Presentations (by invitation)

“The Art and Science of Persuasion.” Presentation with Keith Hummel, Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Practising Law Institute Patent Litigation 2014, Chicago, IL, October 2014 and New York, NY, November 2014.


“ABA Antitrust Mock Trial 2014: Washington Children’s Hospital v. Akeso Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and GeneriCorp, Inc.” (Sherman Act Section 1: pay-for-delay or reverse payment settlements). National Press Club event with The Honorable Bernice B. Donald; Brian K. Grube, Jones Day; Mary T. Coleman, Compass Lexecon; Einer ElHauge, Harvard Law School; Eric Grannon, White & Case; Michael Kades, Federal Trade Commission; Shari Ross Lahlou, Crowell & Moring. American Bar Association’s 62nd Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2014.


“ABA Antitrust Mock Trial 2013: Carnival Comics, Inc. v. DigiCom, LLP et al. (Section 2 Claim for Attempted Monopolization)”. National Press Club event with The Honorable Susan Illston; Edward Schwartz, Steptoe & Johnson; William A. Isaacson, Boies Schiller & Flexner; Katherine D. Kirmayer, Crowell & Moring; Allan Van Fleet, McDermott Will & Emery; Robert C. Walters, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Dina Older Aguilar, Cornerstone Research; and Christopher Velturo, Quantitative Economic Solutions. American Bar Association’s 61st Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, April 2013.


“Jury Selection in the Age of Social Media.” Presented at the Lamar American Inn’s of Court at King & Spaulding, Atlanta, GA, November 2012.


“ABA Antitrust Mock Trial 2012: In re MoreTex Environmental Fee Antitrust Litigation, (damages portion of a Sherman Act case).” National Press Club event with The Honorable Barrington D. Parker, Edward Schwartz, Steptoe & Johnson, Christopher B. Hockett, Davis, Polk & Wardwell, Haywood S. Gilliam, Covington & Burling, Laura Shores, Pepper Hamilton, James R. Warnot, Linklaters, Vandy Howell, Cornerstone Research, and George Rozanski, Bates White. American Bar Association’s 60th Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2012.


“Fact and Fiction of Jury Trials.” Panel Presentation with Jason White, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, and Suann Ingle, Suann Ingle Communications. Practising Law Institute Patent Litigation 2011, New York, NY, November 2011.


“ABA Antitrust Mock Trial 2011: Violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act.” National Press Club event with The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg, Edward Schwartz, Shearman & Sterling, Lowell Stern, Department of Justice, Robert Kaplan, Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer, Richard G. Parker, O’Melveny & Myers, M.J. Moltenbrey, Dewey & Leboeuf, Henry Kahwaty, Berkeley Research Group, and Fiona Scott Morton, Yale University. American Bar Association’s 59th Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, April 2011.


“ABA Antitrust Mock Trial 2010: A Jury Review of Exclusionary Conduct.” National Press Club event with The Honorable Peter Messitte, James McKeown, Foley & Lardner LLP, Amy R. Fitzpatrick, US Department of Justice, Michael J. Bloom, Federal Trade Commission, Paula Render, Jones Day, Edward Schwartz, Shearman & Sterling, Steven Peterson, Compass Lexecon, and Elizabeth M. Bailey, NERA Economic Consulting. American Bar Association’s 58th Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, April 2010.

“ABA Antitrust Mock Trial 2009: Defining The Relevant Market For Satellite Radio.” National Press Club event with The Honorable Sarah Vance, James McKeown, Foley & Lardner, Joanne Caruso, Howrey, Richard Feinstein, Bois Schiller & Flexner, James Hartley, Holland & Hart, Jeffrey LeVee, Jones Day, David Reitman, CRA International, and J. Gregory Sidak, Criterion Economics. American Bar Association’s 57th Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2009.


“Effective Voir Dire, Juror Questionnaires & Jury Selection in Insurance Matters.” “Toolbox Lunch Session” presented at the American Bar Association’s 17th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Mid-Year Program, Los Angeles, CA, February 2009.


“Voir Dire.” Panel Presentation and Mock Voir Dire with The Honorable Patricia Collins (Ret.), The Honorable Diane Wayne (Ret.), Thomas Nolan, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Dan Stormer, Hadsell, Stormer, Keeny, Richardson & Renick LLP, Danette Myers, Deputy District Attorney, County of Los Angeles, Alicia Villarreal, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, and Angela Haskins, Baker, Keener & Nahra LLP. Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles – 14th Annual Litigators Forum, January 2009.


“Securing the Advantage in the Defense Costs Tug-of-War.” Panel presentation with Lynette Denton, Meckler, Bulger & Tilson, George “Buck” Lewis, Baker Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, and Joe Ramirez, Holland & Hart. American Bar Association’s 16th Annual Insurance Coverage Committee Mid-Year Program, Marina Del Rey, CA, March 2008.


“Effective Construction of a Juror Questionnaire in Insurance Matters.” “Toolbox Lunch Session” presented at the American Bar Association’s 16th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Mid-Year Program, Marina Del Rey, CA, February 2008.


“Building Strategic Defenses in § 1983 Cases through Jury Research and Trial Consulting.” Presented at the Defense Research Institute’s Annual Conference on Civil Rights and Government Tort Liability, Scottsdale, AZ, (by invitation), January 2008.


“Markman Hearings – The Last “Trial” Your Client May Ever See.” Panel presentation with The Honorable Lourdes Baird (Ret.), Michael Lachuk, Deputy General Counsel & Vice President of Legal, Science Application International Corporation, Breton A. Bocchieri, Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Group, Thelen, Reid, Brown, Raysman & Steiner, and John T. McDermott, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School. Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of California, November 2007.


“Jury Communication: Changing Perceptions of the Industry/FDA and Putting Adverse Events and the Approval Process in Context.” Panel presentation with Eric M. Kraus, Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, and Harvey L. Kaplan, Shook, Hardy & Bacon. American Conference Institute’s 12th Annual Drug and Medical Device Litigation, New York, NY, December 2007.


“How to Win Patent Infringement Jury Trials.” Presented with Bretton Bocchieri, Esq., Perkins Coie. Washington State Patent Law Association, (by invitation), May 2005.