NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Conference Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce the confirmed faculty for the 21st Annual Drug and Med conference (www.DrugandMed.com) on December 5-7, 2016 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. The complete agenda will be finalized by September, featuring over 50 speakers including more than 20 in-house counsel from drug and medical device companies. Additional speakers are added as the agenda becomes finalized.
What's new for 2016:
- New sessions and tracks including deep-dives into third-party funding of litigation, Lone Pine Orders revisited, updates on women's health litigation, 3D printing, biosimilars, and more.
- GC and CLO Roundtable. In this interactive session, learn what keeps industry leaders up at night when faced with a products liability action.
- Defense Counsel Only War Room: Closed to plaintiffs' counsel, join your peers for a state-of-the-industry analysis and candid discussion about the latest and greatest in opponent's tactics.
This year's lineup of speakers includes:
- The Honorable Ruben Castillo, Chief Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- The Honorable Michael J. Davis, Senior Judge, United States District Court, District of Minnesota
- The Honorable David R. Herndon, United States District Judge, Southern District of Illinois
- The Honorable John F. Keenan, Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
- The Honorable Carmen M. Ortiz, United States Attorney, District of Massachusetts
- Patricia A. Barbieri, Deputy General Counsel, Legal Affairs, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
- Courtney Camp Enloe, Chief Counsel, Litigation, McKesson
- Howard Cyr, Associate General Counsel, Teva Pharmaceuticals
- Greg A. Dadika, Associate General Counsel, Litigation, C. R. Bard, Inc.
- Lisa M. Dunkin, Senior Litigation Counsel, Zimmer Biomet
- Christopher P. Gramling, Assistant General Counsel – Litigation and Legal Compliance, Eli Lilly and Company
- Daniel Healey, Corporate Counsel, Pfizer Inc.
- James M. Holston, Managing Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Merck & Co., Inc.
- Cynthia J. Kretz, Vice President, General Counsel, Cook Group Incorporated
- James W. A. Ladner, Deputy General Counsel – Litigation & Investigations, St. Jude Medical, Inc.
- Leah L. Lorber, Assistant General Counsel, GlaxoSmithKline
- Connie Matteo, Assistant General Counsel, Pfizer Inc.
- Sarah M. Padgitt, Senior Counsel, Baxter International Inc.
- Michael P. Panagrossi, Associate General Counsel, Purdue Pharma L.P.
- Steve Phillips, Special Counsel, Medtronic, Inc.
- David N. Royster, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
- Richard W. Silbert, Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel, Purdue Pharma L.P.
- Michael R. Smith, Associate General Counsel, Olympus Corporation of the Americas
- Anthony P. Tinari, Vice President and General Counsel, Bracco Diagnostics Inc.
- Brennan J. Torregrossa, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, GlaxoSmithKline
- Jonathan A. Wasserman, Vice-President & Associate General Counsel, Bristol-Myers Squibb
For additional information about this conference, including the most up-to-date agenda, faculty list, and brochure can be accessed at www.DrugandMed.com.
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