DECEMBER 7 2018 University of Miami

CLASS ACTION & COMPLEX LITIGATION FORUM

December 7 is Miami Law’s 3rd annual forum on cutting-edge issues in MDL and mass tort litigation
University of Miami School of Law

Keynote Speaker & Master of Ceremony

Engage with preeminent experts at the third annual Miami Law Class Action & Complex Litigation Forum.



Continuing Legal Education
Master of Ceremony
Aaron Podhurst, Podhurst Orseck, P.A.
Continuing Legal Education
Lunch Keynote
David Boies, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP

Join Leading Judges from around the U.S.

Discuss current issues and topics associated with multi-district class actions and complex litigation.



Miami Law Class Action and Complex Litigation Forum
About event

The Miami Law Class Action and Complex Litigation Forum offers a unique perspective for attorneys looking to understand the latest issues and topics associated with multi-district class actions and complex litigation. Originally the brainchild of three leading Miami firms in trial, appellate, and class action law Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, Podhurst Orseck, and Harke Law LLP, this forum brings together leaders in the legal, political and academic spheres to educate the public on how to better utilize and understand class actions.

Earn Credits for Continuing Legal Education Credits and Civil Trial Certification

Continuing legal education credits for the Miami Law Class Action Forum have been APPLIED FOR with The Florida Bar as follows:

  • - 8.5 general FL CLE credits
  • - 8.5 civil trial certification credits
For questions regarding this CLE, or other Miami Law programming, please write or call the Office of Events & Conferences at 305.284.6276, email: events@law.miami.edu

Continuing Legal Education
The Biltmore Hotel
Accommodations: The Biltmore Hotel / Venue: University of Miami Newman Alumni Center

To Reserve at The Biltmore: The official forum hotel for accommodations is the Biltmore Hotel, which offers constituents of the university discounted rates on a first come, first serve basis. When booking the Biltmore Hotel, please use promotional code: UNIMIA.

The Hotel: As the creator of Coral Gables, land developer George E. Merrick founded the University of Miami and in 1924 joined forces with Biltmore Hotel magnate John McEntee Bowman to build this great hotel. It is known for its hand painted frescos on barrel vaulted ceilings, brilliant travertine floors, fine marble columns, intricate leaded glass fixtures, carved mahogany furnishings and lavish gardens.

Forum Venue at University of Miami: The forum takes place at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Special Requirements: Please email the University of Miami School of Law, Office of Events & Conferences at events@law.miami.edu for assistance with any special dietary or access needs.

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Judges, Practitioners & Professors

Meet our professonals



The Honorable Cecilia M. Altonaga

The Honorable Cecilia M. Altonaga

United States District Judge

Southern District of Florida

The Honorable Robert M. Dow, Jr.

The Honorable Robert M. Dow, Jr.

United States District Judge

Northern District of Illinois

The Honorable Sara L. Ellis

The Honorable Sara L. Ellis

United States District Judge

Northern District of Illinois

The Honorable Eldon E. Fallon

The Honorable Eldon E. Fallon

United States District Judge

Eastern District of Louisiana

The Honorable Jose L. Linares

The Honorable Jose L. Linares

Chief Judge

United States District Court, District of New Jersey

The Honorable David Proctor

The Honorable David Proctor

United States District Judge

Northern District of Alabama

The Honorable Amy J. St. Eve

The Honorable Amy J. St. Eve

United States Circuit Judge

US Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

The Honorable John W. Thornton, Jr.

The Honorable John W. Thornton, Jr.

Circuit Court Judge

11th Judicial Circuit of Florida

Hilarie Bass

Hilarie Bass

Bass Institute on Diversity & Inclusion; Greenberg Traurig LLP (Ret.); and immediate past President of the American Bar Association

Miami, FL

John H. Beisner

John H. Beisner

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Washington, DC

David Boies

David Boies

Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP

Nashville, TN

Brian T. Fitzpatrick

Brian T. Fitzpatrick

Professor of Law Vanderbilt Law School

Nashville, TN

Ernest Getto

Ernest Getto

Burford Capital; Ret. Head of Litigation, Latham & Watkins

New York, NY

Lance Harke

Lance Harke

Harke Law LLP

Miami, FL

David W. Ichel

David W. Ichel

X-Dispute LLC; Adjunct Professor, Miami Law and Duke Law

Miami, FL

Samual Issacharoff

Samual Issacharoff

Professor of Law, New York University

New York, NY

Allan Kanner

Allan Kanner

Kanner & Whiteley, LLC

New Orleans, LA

Adam Moskowitz

Adam Moskowitz

The Moskowitz Law Firm

Coral Gables, FL

Aaron Podhurst

Aaron Podhurst

Podhurst Orseck, P.A.

Miami, FL

Peter Prieto

Peter Prieto

Podhurst Orseck, P.A.

Miami, FL

Lawrence D. Silverman

Lawrence D. Silverman

Akerman LLP

Miami, FL

Marty Steinberg

Marty Steinberg

Hogan Lovells

Washington, DC

Roland Tellis

Roland Tellis

Baron & Budd

Dallas, Texas

Teresa C. Toriseva

Teresa C. Toriseva

Toriseva Law

Wheeling, WV

Harley Tropin

Harley Tropin

Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton

Coral Gables, FL

Schedule

1 day

9:00 - 9:15 AM
Opening Remarks

Master of Ceremony: Aaron Podhurst
Podhurst Orseck, P.A.

Moderator: Harley Tropin
Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton

The Honorable Cecilia M. Altonaga
United States District Judge, Southern District of Florida

The Honorable Sara L. Ellis
United States District Judge, Northern District of Illinois

Allan Kanner
Kanner & Whiteley, L.L.C.

Adam Moskowitz
The Moskowitz Law Firm

Marty Steinberg
Hogan Lovells

Moderator: Peter Prieto
Podhurst Orseck, P.A.

The Honorable Robert M. Dow, Jr.
United States District Judge, Northern District of Illinois

The Honorable David Proctor
United States District Judge, Northern District of Alabama

John H. Beisner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Brian T. Fitzpatrick
Vanderbilt Law School, Professor of Law

Roland Tellis
Baron & Budd

12:30 - 2:00 PM
David Boies
Lunch & Keynote

David Boies
Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP

Moderator: David W. Ichel
X-Dispute LLC; Adjunct Professor, Miami Law; Duke Law

The Honorable Amy J. St. Eve
United States Circuit Judge, US Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Hilarie Bass
Bass Institute on Diversity & Inclusion; Greenberg Traurig LLP (Ret.); and immediate past President of the American Bar Association

John H. Beisner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Ernest Getto
Burford Capital; Ret. Head of Litigation, Latham & Watkins

Samual Issacharoff
NYU Law

Moderator: Lance Harke
Harke Law LLP

The Honorable Eldon E. Fallon
United States District Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana

The Honorable Jose L. Linares
Chief Judge, United States District Court, District of New Jersey

The Honorable John W. Thornton, Jr.
Circuit Court Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida

Teresa C. Toriseva
Toriseva Law

Lawrence D. Silverman
Akerman LLP

Take Advantage of Art Basel in Miami

The Forum coincides with Art Basel Miami Beach (December 6-9, 2018), the world’s largest and leading international art fair presenting artworks from across the globe.

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