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, PFAS, Talcum Powder, Zantac, etc.

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

ALL SESSION TIMES ARE IN EASTERN TIME

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  • Litigation
  • Business of Law
  • Nuts & Bolts
  • Class Actions
Oct
14th
Litigation
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
11:00 am A Toxic Chemical Pandemic: PFAS
11:30 am Firefighting Foam and Water Contamination
12:30 pm Lunch Break Co-sponsored by Broughton Partners
1:00 pm Zantac Litigation
1:45 pm Business Interruption Claims
2:15 pm Institutional Sexual Assault: Church/Clergy and Boy Scouts Cases
2:45 pm Talc Cases: Ovarian Cancer and Mesothelioma
3:15 pm Afternoon Break Co-sponsored by Crisp Video Group
3:30 pm Elmiron Eye Injury Litigation
4:00 pm Tenofovir
4:30 pm Human Trafficking
5:00 pm Networking Cocktail Party Co-sponsored by X Social Media
6:00 pm Evening Conversation with Matthew McConaughey Co-sponsored by Scorpion
Oct
14th
Business of Law
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
11:00 am A Toxic Chemical Pandemic: PFAS
11:30 am Mass Tort Financing During a Pandemic When Your PPP or Bank Funds Run Out
12:00 pm Digital Marketing Braintrust - How to Support Your Firm's Mass Tort and Single Event Practices
12:30 pm Lunch Break Co-sponsored by Broughton Partners
1:00 pm Generating Leads in the Age of COVID - What's Working?
1:45 pm With Operations in Flux, How to Make Sure Your Intake Is Working When Nothing Else Is
2:15 pm How to Capitalize & Gain Market Share...While Your Competitors Pull Back
2:45 pm Qualified Settlement Funds and the Utilization of Lien and Public Benefit Analysis
3:15 pm Afternoon Break Co-sponsored by Counsel Financial
3:30 pm Productivity Hacking: How to Find, Rethink and Overcome Obstacles in Your Firm
4:00 pm Getting Creative with Financing: The Latest Options
4:15 pm A Look in the Mirror: What to Do When Advertising Results Suck
4:30 pm Striking Out on Your Own: Women-Owned Law Firms
5:00 pm Networking Cocktail Party Co-sponsored by X Social Media
6:00 pm Evening Conversation with Matthew McConaughey Co-sponsored by Scorpion
Oct
14th
Class Actions
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
11:00 am A Toxic Chemical Pandemic: PFAS
12:00 pm We’re on the Same Team, Right? Negotiating Your Way to a Successful and Ethical Co-Counsel Relationship
12:30 pm Lunch Break Co-sponsored by Broughton Partners
1:00 pm Nuts & Bolts of Mediating Class Actions
1:45 pm Third-Party Litigation Funding, the Health of the Plaintiffs’ Bar, and You
2:15 pm The 123’s of Digital Payments in Class Action Settlements
2:45 pm Prosecuting Insurance Class Actions
3:15 pm Afternoon Break Co-sponsored by Epiq
3:30 pm Privilege Log Fights: Sexier Than You Think?
4:00 pm E-Discovery in Class Actions: Trends And Developments
4:30 pm Recent Arbitration and Class Waiver Issues
5:00 pm Networking Cocktail Party Co-sponsored by X Social Media
6:00 pm Evening Conversation with Matthew McConaughey Co-sponsored by Scorpion
Oct
15th
Litigation
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
11:00 am The Psychology of Trying Cases
12:00 pm Access to Justice: Diversity and Inclusion for Attorneys and Plaintiffs
12:30 pm Lunch Break Co-sponsored by Broughton Partners
1:00 pm Judicial Panel: MDLs and COVID Restrictions
2:00 pm Allergan
2:30 pm JUUL
3:00 pm Afternoon Break Co-sponsored by Crisp Video Group
3:15 pm Hernia Mesh
3:45 pm European Mass Torts
4:15 pm Quick Hits
4:15 pm COVID University Refund Cases
4:24 pm Opioids
4:33 pm Paragard IUD
4:42 pm Essure
4:51 pm 3M Military Earplugs
5:00 pm Virtual Conference Concludes
Oct
15th
Nuts & Bolts
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
11:00 am The Psychology of Trying Cases
12:00 pm Identifying and Picking the Right Mass Tort
12:30 pm Lunch Break Co-sponsored by Broughton Partners
1:00 pm Get Your Mass in Gear: Getting Involved with Mass Tort Firms
1:45 pm I’m a New Mass Tort Lawyer...Now What?
2:15 pm Leave No Stone Unturned: How to Rock Mass Torts
2:45 pm Innovative Ways to Find Mass Tort Clients
3:30 pm Afternoon Break Co-sponsored by CAMG
3:45 pm Don't be SOL: Tools and Tips to Avoid Mass Tort Malpractice and Statute of Limitations Traps
4:15 pm The (Settlement) Matrix: Resolutions
5:00 pm Virtual Conference Concludes
Oct
15th
Class Actions
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
11:00 am The Psychology of Trying Cases
12:00 pm The Fast Developing Law of Personal Jurisdiction
12:30 pm Lunch Break Co-sponsored by Broughton Partners
1:00 pm Better Brief Writing
1:30 pm JPML’s New Course
2:00 pm From Plaintiff to Claimant: How to Build a Winning Case
2:30 pm Food Labeling Issues
3:00 pm Evolving Considerations when Evaluating Amongst the Jurisdictional “Hot-Spots”
3:30 pm Afternoon Break Co-sponsored by Top Class Actions
3:45 pm Ethics of Mass Tort Settlements
4:15 pm Thursday Class Actions Track Concludes
5:00 pm Virtual Conference Concludes