Actionable Strategies for Drug and Medical Device Products Liability Litigators and In-house Counsel

ACI’s Drug and Medical Device Litigation conference is the only event which brings together an exceptional in-house presence on the faculty, the top defense firms representing pharmaceutical and medical device companies, experienced jurists from around the country, the FDA, and the DOJ. Designed for both networking and masters-level strategy sharing, this is the leading forum at which to learn winning life sciences products liability litigation strategies.

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400+

Attendees

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10+

Esteemed Judges & Government Enforcers

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25+

Companies on the Faculty & Advisory Board

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3

Days of Networking

Meet the 2019 Co-Chairs:

Larissa A. Eustice

Larissa A. Eustice

Senior Legal Counsel
Bayer

“The ACI Drug & Medical Device Litigation conference brings together a top-notch faculty from pharma and medical device companies, private practice and government – and provides highly informative presentations that discuss cutting-edge issues relevant to all practitioners in this space. It’s by far the best one-stop shop to stay informed!”

Matthew L. Stennes

Matthew L. Stennes

Vice President, Chief Litigation & Investigations Counsel
Medtronic

“The ACI Drug and Med conference is a great opportunity to connect with other members of the products liability bar and get real-time and real-world information about mass tort litigation throughout the country. There is no better forum for leading edge thinking on today’s most pressing drug and med litigation challenges.”

Engage and Interact with Leading In-House Counsel from Top Drug & Device Companies:

2019 KEY FEATURES

Pre-Conference Workshops
December 9

TARGETTED THINK TANKS
Enhanced learning opportunities for seasoned practitioners and the next generation

  • Defense Counsel Only War Room
  • FDA 101 for Products Liability Litigators
  • ACI’s Advisory Board on The 3 C’s – Cost, Competency & Communication
  • “Next Gen” Boot Camp

Day 1
December 10

TWO NEW BREAKOUT TRACKS
In-depth coverage on the business and practice of drug and medical device products liability litigation

SPECIAL FOCUS SESSIONS
Advanced discussions on preemption, new FDA developments, emerging technologies, and AI

MDL CASE STUDY
Analyze the unique nuances of today’s three most significant MDLs

Day 2
December 11

JPML JUDICIAL INSIGHTS
Hear from Hon. Karen K. Caldwell on MDL practice and management

SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW
With a seasoned FDA expert witness

GOVERNMENT ENFORCERS ROUNDTABLE
Enforcement priorities and their link to the realm of drug and device litigations

WHAT SETS US APART?

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Exceptional In-House
Participation

Your once-a-year opportunity to brainstorm with top in-house counsel including General Counsel and Chief Litigation Officers from diverse pharmaceutical and medical device companies and members of the products liability defense bar

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Strengthen Relationships & Establish New Connections

Network and brainstorm with the Who’s Who of the products liability defense bar from leading litigators in the field as well as from over 25 in-house counsel responsible for handling litigation on behalf of the country’s top life sciences companies

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The Most Relevant,
Forward-thinking Content

Join in high-level sessions focused on your most pressing challenges and opportunities

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Federal and State Judges and
Government Enforcers

Gain a 360 degree view of products liability litigation from all the key stakeholders

WHAT PAST ATTENDEES HAVE TO SAY

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“There is no better forum for leading edge thinking on today’s most pressing drug and med litigation challenges.”

Director, Government Investigations, Merck & Co., Inc.

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“I enjoy attending ACI’s Drug and Med because of the quality presentations, and the interaction with the lawyers and clients that I’ve had the opportunity to work with for so many years.”

Goodell DeVries Leech & Dann LLP

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“The ACI Drug and Med conference is a great opportunity to connect with other members of the products liability bar and get real-time and real-world information about mass tort litigation throughout the country.”

Senior Counsel Litigation/Investigations, GE Healthcare

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“I attend ACI’s Drug and Med because it’s an opportunity to meet and reconnect with colleagues who are both my peers at other law firms and clients. I found the presentation on attorney advertising to be very helpful.”

DLA Piper LLP

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“Attending this conference is an opportunity to see both one’s clients as well as counsel from other firms with whom one works on a regular basis usually via email or phone but rarely in person, so you get to see these people at least once a year which is important.”

Mayer Brown LLP

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“ACI’s Drug and Med conference is informative and attracts top professionals year after year, giving you the opportunity to develop lasting professional and personal relationships.”

Danaher Lagnese PC

See why 400+ professionals attend each year to network and discuss actionable strategies to surmount new litigation challenges.

WHO YOU WILL MEET

In-house counsel for:

  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical device companies
  • Biotech companies
  • Health care organizations

Attorneys practicing in:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Drug and medical devices
  • Products liability
  • Mass tort
  • Complex and multidistrict litigation healthcare

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Event Contacts

Sponsorship Opportunities:

American Conference Institute
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Media Partnership Opportunities:

Linda Lam
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Programme Information and Speaking:

Nicole Pitti
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Hotel

New York Marriott Marquis

1535 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036
1-877-303-0104 (Toll Free) or 1-212-398-1900

Accommodations:

The American Conference Institute is pleased to offer our delegates a negotiated rate for hotel rooms at New York Marriott Marquis. To take advantage of these rates, please contact the hotel directly on or before Monday, November 18, 2019 (before 5:00 p.m. local time at the hotel) and quote "ACI's Drug & Med Conference".

Please note that guestroom rate is subject to availability.

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