American Conference Institute’s 16th National Advanced Forum on

Asbestos Claims & Litigation West

Thursday, January 30 to Friday, January 31, 2014
Hilton San Francisco Financial District, San Francisco, CA



Honorable Judges:

Hon. Victor J. DiNubile, Jr.
Philadelphia Ct. C.P.
The Honorable Harry A. Hanna
Presiding Judge of Asbestos Litigation
Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
The Honorable Janis Graham Jack
United States District Judge
United States District Court -- Southern District of Texas
Hon. Richard Klein (ret.)
The Dispute Resolution Institute
The Honorable Sandra Mazer Moss
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
The Honorable Richard S. Schmidt
Bankruptcy Judge
United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas
The Honorable Allan L. Tereshko
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
The Honorable Alan C. Torgerson (Ret.)
Magistrate Judge
US District Court‚ District of New Mexico
The Honorable Patrick J. Walsh
Magistrate Judge
US District Court‚ Central District of California
The Honorable Michael J. Watanabe
Magistrate Judge
United States District Court, District of Colorado

Speakers:

Ms. Stephanie Schrandt Boone
SVP, SR Corporate Solutions
Swiss Re
Mark A. Behrens, Esq.
Partner
Shook‚ Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Ms. Ingrid K. Campagne
Partner
Walsworth Franklin Bevins & McCall‚ LLP
Geoffrey M. Davis
Partner
K&L Gates LLP
Rodney L. Eshelman
Partner
Carroll Burdick & McDonough
John D. Feeney
Senior Trial Counsel
Union Pacific Railroad Company
Mr. Michael L. Fox
Partner
Sedgwick LLP
Arthur L. Frank, MD‚ PhD
Professor, Chair, Emeritus School of Public Health Environmental and Occupational Health
Drexel University
Shannon H. Gaffney, PhD, MHS, CIH
Managing Health Scientist
Cardno ChemRisk
Robert D. Goodman
Partner
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Russell B. Gregg
Senior Corporate Counsel, Complex & Emerging Risks Claims
Liberty Mutual Group
Bill Hake
Managing Partner
Hake Law
Thomas Hesterberg, PhD, MBA
Principal Toxicologist
Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health LLC
Mr. Edward Hugo
Partner
Brydon Hugo & Parker
Jeremy D. Huie, Esq.
Partner
Bassi‚ Edlin‚ Huie & Blum LLP
Alice Sacks Johnston
Partner
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP
Donald R. Kinsley
Director
Maron Marvel Bradley & Anderson‚ LLC
Mr. Craig T. Liljestrand
Partner
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Mr. William F. Mahoney
Partner
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney
Mr. Jason D. Melichar
Attorney at Law
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
David A. Oliver
Partner
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP (Houston)
Dean A. Olson
Partner
Morris‚ Polich & Purdy LLP
Michael J. Pietrykowski
Partner
Gordon & Rees LLP
Stewart S. Richmond, Jr.
Manager, Claims
RiverStone Claims Management LLC
Coreen A. Robbins, MHS, PhD, CIH
Principal
Veritox, Inc.
Ms. Tracie L. Rose
Principal
ENVIRON International Corporation
Todd E. Schwartz
Partner
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
James N. Sinunu
Partner
Sinunu Bruni LLP
Paul Slater
Senior Counsel
General Electric Company
Steven D. Smelser
Partner
Yukevich & Cavanaugh
Ross Stomel
Partner
Shrader & Associates‚ l.l.p.
Mr. Gary Svirsky
Partner
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
John Tammes, J.D., ARM, SCLA
Risk Analyst, Enterprise Risk Management
Zurich North America
Charles A. Weaver, III, PhD
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Baylor University
Mr. George D. Yaron
Partner
Yaron & Associates