MIAMI, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael K. Rozen of Feinberg Rozen – the team assigned to oversee the administration of the BP oil spill compensation fund – has joined the faculty of the conference titled "Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage" taking place Nov. 4-5, 2010, in Miami, HB Litigation Conferences CEO Tom Hagy announced.
Chairing the event is the same leadership panel that presided over the HB conference in June which drew 250 lawyers, experts, in-house counsel and other interested parties. They are: Richard Faulk of Gardere Wynne Sewall; Mike Papantonio of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor; Philip Silverberg of Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass; Lorelie Masters of Jenner & Block; and Perry Weitz of Weitz & Luxenberg.
"New information from a presidential commission investigating the disaster -- calling into question BP's and Haliburton's conduct with regard to test data surrounding the stability of the cement used on the Macondo well -- will be discussed at the conference," Hagy said.
In addition to Rozen and the chairing panel, speakers include: Scott Summy, Baron & Budd; Ervin Gonzalez, Colson Hicks Eidson; Stephen Herman, Herman Herman Katz & Cotlar; Robin Greenwald, Weitz & Luxenberg; Keith Lynott, McCarter & English; John D.S. Gilmour, Jackson, Gilmour & Dobbs; Arthur R. Crivella, Crivella West; Suzanne Ilene Schiller, Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox; Brent Coon, Brent Coon Associates; Chip Merlin, Merlin Law Group; John Kilpatrick, PhD, Greenfield Advisors; Michael Webster, CPA, Meaden & Moore; Tee L. Guidotti, MD, MPH, DABT, NMAS Group; Kenneth W. Smith, Sheller PC; Gary Mason, Mason LLP; Stuart Gerson, Epstein Becker & Green; Christopher Kende, Cozen & O'Connor; Marta Alfonso, CPA, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra; Emma Elizabeth Antin Daschbach, Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert; Dale Hausman, Wiley Rein; Selena Linde, Dickstein Shapiro; and Christina Carroll, McKenna Long & Aldridge.
Service providers present at the program will include: Brook Hollow Financial; Greenfield Advisors; Crivella West; U.S. Legal Support; Jeff Kichaven (mediator); SWAPE; Merrill Corp.; and Golkow Technologies.
The "Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage" conference will be held at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach. For more information, contact HB by phone at (484) 324-2755 x212 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit HB's website – www.LitigationConferences.com – for the latest details on the program.
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