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 products and services for law firms.

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 the individual mass tort projects, like Round Up, Talc, etc.

Nuts & Bolts

If you are an attorney just learning about mass torts, 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

Select Date
  • Business of Law
  • Class Actions
  • Litigation
  • Nuts & Bolts
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
7:00 am Registration Foyer
7:00 am Continental Breakfast Co-sponsored by Counsel Financial Exhibit Hall
8:00 am How Do You Brand Your Law Firm?
9:00 am Powerful Reviews to Crush it on Google Maps
9:30 am Innovation - Keep Your Firm Growing
10:00 am Creative Financing for Mass Tort Firms: Joint Ventures, Refinancing & Case Acquisition
10:30 am Morning Break Co-sponsored by Counsel Financial Exhibit Hall
10:45 am Outsource Your Intake for Better Conversions
11:00 am TV vs. Digital Media - Who Will Win?
12:00 pm Outsource Your Lien Resolution for a Better ROI
12:30 pm Luncheon Co-sponsored by Counsel Financial Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm Keep Up with All Your New Clients with Case Management
2:15 pm Managing Your Mass Tort Cases: Saving Time and Money
2:30 pm How Do I Pay For it All?
3:00 pm The Changing Legal Malpractice Market & Getting Claims Paid
3:15 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
4:45 pm Women in Legal Leadership Reception Co-sponsored by Garretson Resolution Group
4:45 pm LGBTQ Networking Reception Sponsored by Levin Papantonio
6:00 pm Opening Night Gala Co-sponsored by XSocialMedia Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace
7:00 am Continental Breakfast Co-sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group Exhibit Hall
8:15 am Welcome from Mike Papantonio
8:30 am What Is a Mass Tort? What Isn’t a Mass Tort? TBD
8:45 am Finding Mass Tort Clients Moderator: Harlan Schillinger
9:30 am You Have a Case, Now What?
10:10 am Morning Break Co-sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group
10:30 am Practical Ways to Get Involved with a Mass Tort Firm
11:15 am Mass Torts Settlement Concepts and Practices
12:30 pm Luncheon Co-sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm The Nuts & Bolts of Class Actions
2:30 pm Nuts & Bolts Adjourns
3:00 pm Class Action 101: How to Build Class Actions into Your Everyday Practice
Good Clients, Bad Clients: What Makes a Good Class Action Client, and How to Survive a Bad One
Illegal Fees Everywhere: How Companies and Governments Everywhere Charge the Public, and How You Can Fight Back
Coffee Break Co-sponsored by Epiq Exhibit
Mega-Settlements: In the Room When the Biggest Class Actions Get Done
SPONSOR SESSION - 10 min
Class Action Marketing Approaches: How It All Fits Together
4:30 pm Tuesday Class Actions Track Adjourns
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
7:30 am Registration Foyer
7:30 am Continental Breakfast Co-sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group Exhibit Hall
8:45 am The Juul E-Cigarette Litigation
9:45 am What Judges Are Really Thinking , but Rarely Tell You
10:45 am Morning Break Co-sponsored by MASSIVE Exhibit Hall
11:00 am Full Decriminialization of Prostitution - The Impact
11:30 am Passing the Torch to the Next Generation of Lawyers
12:15 pm Luncheon Featuring Keynote Speaker Carl Bernstein Co-sponsored by Broughton Partners
2:15 pm 2019 Roundup Litigation: Multiple Trials on Multiple Battle Fronts
2:45 pm Mediation in Mass Torts: Problems & Solutions in Resolution & Allocation Moderator: Abbas Kazerounian, Kazerounian Law Group Panelists: Hon. Jennifer Togliatti (ret.); Hon. Nancy Saitta (ret.); Hon. Jay Gandhi (ret.); Hon. David Herndon (ret.)
3:15 pm Afternoon Break Co-sponsored by MASSIVE
3:30 pm Talc Cases: Ovarian Cancer and Mesothelioma
4:00 pm Hernia Mesh: The Heat is On
4:15 pm BREAKOUT SESSION – PFAS: Firefighting Foam Water Contamination
4:30 pm 3M Ear Plugs
5:00 pm Wednesday Litigation Track Adjourns
5:30 pm Networking Cocktail Reception and Evening Entertainment with Sebastian Maniscalco Co-sponsored by Scorpion Exhibit Hall
2:00 pm Best Practices For the Non-ESI Expert in Negotiating ESI Protocols and Protective Orders.
Labeling Cases: How the “Reasonable Consumer” Gets Her Day in Court
Supreme Court Roundup: Latest Decisions on Arbitration, ERISA, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and What’s Coming Up
Coffee Break Co-sponsored by Simpluris Exhibit Hall
Data Breach Roundup: What’s Hot with Current Litigations; Standing Issues; Crossovers; And More
“Survey Says?”—Using Conjoint Analysis to Measure Classwide Damages—Pitfalls and Successes
Holding Together Your Nationwide Class: Personal Jurisdiction, MDL Court Jurisdiction, 50-State Analyses, and Hyundai/Kia : Practice Pointers for Practitioners
Contemporary Issues in Antitrust Law
Class Action Administration: How to Save 10 Hours of Your Time per Case in 10 Minutes
Recent Developments in TCPA Law
5:30 pm Wednesday Class Actions Track Adjourns
5:30 pm Networking Cocktail Reception and Evening Entertainment with Sebastian Maniscalco Co-sponored by Scorpion Exhibit Hall
Time Topic Speaker(s) Location
7:30 am Registration Foyer
8:00 am Continental Breakfast Co-sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group Exhibit Hall
8:30 am Women in Legal Leadership Breakfast – TBD Topic Co-sponsored by Grant & Eisenhofer
8:30 am Ethics in Depositions
9:30 am Valsartan
10:00 am Tenofovir
10:30 am Morning Break: Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar Co-sponsored by GrowPath Exhibit Hall
10:45 am Essure
11:00 am BREAKOUT SESSION – Church & College Sexual Assault Cases
11:15 am Impact of Recent Fosamax Supreme Court Ruling
11:45 am Box Lunches Co-sponsored by Filevine Filevine Booth in the Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm Taxotere Update
12:30 pm Finding Your Niche: Small Cases That Can Lead to Big Results
1:00 pm Gadolinium Update
1:30 pm Quick Hits: Litigations Emerging and Wrapping Up
PPI
IVC Filters
Stryker V40
Onglyza
Abilify Litigation Update
Zostavax
Truvada
2:30 pm Adjourn

create your
own schedule

With our new and improved app, you will be able to create your own event schedules, network with other attendees, answer live polls and surveys, engage in event challenges — and so much more!

getting around
the venue

The Bellagio Hotel, the site of the MTMP April 2019 conference, is a AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five Star Hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip directly across from the Fashion Show Mall.

Early Bird Special Discount!

Register before July 23rd, and receive up to a $200 discount per individual being registered.

Act fast, prices go up July 24th