Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy R. Fleishman will be speaking at the Mass Torts Judicial Forum presented by HB Litigation Conferences on April 15, 2016 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Ms. Fleishman will be a featured speaker on the panel titled “Settling Strategies for MDLs: Getting Started, Setting Values and Overcoming Obstacles.”
The panel will cover topics on effective strategies for MDL settlements, settlements by necessity, getting the process started, selection of Bellwether pool, the framework for negotiations, establishing settlement values, and obstacles to mass tort settlements.
The Mass Torts Judicial Forum brings together judges, plaintiff attorneys, and defense lawyers to discuss and debate key topics in mass tort litigation. This year’s forum is with Honorable Marina Corodemus (ret.)
About Wendy Fleishman
A partner in our New York office, Ms. Fleishman is a passionate and experienced lawyer for the injured and the loved ones of those who died due to the wrongful misconduct of others. With more than thirty years of courtroom experience to draw upon, a large part of Wendy’s practice today consists of representing patients prescribed drugs with undisclosed and dangerous side effects or who received defective medical devices.
Ms. Fleishman has served in leadership roles in significant multidistrict litigation cases in federal and state courts involving pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, and personal health products. These cases include: the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG-II Hip Implant Litigation, Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Implant Litigation, Yaz and Yasmin Litigation, DePuy Hip Implant Litigation, Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Heart Lead, the Guidant Cardiac Defibrillator, the Ortho Evra Patch Litigation, and contaminated contact lens solution litigation against Bausch & Lomb and Abbott Medical Optics.