In-House for Manufacturers and Suppliers Speak Out on Managing Outside Counsel, Reducing Costs, and Formulating Early Defense Strategy

June 15, 2017 9:00am


Nicole K. Schwieterman
Litigation Counsel
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Jason Erb
Assistant General Counsel
Hyundai Motor America

Donald R. Parshall Jr.
Senior Counsel
Nissan North America

James G. Derian
Corporate Counsel
Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC

David Dumas
Chief Counsel – Litigation
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Steve Taub
Assistant General Counsel
U-Haul International Legal Department

Steve Grey
Chief Counsel - Product Legal
Isuzu North America, Inc.

Chris S. Egner
Attorney in the Global Expert Team, Product Liability/Product Integrity


H. Grant Law
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

  • Examining the Changing Landscape of Automotive Product Liability and the Newest Trends in Claims Being Asserted
  • Expertise and Coordination with Outside Counsel
  • Managing Legal Costs, Including Outside Counsel Fees
  • Case Evaluation
  • In-House Perspectives on Selection and Evaluation of Outside Counsel