps that healthcare companies and their counsel can take to reduce risk.

When?

Where?

Chicago, IL

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