New Risk & Litigation Conferences Planned for 2016, HB Litigation Conferences Announces

WTHhe15v7-bwRADNOR, PA — Dec. 18, 2015 — Litigants, litigators and insurers have some new educational, networking and even speaking opportunities in 2016 with the slate of new and growing programs produced by HB Litigation Conferences, the company’s managing director, Tom Hagy, announced today. “Cyber-related risks continue to dominate much of our programming, but we are addressing a number of other emerging and evolving areas of risk and litigation,” Hagy said.

Parties interested in registering can save $100 by using promotion code HBPR15. In some instances, companies may send in-house counsel for free. Some 2015 pricing is set to expire on Dec. 31, 2015.

Qualified individuals may submit proposals by clicking here.

The lineup of risk-related CLE-eligible programs includes:


Data Breach & Privacy Litigation Conference, Feb. 11, 2016, San Francisco. Leading litigators and experts will cover and analyze:

  • Judicial trends
  • Recent settlement valuations and structures
  • Primary claims and defenses
  • Collection of evidence
  • Insurance coverage
  • Government enforcement and regulation
  • Case assessment

Program leaders are:

  • Eric H. Gibbs, Girard Gibbs
  • David A. Zetoony, Bryan Cave
  • Erin Nealy Cox, Stroz Friedberg
  • Thomas E. Loeser, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro

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Emerging & Complex Insurance Claims Forum, Feb. 25-26, 2016, Los Angeles. Leading coverage attorneys and experts will delve into trends that are raising new insurance coverage questions, including the proliferation of:

  • Legalization of drugs
  • Airborne drones
  • GMOs
  • Social media risks

Topics that continue to occupy coverage counsel also will be addressed, such as:

  • Policy language regarding additional insureds
  • Self-insured retentions or SIRs
  • D&O liability claims
  • Allocation of coverage

Resolving complex coverage disputes through ADR also will be addressed.

Program leaders are:

  • Linda Bondi-Morrison, Tressler LLP
  • Scott Godes, Barnes & Thornburg
  • Elizabeth Hanke, KCIC.

A limited number of free seats are available to in-house counsel and risk managers.

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NetDiligence® Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum, June 7-8, 2016, Philadelphia. Mark Greisiger of NetDiligence® has selected the following program leaders:

  • John Merchant, Nationwide
  • Rebecca Swanson, Markel
  • Bo Holland, AllClear ID
  • Dave Navetta, Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Jill Salmon, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty.

The West Coast version of the event will be held in Santa Monica, Calif., in October 2016.

Diverse panels of underwriters, attorneys, breach responders, governmental regulators and enforcement professionals, and other experts, will address:

  • Trends in data breach claims
  • Technology to protect data
  • Business recovery following a breach
  • The payment card industry adjudication process
  • Insights from regulators
  • Current state of litigation
  • PHI breach response
  • Risk modeling

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Northeast Corporate Counsel Forum, April 21, 2016, Atlantic City. Leading the program are:

  • Marc Goldberg, Veritext Legal Solutions
  • Richard H. Epstein, Sills Cummis & Gross
  • An additional co-chair to be announced.

Designed for corporate counsel and all who intersect with them, the program examines:

  • Cyber risk coverage
  • Emerging risks—from the Internet of Things to climate change
  • Resolving high-exposure employment claims
  • Internal investigations, individual accountability and whistleblowers
  • Trial-prep strategies
  • The changing D&O game
  • Ethics and maintaining privilege

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Mid-Atlantic Corporate Counsel Forum, June 22, 2016, Tysons Corner, VA. Program chairs are:

  • Elizabeth Hanke, KCIC
  • Scott Godes, Barnes & Thornburg
  • Susan Frank Divers of LRN

This program ratchets up the insurance component of our corporate counsel programming and features segments on:

  • Information governance
  • Managing defense costs
  • SEC considerations
  • Insurance coverage
  • Managing claims
  • More!

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HB Litigation Conferences LLC is an independent producer of continuing legal education conferences, webinars and articles. Qualified individuals may submit proposals by clicking here.



Tom Hagy

(484) 324-2755