January 25, 2022

Volume XII, Number 25


3rd Annual Litigation Seminar

Please register today for our 3rd Annual Litigation Seminar for in-house counsel and business executives. Michael Best invites you to join us on Thursday, December 4, 2014, for our complimentary event where you will learn about the latest trends in litigation and earn CLE credits*.

Complimentary for clients and friends of the firm.


Hilton Garden Inn
611 North Broadway
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202



8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:35 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

Daniel J. Vaccaro, Chair of the Litigation Practice Group

8:35 – 9:35 a.m.

Preparing Corporate Witnesses for Deposition: Making Sure In-House and Outside Counsel Are on the Same Page 

Presented by: Paul E. Benson and Ted A. Wisnefski

9:35 – 10:35 a.m.

Contract Drafting from a Litigator’s Perspective 

Presented by: Ian A. J. Pitz and Mary C. Turke

10:35 – 10:45 a.m.


10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Everyday Ethics for Inside Counsel 

Presented by: Jon G. Furlow and Ann Ustad Smith

Noon – 1:00 p.m.


1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Master Session A: Presentation – Part 1:  Lessons Learned from the First Two Years of Inter Partes Review at the Patent Office

Panel: Marshall J. Schmitt, Kevin P. Moran, Gilberto E. Espinoza and Richard H. Marschall

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Master Session B: Presentation – Part 1: Class Action Update: A Look at the Most Recent Developments in the Law with a Focus on Class Certification

Speakers: Michelle L. Dama, Joseph L. Olson

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.


2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Master Session A: Presentation – Part 2: Fee Shifting and Other Changes Stemming from the Supreme Court’s 2014 Patent Decisions

Panel: Jonathan H. Margolies, J. Donald Best, John C. Scheller and Melanie J. Reichenberger

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Master Session B: Presentation – Part 2: Class Action Update: Recent Developments in Wage and Hour Cases, Fair Credit Reporting Act Cases, Telephone Consumer Protection Act Cases and Tag-Along Patent Class Actions

Speakers: Michelle L. Dama, Joseph L. Olson and Mitchell W. Quick

3:15 p.m.


Kindly register by Monday, December 1, 2014. Space is limited.

For questions and more information, please contact Rachel Westphal at 414-277-3452.

* CLE credits will be applied for in Wisconsin, Illinois and Utah