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Online CLE Environmental Asbestos CLE

Cutting Edge Issues in the Environmental, Asbestos, and Talc Due Diligence Arenas

Live Webcast Date: Thursday, September 06, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
Commercial/Consumer Law (CLE)Tort (CLE)Recording

Online CLE Environmental Asbestos

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Environmental Asbestos Webinar. Join a panel of experienced environmental and product liability litigators assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of environmental due diligence and the defense of product liability claims. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies on dealing with the rapidly evolving legal climate of asbestos and talc litigation.

Some of the major key topics will include:

1) Environmental Due Diligence Beyond Permitting

  • Material Liability
  • Maritime Security
  • Robotics

2) Asbestos Due Diligence

  • Waves of Asbestos Litigation
  • New Products Incorporating Asbestos
  • New Cases Involving Neighborhood Exposure around Old Plants

3) Talc Due Diligence

  • Talc Use Issues
  • Talc Contamination with Asbestos
  • Implications for Talc Suppliers

Agenda

SEGMENT 1:
Harlan M. Doliner, Vice President, Legal-Compliance
Mabbett & Associates, Inc.

Environmental Due Diligence Beyond Permitting

  • Material Liability
  • Maritime Security
  • Robotics

SEGMENT 2:
Meghan Morgan, Associate
Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney

Asbestos Due Diligence

  • Waves of Asbestos Litigation
  • New Products Incorporating Asbestos
  • New Cases Involving Neighborhood Exposure around Old Plants

SEGMENT 3:
Jennifer A. Creedon, Partner
Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney

Talc Due Diligence

  • Talc Use Issues
  • Talc Contamination with Asbestos
  • Implications for Talc Suppliers

Who Should Attend

  • Private Equity Investors
  • Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Risk Assessment Managers
  • Product Liability Attorneys
  • Environmental Attorneys

Online CLE Environmental Asbestos

SEGMENT 1:
Harlan M. Doliner, Vice President, Legal-Compliance
Mabbett & Associates, Inc.

Environmental Due Diligence Beyond Permitting

  • Material Liability
  • Maritime Security
  • Robotics

SEGMENT 2:
Meghan Morgan, Associate
Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney

Asbestos Due Diligence

  • Waves of Asbestos Litigation
  • New Products Incorporating Asbestos
  • New Cases Involving Neighborhood Exposure around Old Plants

SEGMENT 3:
Jennifer A. Creedon, Partner
Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney

Talc Due Diligence

  • Talc Use Issues
  • Talc Contamination with Asbestos
  • Implications for Talc Suppliers

Online CLE Environmental Asbestos

Online CLE Environmental Asbestos

Harlan M. DolinerVice President, Legal-ComplianceMabbett & Associates, Inc.

Mr. Doliner has over forty years of extensive experience as an environmental and marine technology attorney. As VP, Legal-Compliance at Mabbett & Associates, Inc., he focuses on corporate and real estate transaction risk evaluation and support; maritime technology and security issues; hazardous waste site reuse; strategic environmental risk-assessment, management and regulatory compliance; renewable energy (solar, wind and hydrokinetic); as well as directing the firm’s Marine Technology-Maritime Services Group. Mr. Doliner is the founding chairperson of the Environmental Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. He has also served as a Director of the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBCNE), and currently is a member of the Massachusetts Seaport Economic Council by appointment of Governor Baker. He is also the Immediate Past President and board member of MOTN, the Marine & Oceanographic Technology Network. Mr. Doliner is an adjunct professor for the Law Schools at Boston College and Roger Williams University, where he teaches the only law school level offshore renewable energy and maritime security courses in the United States. His peers elected him a Massachusetts SuperLawyer in 2004-2017; and a New England SuperLawyer in 2007, 2009, 2010­2016. Harlan was selected for inclusion in The International Who’s Who of Environmental Lawyers, 2011 and 2012.

J.D., Boston College Law School; B.A. and M.A., The Johns Hopkins University

Online CLE Environmental Asbestos

Meghan MorganAssociateMartin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney

Meghan Morgan focuses her practice on toxic tort, product liability, and general liability matters.  Prior to joining Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney, Meghan served as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.  Her work involved representing state agencies and officials in a broad range of civil litigation, including the defense of legal challenges to state regulations and decisions of state administrative agencies.  Meghan has prepared and argued cases in front of the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Superior Courts throughout the Commonwealth.

Meghan is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and received her law degree from Boston College Law School.  While in law school, Meghan taught an “Environmental Law & Policy” course to undergraduate students as a member of the Boston College faculty.

Online CLE Environmental Asbestos

Jennifer A. CreedonPartnerMartin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney

Jennifer Creedon is a trial attorney who represents large and small companies in asbestos litigation, product liability litigation, and business litigation, and has two decades of experience with these matters. Jen has defended toxic tort and product liability actions in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. She has served as local, regional and national counsel for companies involved in toxic tort litigation. She has served as local, regional, and national counsel for companies involved in toxic tort and asbestos litigation. Jen has been part of a national counsel team for a Fortune 500 company and designed national trial strategy, involving preparation of corporate and expert witnesses, and has drafted nationwide discovery.

Jen has defended product liability and toxic tort cases involving a wide range of chemicals, resins, paints, construction products, joint compounds and wallboards, roofing materials, floor tiles, refractory products, boilers, brakes and other automobile components, refineries, shipyards, and industrial and chemical premises. Jen has an in-depth understanding of regulations, industry standards, state-of-the-art defenses, industrial hygiene defenses, medical defenses, and experts in both product and premise based toxic tort litigation.

Jen has years of experience defending talc defendants and is poised to defend any company involved in the newly emerging talc litigation.  Jen is cognizant of the high stakes nature of this possible “next asbestos” and is vigilant in representing her clients to protect their reputation and interests.

Jen is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is routinely recognized both by the industry and her peers.  Following are some of the honors she has received in the recent past:  Recognized as a 2015 Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group; Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Product Liability Litigation-Defense;  Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow; and selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers.

For two years, Jen served as the BBA Tort Chair and has developed CLE programs in Massachusetts relating to product liability and toxic tort litigation.  Jen is a current member of the Board of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association.  Jen frequently writes and speaks on Mass Tort Litigation developments and best practices.


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Online CLE Environmental Asbestos

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   NONE

Course Code:
   147465

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    1.5 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Mabbett & Associates, Inc. (Mabbett®), established in 1980, is a US Department of Veterans Affairs verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), headquartered in Bedford, MA with offices in Rhode Island, New Jersey and Virginia. The firm provides comprehensive environmental, health and safety, and architectural-engineering design services to Federal, state and local agencies, and private commercial, institutional and industrial clients. www.mabbett.com

Website: https://www.mabbett.com/

Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney (MMM&K) is widely recognized as one of the leading civil trial firms in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. For the past sixty years, MMM&K attorneys have established a distinguished record of success at trial and on appeal. Working in both Massachusetts state and federal courts, as well as appearing before administrative agencies and engaging in alternative dispute resolution,

MMM&K attorneys represent clients in matters including product liability, asbestos/toxic torts, business litigation, and general civil litigation.

MMM&K attorneys’ achievements have garnered recognition from respected publications such as The Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News: Best Law Firms, Martindale-Hubbell, and Super Lawyers.

Website: https://www.mmmk.com/

Mr. Doliner has over forty years of extensive experience as an environmental and marine technology attorney. As VP, Legal-Compliance at Mabbett & Associates, Inc., he focuses on corporate and real estate transaction risk evaluation and support; maritime technology and security issues; hazardous waste site reuse; strategic environmental risk-assessment, management and regulatory compliance; renewable energy (solar, wind and hydrokinetic); as well as directing the firm’s Marine Technology-Maritime Services Group. Mr. Doliner is the founding chairperson of the Environmental Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. He has also served as a Director of the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBCNE), and currently is a member of the Massachusetts Seaport Economic Council by appointment of Governor Baker. He is also the Immediate Past President and board member of MOTN, the Marine & Oceanographic Technology Network. Mr. Doliner is an adjunct professor for the Law Schools at Boston College and Roger Williams University, where he teaches the only law school level offshore renewable energy and maritime security courses in the United States. His peers elected him a Massachusetts SuperLawyer in 2004-2017; and a New England SuperLawyer in 2007, 2009, 2010­2016. Harlan was selected for inclusion in The International Who’s Who of Environmental Lawyers, 2011 and 2012.

J.D., Boston College Law School; B.A. and M.A., The Johns Hopkins University

Meghan Morgan focuses her practice on toxic tort, product liability, and general liability matters.  Prior to joining Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney, Meghan served as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.  Her work involved representing state agencies and officials in a broad range of civil litigation, including the defense of legal challenges to state regulations and decisions of state administrative agencies.  Meghan has prepared and argued cases in front of the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Superior Courts throughout the Commonwealth.

Meghan is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and received her law degree from Boston College Law School.  While in law school, Meghan taught an “Environmental Law & Policy” course to undergraduate students as a member of the Boston College faculty.

Jennifer Creedon is a trial attorney who represents large and small companies in asbestos litigation, product liability litigation, and business litigation, and has two decades of experience with these matters. Jen has defended toxic tort and product liability actions in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. She has served as local, regional and national counsel for companies involved in toxic tort litigation. She has served as local, regional, and national counsel for companies involved in toxic tort and asbestos litigation. Jen has been part of a national counsel team for a Fortune 500 company and designed national trial strategy, involving preparation of corporate and expert witnesses, and has drafted nationwide discovery.

Jen has defended product liability and toxic tort cases involving a wide range of chemicals, resins, paints, construction products, joint compounds and wallboards, roofing materials, floor tiles, refractory products, boilers, brakes and other automobile components, refineries, shipyards, and industrial and chemical premises. Jen has an in-depth understanding of regulations, industry standards, state-of-the-art defenses, industrial hygiene defenses, medical defenses, and experts in both product and premise based toxic tort litigation.

Jen has years of experience defending talc defendants and is poised to defend any company involved in the newly emerging talc litigation.  Jen is cognizant of the high stakes nature of this possible “next asbestos” and is vigilant in representing her clients to protect their reputation and interests.

Jen is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is routinely recognized both by the industry and her peers.  Following are some of the honors she has received in the recent past:  Recognized as a 2015 Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group; Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Product Liability Litigation-Defense;  Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow; and selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers.

For two years, Jen served as the BBA Tort Chair and has developed CLE programs in Massachusetts relating to product liability and toxic tort litigation.  Jen is a current member of the Board of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association.  Jen frequently writes and speaks on Mass Tort Litigation developments and best practices.

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