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    Retail and Hospitality
    Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
    Orlando, FL    

    Over two days, you will hear experts in their fields discuss trial tactics, settlement strategies, legal updates, and business trends. Highlights include technology and data privacy topics, in-house perspectives from the biggest hospitality and retail companies, and special breakout sessions for corporate counsel, young lawyers, and workers’ compensation practitioners. In addition to top-notch CLE and networking, endless entertainment, beautiful weather, and family fun make Orlando one of the top travel destinations in the world. Discounted tickets to the parks may be available to purchase in advance for attendees, families, and friends. Please email RSVP@BakerDonelson.com no later than April 5, 2019, for details or to be included in the group purchase. We hope to see you in Orlando!
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    Employment and Labor Law

    Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliff Resort
    Phoenix, AZ

    DRI’s 42nd annual Employment and Labor Law Seminar is the preeminent educational and networking event for management-side labor and employment attorneys, in-house counsel, human resources professionals, and EPLI representatives. Always intensely practical and accompanied by superior written materials, this seminar is a must-attend for experienced practitioners, as well as for those who are just getting started in labor and employment law. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from some of the best practitioners and professionals in the labor and employment arena.

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    Intellectual Property Litigation

    Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
    Austin, TX

    This year, we take a look at a variety of issues relevant to IP litigators—ranging from building a strong case for attorneys’ fees to IP issues from an in-house perspective. We will explore emerging issues in patent, copyright, and trademark law, focusing on industries such as video gaming, and provide practical, cutting-edge strategies for issues that IP litigators face every day, such as consumer surveys. We will join in a plenary session with the DRI Commercial Litigation Committee, where we will learn insights from Alberto Gonzalez, former U.S. Attorney General and White House Counsel to President George W. Bush; explore the pros and cons of arbitration; and hear the perspective of a retired judge on the changing landscape of truth in the United States. Our young lawyers also have the opportunity to join the Young Lawyers Breakout on Wednesday afternoon. Expect fun networking events with your IP litigation colleagues from around the country, as well as joint events with the DRI Com

     

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    Business Litigation Super Conference

    Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
    Austin, TX

    Top in-house counsel, judges, and attorneys from across the country will meet in Austin, Texas—the Live Music Capital—for this one-of-a-kind seminar. Along with stimulating lectures, this seminar offers marvelous opportunities to network with preeminent attorneys and in-house counsel and experience what makes Austin one of the top cities in which to live. Moreover, the seminar has focused breakouts in the areas of class actions, cybersecurity/data breach, and government enforcement. In addition, DRI’s Intellectual Property Litigation Committee is hosting its seminar at the same time in adjacent rooms, and attendees are free to attend presentations in either seminar. Register now for this “can’t miss” event for any business litigator.
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    Cannabis Law
    Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel
    Washington DC

    Thirty-three states have legalized medicinal cannabis and 10 states have legalized the recreational use of cannabis. However, the combination of the Controlled Substance Act (Schedule One), the resignation of Jeff Sessions, and ongoing regulatory uncertainty presents a barrier to full realization of the potential of this $50 billion-plus business. This quickly developing sector affects virtually every area of the law and provides opportunities to those with the knowledge base to guide clients and companies deftly through a shifting regulatory and legal landscape. DRI’s 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.

    BONUS: Members can attend BOTH Drug and Medical Device Litigation (May 16-17) and Cannabis Law (May 15) seminars for ONLY $1,185! That's only $190 more than the cost of the Drug and Medical Device Seminar alone! Register before April 15, 2019. Contact customer service at 312.795.1101 to register for both seminars.
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    Drug and Medical Device

    Renaissance Washington DC Downtown
    Washington, DC

    Please join us in our nation’s beautiful capital for the 2019 Drug and Medical Device Seminar. This seminar will provide more opportunities than ever to network with in-house counsel, leading pharmaceutical and medical device lawyers, and friends old and new. You will also hear an FDA insider’s views regarding issues facing the industry and top appellate attorneys’ thoughts regarding recent and relevant decisions affecting how we defend our clients. These and other top-notch programs make this seminar the “go-to” event year after year for practitioners in the pharmaceutical and medical device defense arena.

    BONUS: Members can attend BOTH Drug and Medical Device Litigation (May 16-17) and Cannabis Law (May 15) seminars for ONLY $1,185! That's only $190 more than the cost of the Drug and Medical Device Seminar alone! Register before April 15, 2019.. Contact customer service at 312.795.1101 to register for both seminars.

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    Fidelity and Surety Roundtable
    Gleacher Center
    Chicago, IL

    The Fidelity and Surety Roundtable focuses exclusively on important legal issues involving fidelity and surety claims and litigation. We are excited about the ethics presentation this year, which will address limitations on enforcing a surety’s rights. Plus, it is great to earn an ethics CLE credit. The size of the seminar encourages lively group participation from the many surety company representatives and attorneys who attend. Also, meet and socialize with other attendees at the networking dinner Thursday night and the Friday afternoon social event in Chicago.
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    Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability

    Westin Washington D.C. City Center
    Washington, DC

    Bad faith claims against insurance companies continue to evolve, with potentially devastating consequences. DRI’s Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar is the preeminent program for insurance executives, claims professionals, and outside counsel who specialize in bad faith insurance litigation. You will hear from some of the nation’s leading bad faith defense lawyers, who have a long history of winning these difficult cases, as well as many of the in-house professionals who manage significant bad faith litigation and industry consultants who assist with these cases across the country, and beyond. This seminar can attract record numbers, so we invite you to register early. Then, come enjoy this exceptional CLE and networking opportunity and the sights and sounds of Washington, D.C.

     


     

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    Hogan Lovells
    Paris, France

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    Diversity for Success
    Sheraton New Orleans
    New Orleans, LA

    The DRI Diversity and Inclusion Committee invites you to New Orleans for the 14th annual Diversity for Success Seminar and Corporate Expo. This seminar will include an honest and frank conversation about the ongoing struggle for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. The program will discuss strategies for overcoming the roadblocks faced by diverse law firm attorneys and for utilizing support from our corporate friends in implementing those strategies. You will learn what corporate clients are looking for when you make a pitch for business and be able then to utilize those skills in your expo interviews on Friday.
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    Young Lawyers

    Hilton Nashville Downtown
    Nashville, TN

    Welcome to Nashville, Music City and home to some of the best barbeque there is! This seminar is jam-packed with sessions to teach young lawyers practical skills while giving them ample opportunities to develop and grow meaningful, career-rocketing relationships. Join like-minded, enthusiastic young lawyers not only to develop critical skills, but also to create genuine friendships with top attorneys from around the country. Hear from engaging in-house and outside counsel alike on key issues such as voir dire techniques, making compelling opening statements and persuasive closing arguments, interfacing with the news media on behalf of your client, and more!

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    Trucking Law Primer

    Hilton Nashville Downtown
    Nashville, TN

    The DRI Trucking Law Committee is hosting a defense litigation primer on how to try a trucking case, designed for young lawyers and those new to the practice area. This dynamic presentation centers on a trucking trial, with interactive segments that will include instruction, demonstration, and feedback from attendees. Experienced attorneys will guide attendees through a common trucking accident fact pattern and demonstrate trial methods and techniques used for effective representation of a trucking client at trial. With the opportunity for participants to engage in breakouts and analysis, this is a primer not to be missed!
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    Appellate Advocacy
    Loews Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    This program will benefit all attorneys interested in appellate practice. All appellate practitioners, including seasoned appellate advocates, attorneys looking to branch into or build an appellate practice, and young lawyers, will learn relevant and practical skills to apply to their daily work. Moderators will pose thought-provoking questions and hypotheticals to panels of distinguished judges, practitioners, and academics who will share their knowledge of appellate practice, business development, legal writing, records on appeal, appeals of injunctions, and judicial recusal. As a bonus, the committee is teaming up with the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence (NFJE) to provide two sessions of joint programming and a joint networking reception at the conclusion of the seminar.
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    Strictly Automotive

    Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square
    Columbus, OH

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    Nursing Home ALF Litigation

    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Chicago, IL

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    Asbestos Medicine

    Westin Boston Waterfront
    Boston, MA

     

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    Professional Liability
    Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
    New York, NY
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    Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium
    Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
    New York, NY