Agenda

Choose Your Path. Attend Any Session at Any Time.

The MTMP multi-track agenda allows for sessions to run concurrently, and attendees are able to move easily from one track to another. This format allows attendees to maximize their ability to choose the sessions that are of most importance to their practice. Here is a description of the various tracks:

Business of law

Hear from leaders in the legal services industry as they share their insights as to what is new and trending in legal products and services.

Class Actions

If you are already involved in class actions, or looking to expand your practice to include class actions, this program will give you everything you need to know.

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Litigation

The main heart of the program, the litigation track is comprised of sessions covering individual mass tort projects, such as Hernia Mesh, Military Earplugs, Roundup, Talcum Powder, Valsartan.

Nuts & Bolts

If you are an attorney just learning about mass torts or class actions, or attending MTMP for the first time, or if you are a paralegal who supports a mass tort practice, this program is the perfect primer for you.

* Agenda subject to change

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  • Litigation
  • Business of Law
  • Nuts & Bolts
  • Class Actions
Apr
22nd
Business of Law
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
7:00 am Registration Latour Foyer
7:00 am Continental Breakfast Co-sponsored by Counsel Financial Exhibit Hall
8:00 am Getting Creative with Financing: The Latest Options Latour 5-7
8:30 am Beyond Mass Torts: Monetizing Your Single Event Firm Moderator: Seth Price Latour 5-7
9:30 am Innovate or Die Latour 5-7
10:00 am Why Financing Your Firm Is the Right Thing to Do Latour 5-7
10:30 am Morning Break Co-sponsored by Counsel Financial Exhibit Hall
10:45 am Lead Generation for Mass Torts: New Insights Moderator: Seth Price Latour 5-7
11:30 am Digital Marketing Braintrust Moderator: Seth Price Latour 5-7
12:30 pm MTMP Europe Latour 5-7
1:00 pm Luncheon Co-sponsored by Counsel Financial Exhibit Hall & Margaux
2:00 pm It's the End of Marketing as We Know It and I Feel Fine Latour 5-7
2:15 pm Fighting for Justice and Serving Your Clients Latour 5-7
2:45 pm Lien Resolution & Settlement Administration Strategies for Better Client Outcomes Latour 5-7
3:15 pm Intake 24/7 and 365 Latour 5-7
3:30 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – How Firms Can Innovate and Take on Legacy Cases: A Conversation Margaux 2
4:00 pm Business of Law Track Adjourns
4:45 pm First-Time Attendees Networking Forum and Reception Co-hosted by Levin Papantonio and Ketterer Browne & Anderson Palmer
4:45 pm Women in Legal Leadership Reception Co-sponsored by Epiq Petrus 2
4:45 pm LGBTQ Networking Reception Sponsored by Levin Papantonio Petrus 1
6:00 pm Opening Night Gala Co-sponsored by X Social Media XS Nightclub
Apr
22nd
Nuts & Bolts
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
7:00 am Registration Latour Foyer
7:00 am Continental Breakfast Co-sponsored by Counsel Financial Exhibit Hall
8:00 am Welcome Mouton
8:15 am How to Identify a New Mass Tort Mouton
8:30 am Innovative Ways to Find Mass Tort Clients Moderator: Sara Williams Mouton
9:15 am Vetting Cases and Discovery Mouton
10:00 am Practical Ways to Get Involved with a Mass Tort Firm Mouton
10:15 am Morning Break Co-sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group Exhibit Hall
10:30 am The Nuts & Bolts of Class Actions Mouton
11:00 am Mass Tort Settlement Concepts Mouton
12:00 pm Luncheon Co-sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group Exhibit Hall & Margaux
1:00 pm Working with Experienced MDL Firms: The Judicial Perspective Mouton
1:45 pm International Service of Process: Cases with International Defendants Mouton
2:00 pm The Ethics of Advertising Mouton
2:30 pm Nuts & Bolts Track Adjourns
2:45 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – Striking Out on Your Own: Women-Owned Law Firms Moderator: Channa Lloyd Mouton
3:30 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – How Firms Can Innovate and Take on Legacy Cases: A Conversation Margaux 2
3:30 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – Truvada Margaux 1
4:00 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – Qui Tam Mouton
4:45 pm First-Time Attendees Networking Forum and Reception Co-hosted by Levin Papantonio and Ketterer Browne & Anderson Palmer
4:45 pm Women in Legal Leadership Reception Co-sponsored by Epiq Petrus 2
4:45 pm LGBTQ Networking Reception Sponsored by Levin Papantonio Petrus 1
6:00 pm Opening Night Gala Co-sponsored by X Social Media XS Nightclub
Apr
22nd
Class Actions
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
11:30 am Luncheon Co-sponsored by Epiq Margaux
12:00 pm Class Actions Overview: What’s the Landscape of This Exciting Area of Practice? Lafleur
12:20 pm International Class Actions: New Developments in Europe and the United Kingdom Lafleur
12:45 pm Third-Party Litigation Funding, the Health of the Plaintiffs' Bar, and You Lafleur
1:20 pm Nutritional Supplement Labeling Laws: What’s Inside the Package? Lafleur
1:45 pm Surviving the Class Rep’s Deposition from A to Z Lafleur
2:20 pm Negotiating a Co-Counsel Relationship Lafleur
2:45 pm Prosecuting Insurance Class Actions Lafleur
3:10 pm New Developments in Class Notice and Settlement Administration Lafleur
3:25 pm E-Discovery in Class Actions: Trends and Developments Lafleur
3:55 pm Objection! Dealing with Objectors to Class Action Settlements Lafleur
4:45 pm Wednesday Class Actions Track Adjourns
4:45 pm First-Time Attendees Networking Forum and Reception Co-hosted by Levin Papantonio and Ketterer Browne & Anderson Palmer
4:45 pm Women in Legal Leadership Reception Co-sponsored by Epiq Petrus 2
4:45 pm LGBTQ Networking Reception Sponsored by Levin Papantonio Petrus 1
6:00 pm Opening Night Gala Co-sponsored by X Social Media XS Nightclub
Apr
23rd
Litigation
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
7:30 am Registration Latour Foyer
7:30 am Continental Breakfast Co-sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group Exhibit Hall
8:30 am The Powerful Story Behind Zantac and C8 Lafite 5
9:30 am Morning Break Co-sponsored by MASSIVE Exhibit Hall
9:30 am Oxygen Bar Co-sponsored by Global Litigation Support Global Litigation Support Booth in the Exhibit Hall
9:45 am Insights from the Masters: The Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Panel Moderator: Wendy Fleishman Lafite 5
10:30 am A View from the Federal Bench Lafite 5
11:30 am The Latest on Zantac Lafite 5
12:00 pm Luncheon Featuring 2020 Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Clarence Darrow Award, and Keynote by Drew Brees Co-sponsored by Broughton Partners Latour Ballroom
2:00 pm Juul Litigation Update Lafite 5
2:30 pm Roundup Litigation Update Lafite 5
2:30 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Latour 5-6
3:00 pm Valsartan Case Update Lafite 5
3:00 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – The Evolution of Sexual Abuse Litigation Lafite 4 & 7
3:30 pm Afternoon Break Co-sponsored by MASSIVE Exhibit Hall
3:30 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – The Progression of the Human Trafficking Litigation Latour 5-6
3:45 pm Bard Hernia Mesh Lafite 5
4:00 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – MTMP Europe Margaux
4:15 pm Judicial Perspective on Leadership Roles in the Courtroom and Mass Torts Moderators: Randi Ellis and Sarah Shoemake Doles Lafite 5
5:00 pm Firefighting Foam and Water Contamination Lafite 5
5:30 pm Thursday Litigation Track Adjourns
5:30 pm Networking Cocktail Reception and Evening Entertainment with Magician David Blaine Co-sponsored by Scorpion Exhibit Hall
Apr
23rd
Class Actions
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
2:00 pm Avoiding Settlement Pitfalls: What Are Your Options? Lafleur
2:15 pm Privilege Log Fights: Sexier than You Think? Lafleur
2:40 pm Judicial Panel on Class Actions Lafleur
3:30 pm Special Focus on Data Breach Litigation: (1) The Substantive Law—State Statutes and Common Law Claims; Caselaw and Landscape (2) Standing and Damages—Who Can Sue and How to Value (3) Class Certification and Settlement Problems, and the Future of Data Breach Law Lafleur
5:00 pm Thursday Class Actions Track Adjourns
Apr
24th
Litigation
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
7:30 am Registration Latour Foyer
8:00 am Continental Breakfast Co-sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group Exhibit Hall
8:30 am Women in Legal Leadership Breakfast Co-sponsored by Grant & Eisenhofer, Epiq, and Milestone Consulting; Moderators: Kim Adams, Elizabeth Graham, Lauren McGeever, and John Bair Lafite 7
8:30 am Ethical Issues in Mass Torts Lafite 5
9:00 am Oxygen Bar Co-sponsored by Global Litigation Support Global Litigation Support Booth in the Exhibit Hall
9:30 am Talc Ovarian Cancer Litigation Update Lafite 5
10:00 am Talc Mesothelioma Litigation Update Lafite 5
10:00 am BREAKOUT SESSION – Fighting Secrecy in Civil Litigation: How to Make Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies Come Clean Latour 5-6
10:30 am Morning Break: Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar Co-sponsored by iLawyer Marketing Exhibit Hall
10:45 am Latest News on the Tenofovir Litigation Lafite 5
11:15 am Allergan Breast Implants Moderator: Virginia Buchanan Lafite 5
11:45 am Opioids Moderator: Eva-Marie Mancuso Lafite 5
12:15 pm Box Lunches Co-sponsored by Razor Rank Razor Rank Booth in the Exhibit Hall
12:15 pm Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Implants Lafite 5
12:30 pm Taxotere Lafite 5
1:00 pm Quick Hits: Litigations Emerging and Wrapping Up Lafite 5
1:01 pm 3M Earplugs Lafite 5
1:15 pm Essure Lafite 5
1:30 pm PPI Lafite 5
1:45 pm Onglyza Lafite 5
2:00 pm Paragard IUD Lafite 5
2:15 pm Belviq Speaker To Be Announced Lafite 5
2:30 pm Conference Adjourns

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own schedule

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getting around
the venue

The Wynn Hotel, the site of the MTMP April 2020 conference, is a AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five Star Hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip.