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Date Jan 21 - 22, 2015
Location New York
Now in its second successful year, American Conference Institute’s Advanced Forum on False Claims and Qui Tam Enforcement provides the latest guidance on how to protect your organization and clients from potential huge penalties arising from Federal and State False Claims litigation. This conference will be held in New York which is known as one of the most aggressive states in false claims enforcement and the only state who is investigating tax qui tam cases. This advanced program includes expert speakers from in-house counsel, the false claims bar and the government. This comprehensive two-day forum has been uniquely developed for in-house counsel, chief compliance officers and private practitioners to discuss practical tools for investigating, defending and settling these cases. You will hear from companies that have settled FCA cases, and how they have strengthened their compliance programs and internal systems.
Date Jan 22 - 23, 2015
Location Philadelphia
The nation’s premier conference on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims returns for its 17th year on January 22-23, 2015 in Philadelphia. Led by an unparalleled faculty of in-house industry experts, renowned jurists, cutting edge medical professionals, and renowned plaintiff and defense attorneys.
Date Jan 27 - 28, 2015
Location New York
Be a part of the nation’s leading EPLI forum. ACI’s 22nd installment returns to New York City with speakers from across the nation to help you identify new opportunities in the market, minimize exposure to EPL risks, defend against the newest claims, and reduce litigation and settlement costs.
Date Jan 29 - 30, 2015
Location Miami
It has never been more essential to be well versed in all the new nuances involved in defending against and managing the latest wage and hour claims and class actions. Come join your colleagues and clients at the nation’s premier wage and hour forum and hone your skills and strategies needed to keep pace with this rapidly changing area of law, manage and defend against new and innovative claims, and prepare for emerging regulations and evolving enforcement priorities. American Conference Institute’s 23rd National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions will provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to convene with expert in-house counsel from Citigroup, Federal Express Corp., Nordstrom, Ryder System Inc., Bank of America, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Wells Fargo, Interval International, Masco Corporation, Covidien, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Mayo Clinic, Marsh & McLennan, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Kaplan, Honda North America, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, U.S. Bank, ACE, IBM Corporation, PSEG Services and more, as well as renowned federal and state judges, top government officials, and leading outside defense counsel from around the nation, who will provide you with expert advice, insider strategies, and comprehensive updates.
Date Feb 26 - 27, 2015
Location New Orleans
ACI's Recreation, Leisure, and Amusement Park Compliance and Litigation conference is the only event on the market devoted to helping legal professionals manage litigation risks that are prevalent in the recreation and leisure industries. This event will ensure that professionals in the recreation and leisure industries are up-to-date with their legal strategies in order to prevent and defend lawsuits. The event will also provide in-depth analysis on managing the legal hurdles faced by companies. This exciting conference brings together the top attorneys and senior business executives who will share with you their insights on overcoming the challenges impacting the recreation and leisure industry. Leading practitioners will pinpoint the biggest vulnerabilities while also helping you develop practical strategies to overcome the main risks — from employment issues to ADA compliance. This program will also feature an exclusive In-House Roundtable to provide delegates with the opportunity to hear how in-house counsel overcame unforeseen obstacles impacting their recreation and leisure facility. Attendees will also have the unique opportunity to participate at the State Regulators’ Panel and hear regulators speak on pressing matters, such as investigations and inspections.
Date Apr 14 - 15, 2015
Location Chicago
Expert strategies for leading in-house and outside counsel on litigating today's key issues involving benefit plans, plan investments, and fiduciaries

LinkedIn Testimonials

  • Scott Hecht
    Scott Hecht, Attorney/Partner at Stinson Morrison Hecker

    Kansas City, Missouri Area

    I've both attended and presented at ACI's Employee Benefits Plan Conference. ACI's speakers and the information provided are first-rate, addressing timely and important topics faced by counsel and industry professionals.
    • April 29, 2011
  • Robert Spencer
    Robert Spencer, Director Talent Mgt and Inclusion at Entergy

    Greater New Orleans Area

    I recommend this product
    • April 4, 2011
  • Rick Betterley
    Rick Betterley, President at Betterley Risk Consultants, Inc.

    Greater Boston Area

    I have attended each of the 15 EPLI conferences (as both speaker and attendee). One of its most valuable features is the balance of legal and insurance presentations and participation. Highly recommended.
    • April 20, 2011
  • Paul DeCamp
    Paul DeCamp, Partner at Jackson Lewis LLP

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    ACI's Wage and Hour Conferences are always cutting-edge, featuring the most important issues and the latest developments. The speakers are leaders in the field, and the insights into the strategies and concerns of top defense, plaintiff-side, and in-house counsel are invaluable. My entire practice is devoted to wage and hour litigation and counseling, and I wouldn't miss these conferences.
    • May 8, 2011
  • Nancy Pridgen
    Nancy Pridgen, Partner at Monnolly, Pridgen, Colon-Machargo & Ellenberg, LLC

    Greater Atlanta Area

    The ACI ERISA Litigation and EPLI conferences are excellent.
    • March 8, 2012
  • Mike Newman
    Mike Newman, Partner and Chair of Labor and Employment Appellate Practice Group at Dinsmore & Shohl

    Cincinnati Area

    I have spoken on ERISA topics at two ACI Employment & Benefits Conferences, and came away very impressed. The topics were well thought out; the speakers were from a wide range of in-house corporations and well respected law firms around the country as well as the Federal Judiciary; and the program materials included great take-aways. ACI runs these programs very well and at great locales.
    • February 22, 2011
  • Michael Hannan
    Michael Hannan, Partner at Thompson, Slagle & Hannan, LLC

    Greater Atlanta Area

    I recommend this product
    • January 18, 2011
  • Kurt Kappes
    Kurt Kappes, Co-Managing Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP

    Sacramento, California Area

    I have attended ACI's trade secret conference a number of times, and co-chaired one. ACI does an excellent job lining up first rate, topical speakers, and covering the various issues that arise in trade secret disputes. I came away from the conferences with a better understanding of in-house counsel's perspective regarding these cases, and enjoyed sharing ideas with other practitioners in this area.
    • February 23, 2011
  • Joni Mason
    Joni Mason, Senior Vice President at Chartis

    Greater New York City Area

    As a co-chair and speaker at ACI's EPLI conferences, I can recommend the conference as providing insightful commentary from balanced viewpoints in the industry. I'm always honored to be included with the group of presenters that the conference attracts and always come away with valuable knowledge and new professional relationships.
    • May 3, 2011
  • John W. Hamlin
    John W. Hamlin, Chief Employment Counsel at Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

    Greater New York City Area

    I have attended a number of ACI employment conferences, which provide a great opportunity to get expert perspectives and current information on timely issues.
    • March 2, 2012
  • Joe Starr
    Joe Starr, Owner at Starr, Butler, Alexopoulos & Stoner, PLLC

    Greater Detroit Area

    I've attended this conference every year since 2005. I'll be there again this year (January 25-26, 2011) as a speaker on a panel discussing EPLI and social networking. It's a first rate conference and I recommend it.
    • December 22, 2010
  • Joe Liburt
    Joe Liburt,

    San Francisco Bay Area

    I recommend this product
    • May 2, 2011
  • Joe English - Lawyer Representing Employers
    Joe English - Lawyer Representing Employers, Trusted Advisor for Management and Executives at Taylor English Duma LLP -- the "purpose-built law firm"

    Greater Atlanta Area

    I have attended this conference several times, and look forward to attending again this year. The speakers are first-rate, and the topics are very timely.
    • December 22, 2010
  • Joe English
    Joe English, Employment law attorney at Taylor English Duma LLP -- the "purpose-built law firm"

    Greater Atlanta Area

    I have attended this conference several times, and look forward to attending again this year. The speakers are first-rate, and the topics are very timely.
    • December 22, 2010
  • Doug Hinson
    Doug Hinson, partner at Alston & Bird

    Greater Atlanta Area

    • February 21, 2011
  • Derek Windham
    Derek Windham,

    San Francisco Bay Area

    I recommend this product
    • May 13, 2011
  • Debra Linder
    Debra Linder, Shareholder at Fredrikson & Byron

    Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

    I recommend this product
    • March 29, 2011
  • Chris Rillo
    Chris Rillo, Partner at Schiff Hardin LLP

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    As a full time benefits litigator, the ACI ERISA Litigation Conference, which I have twice co-chaired, is clearly the best continuing legal education program addressing complex benefits litigation issue. The program features leading practitioners and judicial officers whom are actually facing cutting edge issues. Unlike other programs which feature the same itinerary every year, ACI conferences are carefully planned and tailored to address the most pressing topics. If you practice in this field or need current information on recent developments, you need to attend this program.
    • February 28, 2011
  • Brian Shahum
    Brian Shahum,

    Greater New York City Area

    I was very excited and honored to present at the 2011 EPLI Conference. I highly recommend the conference as a way to gain first hand knowledge from industry leaders. The other great benefit of the conference is the networking. So many talented people in our industry attend its a great way to interact with them.
    • May 7, 2011
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    I recommend this product
    • April 4, 2011

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