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Upcoming DRI Seminars


  • SEMINAR Thursday, June 23, 2016

    Marijuana Law

    University of Colorado School of Law Wolf Law Building 2450 Kittredge Loop Dr Boulder, CO 80309

    Decades ago Bob Dylan chorused, “Everybody Must Get Stoned.” Forty years later, almost half the states in this country have laws to legalize medical marijuana. And generalized legalization of recreational use on the state level continues apace. In today’s ever changing legal landscape, is your practice ready to navigate the haze of complex cannabis regulation, law, and policy? Join us for DRI’s Marijuana Law: Developing Business, Regulation, Law, and Policy Seminar, as we guide you through legal considerations faced by businesses and insurers involved in the marijuana industry and employers dealing with the reality of medical recommendations and legalized use.


  • SEMINAR Thursday, July 21, 2016

    Class Actions

    JW Marriott Washington, D.C. 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004

    Both corporate America and international businesses continue to be involved in high-stakes class action litigation, which has generated numerous developments in class action law. In fact, this term, the United States Supreme Court is expected to issue opinions addressing a number of significant class action issues. DRI’s Class Actions Seminar gives attendees the unique opportunity to hear prominent SCOTUS advocates discuss the Court’s recent class action jurisprudence. In addition, in-house counsel will share their insights regarding the class action trends facing their industry. Renowned class action practitioners also will discuss various aspects of defending a class action, from opposing class certification to eventually working towards a defense verdict at trial. If your practice in any way concerns class action cases, you will not want to miss this outstanding program.


  • SEMINAR Thursday, September 8, 2016

    Nursing Home/ALF Litigation

    Westin Kierland 6902 East Greenway Parkway Scottsdale, AZ 85254

    Join us in Scottsdale to recharge your aura and fuel your intellect under the sun and magical starry skies of the Arizona desert! The 2016 seminar pairs unprecedented networking events with cutting edge education within the vortex of fun and relaxation only available in the bucolic setting unique to Scottsdale. Come experience the fusion of industry with defense counsel as we delve into the most pressing issues challenging aging services providers and medical professionals. Prominent industry executives, counsel, and medical professionals join forces to educate our community on risk management and defense of these claims. DRI sets the standard in education, making this a must attend event for anyone in the industry.


  • SEMINAR Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    Defending Drug and Medical Device Litigation Primer

    Chicago, IL

    DRI's Drug and Medical Device Litigation Primer has long been lauded by companies and outside counsel alike as the perfect training for junior defense lawyers. For only $200 for DRI members, $225 for nonmembers, attendees will learn in an informal classroom style from leading experts in the field. No other training is as comprehensive or cost-effective.


  • SEMINAR Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    Data Management and Security

    Atlanta Marriott Marquis 265 Peachtree Center Avenue Atlanta, GA 30303

    In-house information technologists can no longer focus only on technology; they are required to participate in a company’s long-term, strategic planning. Technologists must understand cyber risks that are on the horizon five to ten years in the future, and be prepared to communicate these risks effectively to management and the board. Industry leaders from the technological and legal sectors will provide concrete examples and advice on how technologists can identify and integrate organizational goals into their operations. This seminar also will provide updates on emerging regulatory trends and litigation, including cross-border data transfer concerns, new case law, and recent regulatory changes. Additionally, attendees will learn about risks inherent in emerging technologies, and how to identify and address them effectively.


  • SEMINAR Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Managing Partners Conference

    Gleacher Center of the University of Chicago 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive Chicago, IL 60611

    DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar has been providing gold-standard legal education for over five decades and TheRemsenGroup is renowned for its annual managing partner conferences in Atlanta. We have joined together to present a conference geared exclusively to managing partners of the defense bar. Open only to DRI members, will have numerous features geared especially to managing partners: a keynote address by Tim Pratt of Boston Scientific, new data from a survey drawn exclusively from defense bar managing partners, and a panel of defense bar experts. Three breakout sessions with an open and vigorous exchange of ideas and best practices among managing partners. To insure a quality experience, attendance will be capped at 75 attendees and there will be additional networking opportunities at an opening reception and luncheon.


  • SEMINAR Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Asbestos Medicine

    Sheraton New Orleans New Orleans, LA

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.


  • SEMINAR Thursday, November 17, 2016

    Fire Science and Litigation

    FireSky Resort Scottsdale, AZ

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.


  • SEMINAR Thursday, December 8, 2016

    Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium

    Sheraton New York New York, NY

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.


  • SEMINAR Thursday, December 8, 2016

    Professional Liability

    Sheraton New York New York, NY

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.