Friday, June 2, 2017 | Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel
801 University Avenue | Syracuse, NY 13210
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Friday, June 9, 2017 | New York Society of Security Analysts
1540 Broadway, Suite 1010 | New York, NY 10036 | Live & Webcast
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4.0 MCLE Credits
3.0 Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills

Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Live Webcast Option is Available: Friday, June 9, 2017*

If you cannot watch the webcast at the scheduled time and date, the recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date for a 60 day period enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the webcast.

Who Should Attend
Environmental Law practitioners, Toxic Tort litigators, Real Estate transactional attorneys

Program Agenda & Faculty

Program Description
This half-day program provides a thorough overview of toxic tort litigation. Our faculty, a mix of distinguished litigators and experts, will highlight the intricacies of a toxic tort claim. This program will explore the skills necessary to demonstrate causation and harm, and will analyze recent cases and industry developments. This unique program is not to be missed!

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8:30 a.m.  9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m.  9:10 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
9:10 a.m.  10:00 a.m. Toxic Tort Litigation – Overview
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. The Science of Causation and Harm – Toxicology 101
10:50 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. Refreshment Break
11:05 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Update on Recent Toxic Tort Cases – Asbestos, Lead Paint, and Beyond
11:55 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Emerging Toxins and How They Have Impacted the Industry
1:00 p.m. Adjournment

Overall Program Co-Chairs
Joanna M. Roberto, Esq. | Goldberg Segalla, LLP | Garden City
Richard L. Weber, Esq. | Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC | Syracuse

Local Chairs
V. Christopher Potenza, Esq. | Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. | Buffalo
Richard L. Weber, Esq. | Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC | Syracuse
David E. Rutkowski, Esq. | Goldberg Segalla, LLP | Newark, NJ

Long Island
Joseph J. Ortego, Esq. | Nixon Peabody LLP
Carol G. Snider, Esq. | Barclay Damon, LLP

John P. Comerford, Esq. | Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC
Elizabeth J. Grogan, Esq. | Wilson Elser
Bruce S. Huttner, Esq. | Donohue, Sabo, Varley & Huttner LLP
V. Christopher Potenza, Esq. | Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.
Richard L. Weber, Esq. | Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC

New York City
George H. Buermann, Esq. | Goldberg Segalla, LLP
Kate Chetta, Esq. | McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP
Tate J. Kunkle, Esq. | Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
William A. Ruskin, Esq. | Law Office of William A. Ruskin, PLLC
David E. Rutkowski, Esq. | Goldberg Segalla, LLP
Andrew J. Scholz, Esq. l Goldberg Segalla, LLP

Click Here to view a complete list of the Faculty Biographies.


Program Co-Sponsors
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
Environmental and Energy Law Section
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

NYSBA Members: $135
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Members: $114.75
Environmental and Energy Law Section Members: $114.75
Non Members: $235

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Pre-registration Strongly Advised: You can save money and guarantee your seat and course materials by registering early. Registrations received at the door are subject to an additional $15.00 registration fee. Registrations cancelled less than three days from the program date will be assessed a cancellation fee of $25.00.