TTLA 3rd Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Seminar
October 22 – 23, 2015
Royal Sonesta Hotel | 2222 West Loop South | Houston, Texas

 

Thursday, October 22, 2015

9:30 am Registration Opens
   
10:55 - 11:00 am Welcome Remarks
Erin Murphy – Lee Murphy Law Firm, Houston, TX
   
11:00 - 11:30 am  Topic to be Announced (.50 hr)
Lisa Blue 
–  Baron & Blue, Dallas TX
   
11:30 am - Noon How to Protect Yourself & Your Clients in Settlements (.50 hr)
Scott Freeman – The Settlement Alliance, Houston, TX
   
Noon - 12:30 pm Picking a Jury in Pharmaceutical Cases (.50 hr)
Sean Tracey – Tracey & Fox, Houston, TX
   
12:30 - 1:00 pm Break to Grab Lunch and Visit with Vendors
Introduction of Moderator/Speaker Jim Perdue, Jr. 
   
1:00 - 1:30 pm Building Themes from Case Evaluation through Trial (.50 hr)
Jim Perdue, Jr. – Perdue & Kidd, Houston, TX

 
   
1:30 - 2:30 pm Vaginal Mesh (1.00 hr)
Moderated by Erin Copeland – Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson, LLP, Houston, TX
Clayton Clark – Clark, Love & Hutson, Houston, TX
Dave Matthews – Matthews and Associates, Houston, TX
Aimee Wagstaff – Andrus Wagstaff, Lakewood, CO
Tom Cartmell – Wagstaff & Cartmell, Kansas City, MO
   
2:30 - 3:00 pm Ethical Lead Generation (.50 hr ethics)
Adam Pulaski – Pulaski Law Firm, Houston, TX
Matthew S. Daniel – Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, Dallas, TX
   
3:00 - 3:20 pm Break
   
3:20 - 4:10 pm Current Trends in Mass Torts (.83 hr)
(Xarelto, Zofran, Actos, IVC Filters, Testosterone Litigation, Morcellators, and Bair Hugger)

Ed Blizzard – Blizzard & Nabers, Houston, TX
Doug Monsour – Monsour Law Firm, Longview, TX
   
4:10 - 4:50 pm Winning Pharma Lawsuits (.67 hr)
John Eddie Williams 
– Williams Kherkher, Houston TX
   

5:00 pm

Welcome Cocktail Reception
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Uptown Houston

   
9:30 pm - 1:00 am After-hours Party
Hughes Hangar, 2811 Washington Ave., Houston
   
 
Friday, October 23, 2015
   
9:55 - 10:00 am Moderator's Welcome Remarks
Jim Perdue, Jr. – Perdue & Kidd, Houston, Texas
   
10:00 - 10:30 am Using Technology Effectively Inside & Outside the Courtroom
(.50 hr)
Paul Kiesel – Kiesel Law, LLP, Beverly Hills, CA
   
10:30 - 11:00 am

Ethical Issues in Mass Tort Settlements (.50 ethics)
Lynne Liberato – Haynes & Boone, Houston, TX

William Feldman – Haynes & Boone, Houston, TX

   
11:00 - 11:15 am Break
   
11:15 - 12:05 pm Why Did You Lose? Lessons Learned From High Profile Losses
(.83 hr)
Moderated by Scott Love – Clark, Love & Hutson, Houston, TX
Tommy Fibich – Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson, Houston, TX
Michael Gallagher – The Gallagher Law Firm, LLP, Houston, TX
Shelley Hutson – Clark, Love & Hutson, Houston, TX
John Boundas – Williams Kherkher, Houston, TX
Denman Heard – Heard Robins Cloud, Houston, TX
   
12:05 -12:45 pm Loftin and the Future of Drug Litigation in Texas (.67 hr)
Tommy Fibich – Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson, Houston, TX
Michael Gallagher – The Gallagher Law Firm, LLP, Houston, TX
   
12:45 pm Adjourn