Choosing and Using the Most Effective Resolution Instruments

Recorded Live: August 25, 2016 | 2-3:35 p.m. ET


Complex, high-stakes, multi-party legal disputes are like no other, with a variety of nuances and challenges not seen in more day-to-day legal matters. If you are grappling with them, you know this all too well. But do you know how best to leverage mediation and other alternative dispute-resolution tools in cases involving multiple claimants, defendants, jurisdictions and issues?

Hon. Marina Corodemus (ret.)Hon. Marina Corodemus (Ret.), chair of HB’s highly acclaimed Mass Torts Judicial Forum with Hon. Corodemus, moderated a complimentary LexisNexis webinar on the subject on Aug. 25. As an award-winning mediator, arbitrator and special master, Judge Corodemus has decades of experience bringing complex claims to resolution. Before going into private practice, Corodemus spent a decade as New Jersey’s sole judge presiding over complex mass tort litigation.

Drawing on that rich experience, Corodemus assembled a panel of seasoned veterans who will provide insights and best practices using two categories of complex disputes as the backdrop: environmental contamination actions and pharmaceutical/medical device product liability claims.

Corodemus moderated this 95-minute program, designed to enlighten anyone engaged in multifaceted claims in practically any area of law.

Complex Environmental Claims (60 minutes)
• Citizen suits v. governmental suits v. private individuals v. public interest
• How environmental suits differ from or are similar to other complex cases
• What role does ADR play?
• How confidential are settlement negotiations?
• Damages issues

Complex Drug & Medical Device Claims (30 minutes)
• Where are these cases being brought—federal or state court?
• Has multidistrict litigation helped the plaintiff or defense?
• What is the most effective way to prepare and use eDiscovery?
• What role does ADR play?

Moderator & Speakers

Hon. Marina Corodemus (Ret.) moderator
Corodemus & Corodemus

Michael Gordon Gordon & Gordon | Vincent Gentile Drinker Biddle & Reath | John M. Scagnelli Scarinci | Hollenbeck | Allison Brown Weil Gotshal | Michelle Parfitt Ashcraft & Gerel | Kelly E. Jones Harris Beach



Learn more about this highly acclaimed event.

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