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Mass Torts Forum 2017 NYC

Wendy Fleishman to Speak at Mass Torts Judicial Forum in New York City

On Monday, April 3, 2017, Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy Fleishman will speak at the Mass Torts Judicial Conference presented by JAMS mediation, arbitration, and dispute resolution service and featuring the Honorable Marina Corodemus (ret.). Covering topics including E-Discovery, Discrimination, the Media, Jurisdiction, and Ethics, the day-long program was assembled and arranged by Judge Corodemus, who hand-picked the speakers and will run the conference event.

Wendy Fleishman will participate in the “Mass Torts & Criminality” discussion, moderated by Robin Greenwald and featuring co-participant Sheila Birnbaum. A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office, Wendy is a fierce advocate for the victims, both deceased and living, of wrongful misconduct. Her practice largely consists of representing patients prescribed drugs and not informed of the dangerous side effects as well as individuals who received dangerous and defective medical devices. Considered a “New York Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine, Wendy has served in leadership roles in significant multidistrict litigation cases in federal and state courts nationwide involving pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, and personal health products, including a recent appointment to the Plaintiffs Executive Committee in the IVC Filter Injuries Litigation.

About Judge Corodemus

A highly experienced ADR professional in Alternative Dispute, the Hon. Marina Corodemus is a sought-after special master to oversee class actions, mass torts, environmental contamination, natural resource damages, products liability, consumer fraud and serious aggregate litigation. With more than 10 years experience as New Jersey’s sole Mass Tort Judge, Judge Corodemus was voted “Best Individual Mediator of 2015” by the National Law Journal and served as President of the Academy of Court Appointed Special Masters from 2014-15. She was also recently awarded the Chief Justice Robert N. Wilentz Lifetime Achievement Award.

About JAMS

JAMS is a United States-based for-profit organization of alternative dispute resolution services, including mediation and arbitration. Founded in 1979 in Santa Ana, California, a 1994 merger with Endispute of Washington, D.C. made JAMS into the largest private arbitration and mediation service in the country. As of 2014, JAMS has 28 resolution centers, including its headquarters in Irvine, California and centers in Toronto and London.