EVENTS & CONFERENCES

G&E attorneys attend and give presentations at conferences and other events across the U.S. and around the globe. Below are some featured events and speaking engagements.

Firm Directors Beth Graham and Tom Ayala Present at American Association for Justice Annual Convention

AAJ Annual Convention
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA
July 22–25, 2016» Read More« Read Less

Friday, July 22 – 3:10 pm
Firm director Beth Graham co-presents “Zofran: Introduction, Screening, Defenses, Generics”

Friday, July 22 – 3:40 pm
Firm director Tom Ayala co-presents “Compare and Contrast:  The Science Behind Zofran, SSRIs, and Other Teratogens”

Firm Director Dan Berger Presents at Practising Law Institute’s 2016 Seminar in New York

Practising Law Institute Expert Witness 2016 Seminar
PLI New York Center
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY
June 27, 2016» Read More« Read Less

The PLI Expert Witness 2016 seminar focuses on the crucial benefits and effective use of expert witnesses in complex litigation. Panel presentations by experienced litigators and expert witnesses demystify the challenges of selecting, preparing, and using experts.

G&E director Dan Berger joins distinguished a panel in the opening presentation, the “Role of Expert Witnesses in Complex Litigation,” covering:

• Introduction to expert testimony
• Roles of experts in complex litigation
• Selection of experts

Firm Director Olav Haazen Instructs Courses in Netherlands on Cross-Border Litigation in the U.S.

Centre for Professional Legal Education
Radboud University – Nijmegen, Netherlands
May 25, 2016
Centre for Professional Legal Education
Zwartbol Academy – Alblasserdam, Netherlands
May 27, 2016» Read More« Read Less

Firm director Olav Haazen instructs a Continuing Legal Education course on “Cross-Border Litigation in the United States,” at both Radboud University and Zwartbol Academy, in the Netherlands.

Firm Director Beth Graham Presents at “Mass Torts Made Perfect” April 2016 Conference

Mass Torts Made Perfect Conference
The Wynn Hotel
3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, Nevada
April 22, 2016» Read More« Read Less

Friday, April 22nd
12:30 pm: “Zofran Update” – G&E’s Beth Graham and co-panelists present on the current status of the Zofran litigation.

The national Zofran Lawsuit concerns the use of the prescription drug Zofran and the growing body of evidence linking this drug to an increased risk of birth defects. The lawsuit alleges that the manufacturer of Zofran knew of this severe side effect, but failed to properly inform the United States government and healthcare providers that Zofran could cause significant potential issues, and that the drug required additional testing and research before it should have been widely marketed and prescribed to patients who had better alternative treatments.

Firm Director Michael Barry Moderates “Delaware Case Law Update” Webinar for The Council of Institutional Investors

Webinar: Delaware Case Law Update
January 20, 2016» Read More« Read Less

11:30 am – 12:30 pm EST
Firm director Michael Barry moderates a webinar on current and recent developments in Delaware case law and topics of importance to institutional investors. Speakers highlight relevant facts and issues on key cases  including:

  • Developments in how Delaware courts view disclosure-only settlements
  • Developments in liability issues in DE law, with emphasis on these cases:

    In Re Rural Metro Corporation Stockholders Litigation
    – In re KKR Financial Holdings LLC Shareholder Litigation

  • Potential legislative changes in Delaware.

Firm Director Nathan A. Cook Presents at Practising Law Institute Seminar in NYC

Delaware Law Developments 2015: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know
PLI New York Center
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036
June 4, 2015» Read More« Read Less

Delaware law continues to play a critical role in U.S. corporate and securities law, particularly in today’s challenging and changing business environment. This unique annual program focuses on the important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and the practical impact on your corporate or legal practice. The very top Delaware corporate law experts from the Delaware judiciary, leading law firms and corporations, and academia, will examine the latest case law and practical trends and share their real-world experiences, insights and advice on the issues of greatest concern to the corporate/securities legal community.

Firm director Nathan A. Cook joins the 11:00 a.m. panel presentation
on Section 220 Litigation;
Scope: When does Court allow inspection beyond board materials?
Purpose: Caremark claims—what is required?
Privileges: Wal-Mart decision

For the full seminar schedule Click Here

Firm Directors Robert G. Eisler and Nathan A. Cook Speak at Nationwide Perrin Class Action Litigation Conference in Chicago

Perrin Conferences – Class Action Litigation Conference
Omni Chicago Hotel
Chicago, Illinois
May 6-7, 2015» Read More« Read Less

Conference Events Featuring G&E Directors:

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
10:45 AM – G&E director Robert Eisler will participate in a roundtable on antitrust litigation

Thursday, May 7, 2015
9:00 AM – G&E director Nathan Cook will speak on a securities litigation panel, focusing on Halliburton, corporate by-law revisions, and “loser pays” issues

Firm Director Beth Graham Co-chairs and Presents at HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference: Xarelto & Power Morcellators

HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference: Xarelto & Power Morcellators
Belmond Charleston Place Hotel
205 Meeting Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
December 3, 2014» Read More« Read Less

This year’s conference covers updates to some of the most publicized drug and device litigation, the science behind drugs such as Xarelto and certain power morcellators, and a review of the liability and jurisdictional issues relating to the drugs and case filings.

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Conference co-chair G&E’s Beth Graham joins other distinguished panelists in a presentation entitled “Power Morcellator: Filing, Jurisdiction, Case Criteria.”

Click here to view the Agenda

Grant & Eisenhofer Co-Hosts Conference on Investors’ Remedies for Losses Suffered from Investments In UBS-Offered Puerto Rico Family of Funds

UBS Investors Puerto Rico Conference
San Geronimo B Conference Room, Caribe Hilton
1 San Geronimo Street
San Juan, Puerto Rico
February 27, 2104
3:00–5:00 p.m.» Read More« Read Less

Grant & Eisenhofer, along with Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP,  Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP, and the Law Offices of Andrés W. López, P.S.C., co-hosted a free, no obligation conference to discuss investors’ remedies for losses suffered from investments in UBS-Offered Puerto Rico Family of Funds.