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November 20, 2011

Mass Tort Symposium: Medical device lawyer to speak on preemption at upcoming event

Motley Rice's medical practice group leader Fred Thompson will serve as a guest speaker at the 11th Annual Class Action /Mass Tort Symposium being held on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans. Speakers from across the United States come together at this conference to discuss emerging issues in class action and mass tort law.

Thompson will serve on a panel at 9:15 a.m. entitled "Navigating  Preemption after Mensing" with Nicholas J. Drakulich, Michael K. Johnson and Michael J. Miller.

Other topics of discussion will include:

  • Complex litigation exit strategies
  • Consumer, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation
  • Defense damage control
  • Document management
  • Multi-district litigation

The event is sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) and co-sponsored by the LSBA's Insurance, Tort, Workers' Compensation & Admiralty Section.  

Read more about the Class Action/Mass Tort Symposium, as well as its speakers, agenda and how you can register to attend.

Learn about Motley Rice attorneys who are speaking and presenting at conferences and events throughout the country.