Join us as we celebrate 25 years of ACI’s Annual Conference on Drug & Medical Device Litigation.

Truly the only event of its kind to stand the test of time, ACI’s Drug and Medical Device Litigation conference has united the greatest minds of the pharmaceutical and medical device product liability defense bar for the last quarter century. Designed for masters-level strategy sharing, and bringing together hundreds of industry leaders each year from both in house, private practice and government, this is the only forum at which to gain essential winning life sciences product liability litigation strategies.

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Esteemed Judges & Government Enforcers



Companies on the Faculty & Advisory Board



Days of Networking

Over 450 attended the 2019 event, including representatives from such leading life sciences companies as:

  • Abbvie
  • Abiomed
  • Allergan
  • American Regent
  • Amneal Pharmaceuticals
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bausch Health
  • Bayer
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company
  • Biogen
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim
  • Bracco Diagnostics
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Cardinal Health
  • Carestream Health
  • Daiichi Sankyo
  • Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals
  • Galderma
  • Genetech
  • GTI
  • GSK
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • LivaNova
  • Medtronic
  • Mylan
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Nuvasive
  • Olympus Corporation
  • PDL BioPharma
  • Pfizer
  • Purdue Pharma
  • Sage Therapeutics
  • Sandoz
  • Sanofi
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Teleflex
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • UCB
  • W.L. Gore

See why 450+ professionals attend each year to network and discuss actionable strategies to surmount new litigation challenges.

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Exceptional In-House

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


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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

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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.”


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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

In-house counsel for:

Pharmaceutical companies
Medical device companies
Biotech companies
Health care organizations

Attorneys practicing in:

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

We hope to see you in December! Register early and save with the Early Bird discount today!

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ACI’s Global Series of Life Sciences Conferences Bring together key sector stakeholders from around the globe to explore the most important trends impacting the many industries including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device/diagnostic, and FDA-regulated consumer products. Our events cover every facet of legal and business relevance as well as controversy. Learn More

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