News 2003

August 28 : April 30

August 28, 2003

  • Common Good reports that the idea of a specialized tribunal to hear medical malpractice claims is catching on in certain circles. Click HERE for further details.

April 30, 2003

  • The Litigation Practice Group hosted a conference, The New Class Action Targets: Are Class Actions Undermining Regulation in the Fields of Financial Services, High Technology, and Telecommunications? on October 30, 2002. The transcripts are now available for each of the panels (please click on the panel title below to access the transcript.

    Panel 1: Are Class Action Lawyers Systematically Targeting Regulated Industries?
    Featuring: William P. Barr, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Verizon Communications; John Beisner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP; Barbara Hart, Goodkind Labaton Rudoff & Sucharow LLP and Rick Lazio, President & CEO, The Financial Services Forum as moderator. (PDF)

    Panel 2: Regulators' Roundtable

    Featuring: Bill Kovacic, General Counsel, Federal Trade Commission; John A. Rogovin, Deputy General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission; Lee Covington, Director, Ohio Department of Insurance Moderator: Neal Wolin, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Hartford Financial Services as moderator. (PDF)



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