Legal Series: Product Liability for 2014 and Beyond

Broadcast Date: Monday, September 29, 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET)
corporate law
William Martin
Eric A. Rubel
Colin K. Kelly
Anna Aven Sumner
Geoffrey Drake
Dr. Stephanie Plancich


About Haight Brown and Bonesteel LLP

Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP has been recognized as a leading law firm in California for over 75 years.  From civil litigation to business transactions, Haight provides practical and effective resolution advice to the most perplexing disputes, ranging from early mediation to complete preparation and trial.  The firm provides services through more than 65 lawyers practicing in the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Riverside and San Diego.

Haight assists its clients in a variety of practice areas including: appellate; business solutions; construction; elder care; employment & labor; environmental law & toxic tort; food safety; general liability; product liability; professional liability; public entity; insurance law and transportation law.  Our attorneys work in teams, regardless of location or practice group.


About Arnold & Porter LLP

Arnold & Porter LLP is an Am Law 100 international law firm providing counsel at the intersection of business, law and regulation. The firm’s attorneys practice in more than 30 distinct areas of the law. Arnold & Porter’s global reach, experience, and deep knowledge allows the firm to work across geographic, cultural, technological, and ideological borders, serving clients whose business needs require US, EU, or cross-border regulatory, litigation, and transactional services. The firm’s practice includes proactive compliance counseling, anticipating litigation, mitigating potential liability for criminal and civil actions by federal and state and authorities, and litigating at the trial, appellate, and Supreme Court levels. In the product liability area, the firm has extensive experience addressing sophisticated scientific, regulatory, and technical issues, and in litigating and trying individual personal injury claims and class actions. The firm is Chambers ranked in product liability and 38 other practice areas for 2014.


About Alston & Bird LLP

Alston & Bird is a leading national AmLaw 50 firm. The firm’s core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate and tax, with national industry focuses that include financial services, technology, health care, manufacturing, life sciences and energy.  The firm has built a reputation as one of the country’s best employers, appearing on FORTUNE magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” 15 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Research Triangle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.


About King & Spalding

Celebrating more than 125 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in 17 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at


About NERA Economic Consulting

NERA Economic Consulting ( is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.