Shook Co-Chairs, Sponsors, Plans ABA Life Sciences Legal Summit

Shook, Hardy & Bacon contributes heavily to the Third Annual Life Sciences Legal Summit hosted by Genentech on September 21, 2016, in San Francisco, Calif.

As event co-chair and immediate past chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Food, Cosmetics and Nutraceuticals Committee, Shook Chair-elect Madeleine McDonough provides opening remarks highlighting the future of life sciences litigation issues.

Sean Wajert, Philadelphia managing partner, serves as the moderator for “Inside View: Legal and Ethical Considerations for In-House Counsel”, a panel discussion focusing on issues faced by corporate counsel when retaining and managing outside counsel and other compliance issues when dealing with complex litigation.

Partner Rob Adams presents “Trying the Bellwether/Mass Tort Case in the Modern Era,” regarding effective communication with jurors in high-stakes, science-intensive trials.

As chair of the ABA TIPS Products Liability Committee, which co-sponsors the event with other ABA subcommittees, Shook Partner Amir Nassihi led event planning efforts.

Shook serves as a co-sponsor of the event.