2017 Mass Torts Judicial Forum with Judge Corodemus & JAMS

2017 Mass Torts Judicial Forum with Judge Corodemus & JAMS

Presented By: JAMS and HB Litigation Conferences

About the Event

Winner of multiple awards for her achievements presiding over complex mass tort litigation, leading arbitrator, mediator, special master, and Judge Marina Corodemus will hold her Seventh Annual Mass Torts Judicial Forum with Hon. Corodemus (Ret.).

This is the first year Corodemus will preside over her highly-regarded event as a neutral with JAMS. Under her stewardship, the annual Mass Torts Judicial Forum has become one of the most respected educational programs in this complex area of law. Handpicked by the judge, the faculty is comprised of leading attorneys and other experts on all sides of mass tort litigation. Join us for this unique conference that brings you the opportunity to network with the experts.

Monday, April 3, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:15 PM EST

The Roosevelt Hotel
45 East 45th Street & Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017

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JAMS Featured Speakers

Hon. Marina Corodemus (Ret.)

Monday, April 3, 2017 | 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM EST

Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (Ret.)

2017: Discovery = E-Discovery in Mass Tort Litigation
Monday, April 3, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST

  • Rule 26(b)(1): Proportionality and Relevance
  • E2 Best Practices to Map a Discovery Plan: Achieve equities and efficiencies for the parties and the court
  • What to do when you hit a bump in the road – discovery requests and objections
  • Technology is your friend if you know how it works

Hon. Marina Corodemus (Ret.)

Ethics in Mass Torts
Monday, April 3, 2017 | 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM EST

  • Attorney’s Fees
  • Common Benefit Fund
  • Expenses

Cathy Yanni

Hon. Gerald E. Rosen (Ret.)

Monday, April 3, 2017 | 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM EST

  • Global, Inventory & Aggregate Settlements
  • Picking the Right Model
  • Lien Strategies
  • The Role of the Court
  • Answers to Your Questions

Hon. Richard A. Levie (Ret.)

The Media and Mass Torts
Monday, April 3, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM EST

  • Does traditional media really affect mass tort outcomes?
  • Does social media play a role in outcomes?
  • Which has greater impact today, traditional news outlets or online and social media sources?
  • How is mass torts perceived and covered by the legal press?
  • How are mass torts and mass tort attorneys — plaintiff and defense — are perceive by the legal press
  • How does the attorney-media relationship work?
  • How do attorneys perceive the legal media?


Featured People

Cathy Yanni
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/MDL/Mass Tort
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Pharmaceuticals/Mass Tort
  • Product Liability
  • Special Master
Gerald E. Rosen
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Employment
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee
Hon. Richard A. Levie (Ret.)