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Annika K. Martin to Speak at the Sedona Conference eDiscovery Negotiation Training

Annika K. Martin to Speak at the Sedona Conference eDiscovery Negotiation Training

Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin will be presenting at the Sedona Conference Institute 2017 eDiscovery Negotiation Training: Practical Cooperative Strategies on February 8-9 in Miami, Florida.

The program will focus on the development of practical skills in eDiscovery negotiation with opposing counsel that is consistent with Rule 1 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as well as the ethical obligations of lawyers. Participants will explore practical cooperative strategies to resolve conflicts through different exercises involving litigation hypotheticals and mock exercises.

About the Sedona Conference

The Sedona Conference is a nonprofit research and educational institute dedicated to the advanced study of law and policy in the areas of antitrust law, complex litigation, and intellectual property rights. The mission of TSC is to drive the reasoned and just advancement of law and policy by stimulating ongoing dialogue amongst leaders of the bench and bar to achieve consensus on tipping point issues. TSC brings together the brightest minds in a dialogue based, think-tank setting with the goal of creating practical solutions and recommendations of immediate benefit to the bench and bar.

About Annika K. Martin

A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office, Annika K. Martin represents plaintiffs in class action and mass tort litigation, including plaintiffs with physical and economic injuries arising from GM vehicles sold with defective ignition switches, and patients nationwide suffering from the widespread outbreak of meningitis and other serious maladies caused by contaminated medication. For the past six years, Ms. Martin has represented individuals, property owners, and business owners across the Gulf Coast in class action litigation against BP, Transocean, Halliburton, and other companies responsible for the 2010 blowout on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig which resulted in the worst oil spill in U.S. history. She was deeply involved in negotiating, implementing, and gaining court approval for the economic and medical settlements with BP that are compensating hundreds of thousands of victims of the tragedy. The settlement has delivered over $9.3 billion to compensate claimants’ losses. Ms. Martin also serves on the Steering Committee of the Complex Litigation E-Discovery Forum.