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    Toxic Torts and Environmental Law
    Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
    Phoenix, AZ
    
    
    DRI heads west with the latest in toxic tort and environmental law to keep your practice on the cutting edge. Come to Phoenix to learn about the latest updates and changes in toxic tort and environmental law with the best lawyers, judges, and experts across the country. This is the premier gathering for the defense bar, focusing on litigation strategies and regulatory updates, presented in beautiful Arizona.
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    Litigation Skills
    Paris Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, NV

    The 2020 seminar will feature litigation skills modules on four phases of litigation. Watch some of the best trial lawyers in the country litigate Walker v. Brewster & Safe Security, a case arising out of the paralysis of a five-year-old child who was accidentally shot by his half-brother at a college basketball game. Mock litigation sessions will include learning cutting-edge techniques for preparing a corporate representative for deposition, how to depose difficult and sympathetic fact witnesses/parties, how to cross-examine well-trained experts on liability and damages, and how to handle oral argument on a motion for summary judgment. These interactive, hands-on sessions will provide members of the audience with a unique opportunity to improve their skills. Please join us to learn from and network with some of the best trial lawyers in America, all while enjoying the great restaurants and entertainment that Vegas offers in March!
    
    
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    Medical Liability and Health Care Law
    Hilton Austin Downtown
    Austin, TX 
    
    
    Join your colleagues for the 2020 DRI Medical Liability and Health Care Law Seminar, being held in Austin, Texas, for the first time ever. The annual two-day seminar has something for everyone, including comprehensive instruction by experienced attorneys, health care providers, and in-house specialists on the latest topics in medical liability and health care law. Networking events include a Women in the Law Luncheon, a Young Lawyers-sponsored gathering in downtown Austin, a DRI for Life run/walk, and a community service project featuring Courthouse Dogs Foundation. Arrive early and participate in an in-depth and interactive session on preparing and defending 30(b)(6) depositions, a joint half-day seminar hosted by DRI’s Litigation Skills and Medical Liability and Health Care Law Committees. Register now to ensure your place at this cutting-edge seminar.
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    Construction Law
    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Chicago, IL 
    
    
    The construction industry is not immune to the challenges and opportunities that confront other sectors of the economy. There is constantly changing technology and the cyber risks that come with it. There is the changing climate and the need to take that into consideration, both in design and in construction. Public•private partnerships, and the claims that can flow from them, are a relatively new part of the evolving landscape. Women- and minority-owned businesses and the issues that they face in the industry remain at the forefront. All attendees—construction professionals, attorneys, and claims professionals—will benefit from this forward-looking program as we kick off this next decade.
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    Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute
    Swissotel Chicago  
    Chicago, IL 

    From dozens of bridges to Marina City and Cloud Gate, Chicago’s art and architecture are diverse, mixing buildings and structures that have made Chicago one of the great cities of the world for sightseeing. Like its host city, the 2020 DRI Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute promises to provide an incredible array of presentations, topics, and networking opportunities, making this program a mandatory event for every insurance law practitioner and claims professional.
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    Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA
    Sheraton New Orleans
    New Orleans, LA

    The DRI Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA Seminar offers unparalleled learning, as well as an abundance of networking opportunities. The experienced faculty features leading practitioners and top-level industry representatives, providing insights into trends and developments in the law. Attendees will walk away with practical tips that meaningfully affect their day-to-day practices. The seminar leads off on Wednesday with separate breakout sessions covering ERISA, Non-ERISA, and Health, as well as a new Young Lawyer track. Thursday and Friday offer a broad range of plenary presentations covering the hottest topics in the industry. This is the annual must-attend life, health, disability, and ERISA event.
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    Trucking Law
    JW Marriott Austin                                    
    Austin, TX 

    This seminar will be a first for trucking lawyers and industry personnel! Presentations include insiders talking about the state of trucking and humanizing our ever-changing industry to appeal to juries and the public. Chris Spear will share inside-industry information and efforts to communicate the importance of trucking to the everyday public. Following Mr. Spear will be a compelling presentation from a trucking company safety director and truck driver about the daily perceptions that they face and how to humanize them and their concerns to the public and a jury. Day two will include regulatory updates from Jim Mullen, General Counsel for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
    
    
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    Cannabis Law
    Boston Marriott Copley                                                 
    Boston, MA
    
    
    Thirty-three states have legalized medicinal marijuana and ten states have legalized the adult use of marijuana. However, the Controlled Substances Act (Schedule One) and ongoing regulatory uncertainty presents a barrier to full realization of the potential of this $50+ billion business. This quickly developing sector affects virtually every area of the law and provides opportunities to those with the knowledge base to deftly guide clients and companies through a shifting regulatory and legal landscape. The DRI Cannabis Law Seminar provides you with subject-matter experts who will share with you the knowledge and strategies needed by professionals, businesses, and insurers to traverse the complex pitfalls and prospects of cannabis legalization successfully.
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    Drug and Medical Device
    Boston Marriott Copley                                                 
    Boston, MA
    
    
    Join us in historic Boston for the 2020 Drug and Medical Device Seminar! The 20/20 seminar will provide countless opportunities to network with clients, potential clients, colleagues, and friends in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. You will also hear from a panel of judges about their approaches to key MDL and mass tort litigation issues, and you won’t want to miss presentations about data analytics, emerging technologies in patient care, and ethical challenges with social media. This seminar continues to be the “go-to” event year after year for in-house and outside counsel to the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Register today!
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    Retail and Hospitality
    Walt Disney World Dolphin and Swan Resort                                                  
    Orlando, FL
    
    
    Please join us at the Disney World Swan & Dolphin Hotel, located at the Disney World Resort in sunny Orlando, Florida. This past year has seen significant developments in the nature of litigation that retail and hospitality companies face, as well as a tidal wave of new regulations affecting the service industries. This seminar will catch you up on all those developments while you reconnect with colleagues from across the country. With opportunities to enjoy all that central Florida has to offer, this is a seminar you don’t want to miss! We hope to see you in Orlando!
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    Business Litigation Super Conference
    Minneapolis Marriott City Center                                       
    Minneapolis, MN
    
    
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    Intellectual Property Litigation
    Minneapolis Marriott City Center                                       
    Minneapolis, MN

    Renowned in-house counsel from Fortune 500 companies, judges, and trial attorneys from across the country will meet in Minneapolis, Minnesota—in the center of the Land of 10,000 Lakes—for this truly “Super Conference.” Along with cutting-edge and timely presentations on intellectual property issues, this first-ever DRI conference in Minnesota offers an unprecedented opportunity to network with industry counsel and preeminent attorneys. From guest speakers such as NFL Hall of Famer and former Supreme Court of Minnesota Justice Alan Page, to industry leaders and in-house counsel focusing on key IP issues and strategies, you will benefit from the unique focus on litigation in the IP space that sets this seminar apart from all others. Another bonus is that the DRI Business Litigation Committee is hosting its annual seminar at the same time in adjacent rooms. Attendees will be free to attend any presentation, enhancing the “confluence and connections” with our DRI colleagues.
    
    
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    Fidelity and Surety
    The Gleacher Center                               
    Chicago, IL
    
    
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    Employment and Labor Law
    Hilton Denver City Center                                                       
    Denver, CO
    
    
    Join us in the Mile High City as DRI brings together leading management-side employment and labor attorneys, in-house counsel, human resources professionals, and EPLI representatives in its 43rd annual Employment and Labor Law Seminar.
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    DRI International
    Tel Aviv, Israel                                                     

    
    
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    Diversity and Inclusion
    Westin Michigan Avenue 
    Chicago, IL                                                              

    
    
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    Young Lawyers
    InterContinental Buckhead                 
    Atlanta, GA