Network with In-house Counsel From Automotive Companies, and Benchmark Litigation Strategies With Your Peers

2019 will mark the beginning of a new paradigm for Automotive Product Liability Litigation. Be prepared to address the new demands and legal and regulatory challenges the industry is facing. As new emerging technology for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles is developing at rapid speed to keep up with consumer demand, automotive companies are facing potential liabilities and unprecedented litigation risk. Class action litigation is spreading and the effects of recalls and MDL litigation from alleged defective components is also on the rise.

To make sense of all this—attend ACI’s 12th National Forum on Defending and Managing Automotive Product Liability Litigation on July 17-18, 2019 in Chicago. Gain practical knowledge on the latest legal and regulatory trends, developments, and case law in the automotive context.


In-House Faculty

Todd A. Croftchik
Todd A. Croftchik
Managing Counsel – Product Liability
Toyota Legal One c/o Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Christopher Ekren
Christopher Ekren
Global Technology Counsel
Sony Corporation of America
Glenn Jackson
Glenn Jackson
Counsel, Product Litigation
General Motors Company
Antony Klapper
Antony Klapper
Deputy General Counsel, Product Liability & Regulatory
Volkswagen Group of America
Jason D. Menges
Jason D. Menges
Assistant General Counsel and Director-Legal
Nissan North America, Inc.
Katherine Halpin Moor
Katherine Halpin Moor
Counsel, Product Litigation & Autonomous Vehicles
General Motors Company
Elizabeth Mykytiuk
Elizabeth Mykytiuk
Assistant General Counsel, Automotive Product Regulatory & Litigation
Volkswagen Group of America
Thomas N. Vanderford, Jr.
Thomas N. Vanderford, Jr.
Associate General Counsel, Executive Director, Litigation
Hyundai Motor America

New for 2019:

  • Comprehending lemon law litigation stemming from consumer fraud claims with a spotlight on California
  • Understanding the advancements in technology for AI, autonomous, and semi-autonomous vehicles
  • Anticipating direction from NHTSA on new regulations
  • Interpreting the proposed changes for Rule 30(b)(6) corporate deposition witnesses
  • Searching for newer and qualified experts for automotive cases
  • Addressing difficult class action litigation outcomes, fallout from recalls, and MDL litigation

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