Personal Jurisdiction and Venue Disputes: Succeeding in a Changed Legal Environment
Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm EST
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- James M. Beck, Senior Life Sciences Policy Analyst, Reed Smith LLP, and founder, Drug & Medical Device Law blog
- Phil Goldberg, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. and Director, Center for Civil Justice, Progressive Policy Institute
Description: Previously relegated to law-school classroom debate, personal jurisdiction and venue are now front-of-mind issues for civil litigators. Our speakers will address how lower courts, and the plaintiffs’ bar, have responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent rebukes of forum shopping. They will also identify the open questions and possible loopholes in the new jurisprudence, and discuss strategic responses on how to obtain and keep a “home court” advantage.