Food and Beverage Litigation: Recent Trends, Issues, and Challenges Explored!
Recording Available: Tuesday, November 24, 2020
In recent years, the food and beverage industry has been the focus of food-related disputes and class action lawsuits brought by various claims including product labeling, consumer fraud, price gouging, and foodborne illnesses. These developments as well as notable court decisions continue to shape the litigation landscape. Furthermore, federal agencies and state and local governments are also taking steps to respond to the rising threat of the COVID-19 pandemic in the industry.
With these prevailing risks and challenges, food companies, manufacturers, and their counsel must be abreast of emerging developments in all aspects. They must also ensure effective and efficient litigation strategies to successfully win in this type of lawsuit.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and distinguished professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they provide an in-depth discussion of the notable trends and updates in food and beverage litigation. Speakers, among other things, will discuss critical issues and challenges during the COVID-19 crisis and offer the best litigations strategies in this unprecedented time.
This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following:
- Food and Beverage Litigation: Trends and Statistics
- Notable Cases and Court Rulings
- COVID-19 Implications
- Mitigating Red Flags
- Best Litigation Practices
- 2021 Outlook
Williams & Connolly LLP
Who Should Attend:
- Food and Beverage Manufacturers/Retailers/Distributors
- Food and Beverage Lawyers
- Food Quality Assurance Managers
- Food Technologists
- In-House Counsel
David Horniak litigates complex, high-stakes civil and criminal cases around the country at both the trial and appellate levels. Among other things, he regularly represents food and beverage clients in litigation involving state consumer protection law claims, and frequently advises them on litigation-related matters.
David received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude, was a member of the Order of the Coif, and served as an editor of the Michigan Law Review. Following law school, David clerked in Seattle for Judge Ronald M. Gould of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit before joining Williams & Connolly in 2010. He lives in the District of Columbia with his wife and three sons.
David Horniak litigates complex, high-stakes civil and criminal cases around the country at both the trial and appellate levels. Among …
Dan Gerber, a partner at RumbergerKirk, represents clients in the areas of toxic tort, class actions, commercial litigation, product liability and governmental affairs. He handles complex cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States, having brought cases to successful resolution by trial or settlement in the federal and state courts of more than fifteen states.
He has decades of experience representing clients in the food and beverage industry in class actions, consumer fraud, and mass tort claims. Dan has represented clients from coast-to-coast in matters involving food, dietary supplement, alcoholic beverage, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic products.
Dan Gerber, a partner at RumbergerKirk, represents clients in the areas of toxic tort, class actions, commercial litigation, product liability …
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