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Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer’s Litigation Summit and Exposition Slated for November 12-13 in Washington, D.C.

Conference to tackle changing economics of litigation and assessment of business risks that give rise to litigation

NEW YORKNovember 8, 2012 – Legal experts from corporate law departments, law firms, government agencies and law schools will gather next week for ALM’s Litigation Summit and Exposition on November 12-13, 2012, at L’Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The conference is co-presented by ALM’s Litigation Daily, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel magazine and The National Law Journal. It offers multiple tracks for general counsel, heads of litigation, trial attorneys and legal technology professionals. This is one of the first events following the elections where many key business and regulatory topics will be discussed including: Dealmaking with China, Antitrust, Investigations, Wage and Hour Litigation, Health Care, Ethics and more.

Distinguished faculty members for the conference include:
Charles E. Duross, Deputy Chief, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, U.S. Department of Justice;
David O. Lloyd, Supervisory Attorney, Office of Unfair Import Investigations, United States International Trade Commission;
Minn Naing Oo, CEO, Singapore International Arbitration Centre;
Donald F. Parsons, Jr., Vice Chancellor, Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware;
Eric D. Reicin, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Sallie Mae, Inc.; and
John C. Ryan, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Aramark.

Detailed information about the event, including registration forms and the conference agenda, is available at

Session topics to be covered at the event include:

  • The Economics of Litigation
  • When Corporate Giants Split in Two: Assessing the Business Risks that will Give Rise to Litigation
  • Shareholder & Securities Litigation & Enforcement
  • Hedging Litigation Risks through Sophisticated Insurance Products
  • Managing Major Securities Litigation
  • Global Litigation: Protecting Your Company’s Assets Around the World
  • Inside the International Trade Commission (ITC)
  • Health Care Reform: Litigation Risk Analysis and Its Impact on Corporate America
  • Ethics and Compliance: Integrating Leading Analytics to Monitor and Detect Unethical, Rogue Employee Activities

Many of the educational sessions are eligible for CLE credit.

In addition to the educational sessions, the event will also feature an exposition hall that will provide attendees with a hands-on look at the latest technology developed specifically for litigation support and management. Attendees are also invited to the opening cocktail reception, where they will be free to network with other legal professionals who focus on litigation, including general counsel, chief information officers, litigation support managers and law firm professionals.

The Litigation Summit and Exposition is presented by ALM Events, a leading producer of educational and networking events for business leaders and professionals. Other ALM events include ALM Legal Conferences, Insight Information Conferences and the RealShare Conference series for commercial real estate professionals.

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