Prestigious Mass Tort Conference Features Leading Women in Legal Profession April 3, 2017

NEW YORK – MARCH 14, 2017 – Winner of multiple awards for her achievements presiding over complex mass tort litigation, leading arbitrator, mediator, special master and judge Marina Corodemus will hold her Seventh Annual Mass Torts Judicial Forum with Hon. Corodemus (ret.). This is the first year Corodemus will preside over her highly-regarded event as a neutral with JAMS, the world’s largest arbitration and mediation company.

Produced by HB Litigation Conferences, the program takes place April 3 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York.

“I am proud of the outstanding reputation for professional education this conference has earned over the years,” Corodemus said. “This year I feature many of the most respected women in mass tort litigation — plaintiff and defense attorneys — as well as neutrals and judges.”

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“This is one of my favorite mass tort conferences,” JAMS neutral Cathy Yanni said, citing the “outstanding members from both sides of the aisle who participate in an open exchange of views and information.”

The faculty features:

Attorneys: Ariana J. Tadler, Milberg; Vicki Maniatis, Sanders Phillips Grossman; Karen Barth Menzies, Gibbs Law Group; Kelly E. Jones, Harris Beach; Robin L. Greenwald and Ellen Relkin, Weitz & Luxenberg; Sheila L. Birnbaum, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan; Wendy R. Fleishman, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein; Sara J. Gourley and Maja C. Eaton, Sidley; Chanda A. Miller, Drinker Biddle & Reath; Paul J. “P.J.” Cosgrove, Ulmer & Berne; Julia Reed Zaic, Heaviside Reed Zaic; Sara Schramm, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley; Kelly Strange Crawford, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti; Steven Skikos, Skikos Crawford Skikos & Joseph; Cheryl P. Vollweiler, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry; Jeffrey M. Pollock, Fox Rothschild; Christopher M. Placitella, Cohen Placitella Roth; Henry G. Garrard III, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard Ashley; Brenda Fulmer, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley.

Judges and Neutrals: Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (ret.), JAMS; Hon. Victor Ashrafi (ret.), Riker Danzig; Cathy Yanni, JAMS; U.S. Judge Gerald E. Rosen; Hon. Richard A. Levie (ret.), JAMS.

Academic: Prof. Jaime L. Dodge, Emory University School of Law.

Media: Melissa Hoffmann, ALM Global Newsroom and Anne Urda, Law360.

Also on the panel will be Lynn Greer of BrownGreer and Mark Eveland of Verus Claims Service.

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Brownie Bokelman
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