DISTINGUISHED FACULTY
Drawn from the best that the bar, the bench, and the industry have to offer

Co-chairs:
Sonia Arnold
Counsel-Litigation and Legal Compliance
Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, IN)

 



Max Heerman
Principal Litigation Counsel
Medtronic, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN)

Malini Moorthy
Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Bayer Corporation (Pittsburgh, PA)



View From the Bench:

DRAWN FROM THE BEST THAT THE BAR, THE BENCH, AND THE INDUSTRY HAVE TO OFFER

The Honorable
John F. Keenan

United States District Judge, S.D.N.Y.

 

 

The Honorable
Richard A. Kramer

Judge, San Francisco County Superior Court



 

The Honorable
David R. Herndon

Chief Judge, United States District Court, S.D. Ill.

 



The Honorable
Mildred “Mimi” Methvin (Invited)

Judge Pro Tempore,
27th Judicial District Court (St. Landry Parish, LA)

 


The Honorable
Christopher A. Nuechterlein

United States Magistrate Judge, N.D. Ind.

 

 

The Honorable
Joel A. Pisano

United States District Judge, D.N.J.


 

The Honorable
John Tunheim

United States District Judge, D. Minn.


FDA Keynote on Generic Labeling and Preemption:

Kelsey Schaefer (Invited)
Associate Chief Counsel for Enforcement, Office of Chief Counsel
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Silver Spring, MD)



Speaker Faculty:

Bridget M. Ahmann
Partner
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP (Minneapolis, MN)

 



Elizabeth J. Asali
Assistant General Counsel
GlaxoSmithKline (Philadelphia, PA)

 

 

Patricia A. Barbieri
Deputy General Counsel, Litigation and Employment, Legal Affairs
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (Parsippany, NJ)

 

 

Ben Barnett
Partner and Co-Chair,
Complex Commercial Litigation Practice
Dechert LLP (Philadelphia, PA)



Robert J. Bassett
Partner
Williams Venker & Sanders LLC (St. Louis, MO)

 

 

Andrew T. Bayman
Partner
King & Spalding LLP (Atlanta, GA)




Nicole D. Bearce
Partner
Lowenstein Sandler LLP
(New York, NY and Roseland, NJ)

 

 

Barbara R. Binis
Partner
Reed Smith (Philadelphia, PA)

 

 

Erin M. Bosman
Partner and Chair, Product Liability Practice Group
Morrison & Foerster LLP (San Diego, CA)

 


Stephen D. Brody
Partner
O'Melveny & Myers LLP (Washington, DC)

 

 

Candace Camarata
Assistant General Counsel, Litigation
C.R. Bard, Inc. (Murray Hill, NJ)

 

 

Andrew L. Campbell
Partner
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP (Indianapolis, IN)

 

 

Lori G. Cohen
Shareholder and Chair, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (Atlanta, GA)

 


Halli D. Cohn
Partner
King & Spalding LLP (Atlanta, GA)

 


J. Gordon Cooney, Jr.
Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (Philadelphia, PA)

 

 

Howard Cyr
Associate General Counsel
Teva Pharmaceuticals (North Wales, PA)

 

 

Greg A. Dadika
Associate General Counsel, Litigation
C.R. Bard, Inc. (Murray Hill, NJ)





Blaine R. Dart
Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Management
Biomet (Warsaw, IN)

 

 

David A. Degnan
Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

 

 

Shankar Duraiswamy
Partner
Covington & Burling LLP (Washington, DC)

 


Tracey Van Dillen
Litigation Counsel
Actavis (Parsippany, NJ)




Howard L. Dorfman
Vice President and General Counsel
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Parsippany, NJ)

 



Jennifer E. Dubas
Vice President, Litigation & Risk
Endo Pharmaceuticals (Malvern, PA)

 

 

Joyce D. Edelman
Partner
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP (Columbus, OH)

 

 

David L. Ferrera
Partner, Chair, Product Liability and Toxic Tort
Litigation Practice Group
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP (Boston, MA)



William M. Gage
Partner and Chair, Litigation Department
Butler Snow LLP (Ridgeland, MS)

 


Jon Garside
Partner
Fox Galvin, LLC (St. Louis, MO)

 

 

Catharine E. Gillespie
Corporate Counsel
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (Wilmington, Delaware)

 

 

David Hart
Assistant Attorney in Charge, Financial Fraud/Consumer Protection Section
Oregon Department of Justice (Salem, OR)

 


J. Byron Hayes
Senior Litigation Counsel
Zimmer, Inc. (Fort Wayne, IN)




The Honorable David R. Herndon
Chief Judge
United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois (East St. Louis, IL)



Adam L. Hoeflich
Partner
Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP (Chicago, IL)

 

 

James M. Holston
Managing Counsel
Office of General Counsel, Merck & Co. (North Wales, PA)

 

 

James W. Huston
Partner and Chair, Trial Practice Group
Morrison & Foerster LLP (San Diego, CA)



The Honorable John F. Keenan
United States District Judge
Southern District of New York (New York, NY)

 

 

Glenn S. Kerner
Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP (New York, NY)




Michael W. King
Corporate Counsel
Novo Nordisk Inc. (Plainsboro, NJ)

 

 

The Honorable Richard A. Kramer
Judge
San Francisco County Superior Court (San Francisco, CA)

 

 

James W. A. Ladner
Deputy General Counsel – Litigation & Investigations
St. Jude Medical, Inc. (St. Paul, MN)

 

 

John LaDue
Principal
LaDue Curran & Kuehn LLC
(South Bend, IN)



Gloria Y. Lee
Lead Counsel
McKesson Corporation (San Francisco, CA)

 

 

Diane E. Lifton
Partner and Co-chair,
Life Sciences and Product
Liability Groups
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
(New York, NY


Deborah A. Logan
Senior Counsel, Branded Pharmaceuticals
Endo Pharmaceuticals (Malvern, PA)

 


Joseph Mack
Deputy Chief, Health Care and Government Fraud Unit
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey (Newark, NJ)

 

 

George E. McDavid
Partner
Reed Smith LLP (Princeton, NJ)


 

Paulette Morgan Mara
Partner
Schoeman Updike Kaufman Stern & Ascher LLP (New York, NY)

 

 

The Honorable Mildred “Mimi” Methvin (Invited)
Judge ProTempore, 27th Judicial District Court of Louisiana (St. Landry Parish, LA)
United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District
of Louisiana (1983 – 2009)

 

Kenneth A. Murphy
Partner and Vice-chair, Products
Liability and Mass Tort Practice Group
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Philadelphia, PA)



The Honorable Christopher A. Nuechterlein
United States Magistrate Judge
Northern District of Indiana (South Bend, IN)

 

 

James D. Pagliaro
Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (Philadelphia, PA)




Michael P. Panagrossi
Associate General Counsel
Purdue Pharma L.P. (Stamford, CT)

 

 

Michael Parini
Senior Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel
Pfizer Inc. (New York, NY)

 

 

Stephen Phillips
Special Counsel
Medtronic, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA)

 


The Honorable Joel A. Pisano
United States District Judge
District of New Jersey (Trenton, NJ)

 

 

Lesley Carol Reynolds
Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright (Washington, DC)

 


Kelsey Schaefer (Invited)
Associate Chief Counsel for Enforcement, Office of Chief Counsel
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Silver Spring, MD)



Kim Schmid
Executive Managing Partner
Bowman and Brooke LLP (Minneapolis, MN)

 

 

Michael R. Smith
Associate Counsel
Olympus Corporation of the Americas (Center Valley, PA)

 

 

Erik Snapp
Partner
Dechert LLP (Chicago, IL)

 

 

Walter “Pete” Swayze, III
Shareholder
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. (Philadelphia, PA)

 

 

The Honorable John Tunheim
United States District Judge
District of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)

 

 

Anthony Vale
Partner
Pepper Hamilton LLP (Philadelphia, PA)

 

 

Lisbeth A. Warren
Assistant General Counsel
Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick, NJ)

 

 

Jonathan Wasserman
Vice-President & Associate General Counsel
Bristol-Myers Squibb (Plainsboro, NJ)

 

 

Danielle Weksler
Counsel, Law Department
Roche Diagnostics Corporation
(Indianapolis, IN)



John D. Winter
Partner
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP (New York, NY)


 

Elizabeth B. Wright
Partner
Thompson Hine (Cleveland, OH)

 

 

Kevin M. Zielke
Member and Leader of Pharmaceutical Team
Dykema Gossett PLLC (Detroit, MI)

 

 

Ben Barnett
Partner and Co-Leader, Complex Commercial Litigation Practice
Dechert LLP (Philadelphia, PA)