HarrisMartin's MDL Conference: Fantasy Sports, Volkswagen, Porsche, and Pharmaceutical Litigation

Conference Agenda

Day 1, Wednesday, January 27, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast and Registration

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
The History of Online Gambling ... Will They Ever Learn?

Hunter Shkolnik, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, New York
W. Lewis Garrison Jr., Heninger, Garrison & Davis, LLC, Birmingham, AL
Taylor Bartlett, Heninger, Garrison & Davis, LLC, New York

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fanduel and DraftKings Fantasy Gaming

• Gambling vs. Skill?
John Priovolos, Lagos & Priovolos PLLC, Miami
Patrick S. Montoya, Colson Hicks Eidson, Coral Gables, FL

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
RICO and the Bigger Implications

Ervin A. Gonzalez, Colson Hicks Eidson, Coral Gables, FL
Robert K. Shelquist, Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P., Minneapolis
Christos Lagos, Lagos & Priovolos PLLC, Miami

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Insider Trading Game and Marketing

Jennifer Duffy, KamberLaw, Los Angeles
Alan C. Milstein, Sherman, Silverstein, Kohl, Rose & Podolsky, P.A., Moorestown, NJ
Jasper D. Ward, Jones Ward PLC, Louisville, KY

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Latest Trends in MDLs and the Role of Special Masters

• Judges and Special Masters Share Their Insight
Roger C. Denton, Schlichter Bogard & Denton, LLP, St. Louis

Hon. David R. Herndon, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, East St. Louis, IL
Hon. Daniel J. Stack, Aequitas Alternative Dispute Resolution, St. Louis
Randi S. Ellis, Special Master, Law Office of Randi Ellis, Baton Rouge, LA

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch with Keynote Speech: Ethical Case Acquisition in Mass Tort Litigation

Paul Napoli, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, New York
Adam Pulaski, Pulaski Law Firm L.L.C., Houston
Steve Nober, President/CEO, Consumer Attorney Marketing Group (CAMG), Woodland Hills, CA

Lunch Sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group

Consumer Attorney Marketing Group

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Volkswagen and Porsche MDL Litigation

• The VW/Porsche/Audi Family Tree
• RICO Issues
• Status of the Litigation
• Settlement, Mediation and the Injuries
Neil D. Overholtz, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, FL
Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, San Francisco
Joseph F. Rice, Motley Rice, Mount Pleasant, SC
Kevin R. Dean, Motley Rice, LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC
Jeffrey P. Harris, Statman, Harris & Eyrich LLC, Cincinnati
Amy Williams-Derry, Keller Rohrback Law Offices LLP, Seattle

2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Bard IVC

James J. McHugh Jr., Lopez McHugh LLP, Philadelphia
Joshua Mankoff, Lopez McHugh, LLP, Philadelphia

3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Brook Hollow

Brook Hollow

3:25 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
End Game Considerations in Mass Tort

Tate Johnson, Founding Partner, Brook Hollow Financial, Chicago

3:35 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Marketing Performance Details, Analysis & Best Practices

Steve Nober, President/CEO, Consumer Attorney Marketing Group (CAMG), Woodland Hills, CA

3:50 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Kristine K. Kraft, Schlichter Bogard & Denton, LLP, St. Louis
Timothy O'Brien, Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A., Pensacola, FL

4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Neil D. Overholtz, Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, FL
Scott S. Berger Jr., Ross Feller Casey, LLP, Philadelphia
Mark A. Hoffman, M.S., M.D., J.D., Ross Feller Casey LLP, Philadelphia

4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Emerging Cases: Onglyza, Viagra and "Just for Men" Hair Coloring

Timothy Clark, Sanders Phillips Grossman, LLC, Irvine, CA
John J. Driscoll, The Driscoll Firm, P.C., St. Louis
Richard W. Schulte, Wright & Schulte, L.L.C., Dayton, OH
Kristian Rasmussen, Cory Watson, Birmingham, AL
Troy F. Tatting, Robins Kaplan LLP, Minneapolis

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Networking Cocktail Reception

Networking Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Counsel Financial

Counsel Financial