FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MIAMI – October 29, 2010Michael K. Rozen of Feinberg Rozen – the team assigned to oversee the administration of the BP oil spill compensation fund – has joined the faculty of the conference titled “Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage” taking place Nov. 4-5, 2010, in Miami, HB Litigation Conferences CEO Tom Hagy announced.

Chairing the event is the same leadership panel that presided over the HB conference in June which drew 250 lawyers, experts, in-house counsel and other interested parties.  They are:  Richard Faulk of Gardere Wynne Sewall; Mike Papantonio of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor; Philip Silverberg of Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass; Lorelie Masters of Jenner & Block; and Perry Weitz of Weitz & Luxenberg.

“New information from a presidential commission investigating the disaster — calling into question BP’s and Haliburton’s conduct with regard to test data surrounding the stability of the cement used on the Macondo well — will be discussed at the conference,” Hagy said.

In addition to Rozen and the chairing panel, speakers include:  Scott Summy, Baron & Budd; Ervin Gonzalez, Colson Hicks Eidson; Stephen Herman, Herman Herman Katz & Cotlar; Robin Greenwald, Weitz & Luxenberg; Keith Lynott, McCarter & English; John D.S. Gilmour, Jackson, Gilmour & Dobbs; Arthur R. Crivella, Crivella West; Suzanne Ilene Schiller, Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox; Brent Coon, Brent Coon Associates; Chip Merlin, Merlin Law Group; John Kilpatrick, PhD, Greenfield Advisors; Michael Webster, CPA, Meaden & Moore; Tee L. Guidotti, MD, MPH, DABT, NMAS Group; Kenneth W. Smith, Sheller PC; Gary Mason, Mason LLP; Stuart Gerson, Epstein Becker & Green; Christopher Kende, Cozen & O’Connor; Marta Alfonso, CPA, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra; Emma Elizabeth Antin Daschbach, Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert; Dale Hausman, Wiley Rein; Selena Linde, Dickstein Shapiro; and Christina Carroll, McKenna Long & Aldridge.

Service providers present at the program will include:  Brook Hollow Financial; Greenfield Advisors; Crivella West; U.S. Legal Support; Jeff Kichaven (mediator); SWAPE; Merrill Corp.; and Golkow Technologies.

The “Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage” conference will be held at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach.  For more information, contact HB by phone at (484) 324-2755 x212 or by email at info@litigationconferences.com.  Visit HB’s website – www.LitigationConferences.com – for the latest details on the program.

HB Litigation Conferences LLC is a nationwide provider of continuing legal education for plaintiff, defense and in-house counsel focusing on emerging issues in mass torts and insurance.

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Sharon Boothe

(484) 324-2755 x208

Sharon.Boothe@LitigationConferences.com

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Source:  HB Litigation Conferences