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Federal Civil Practice Update 2010: A Practical Guide to New Developments, Procedures and Strategies

Loeb & Loeb LLP is pleased to announce that partner Jeremy D. Margolis will be a speaker at the upcoming Practising Law Institute seminar, "Federal Civil Practice Update 2010: A Practical Guide to New Developments, Procedures and Strategies."

 

From the PLI website:

 

Why You Should Attend

 

Are you up-to-date on all the new developments in federal civil practice? At PLI’s Federal Civil Practice Update 2010, a faculty of some of the nation’s preeminent law practitioners, in-house counsel, and judges will discuss and analyze the most important recent developments in federal civil practice, and the impact of these new developments on your clients’ cases and strategy.

Once again, the program will include the popular “The View from the Bench” following each presentation, so attendees can hear the perspectives of the federal judges and have their questions answered.

What You Will Learn

Some of the many interesting topics to be covered include:

  • Recent changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

  • A practical guide to managing electronic evidence

  • New developments in the attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine:

  • Class action litigation: recent Supreme Court and other important decisions, legal strategies that have emerged in the wake of the Class Action Fairness Act, waivers and arbitration

  • Strategies for handling civil litigation and concurrent government (regulatory/Department of Justice) investigations

  • The views of in-house corporate counsel: keys to a successful relationship with outside litigation counsel

  • Alternative dispute resolution: when ADR is the better venue; strategies for winning an arbitration

  • Current ethical issues: the lawyer as whistleblower

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for both in-house and outside counsel with some experience in federal civil practice.