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Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2020

Product ID: CA3034D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Review the issues of today

From an increase in business disputes to case delays due to the prohibition of large gatherings, 2020 continues to keep litigators on their toes. Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2020 will update you on the latest issues that could impact your clients’ business operations. You’ll also gain tools to be successful whether you’re litigating over video or in a socially-distanced conference room.

Experienced presenters will share insights on:

  • Establishing and defending attorney fee claims
  • Preparing for and obtaining temporary injunctive relief
  • Litigating data breach cases
  • Avoiding traps when managing attorney-client privilege in the corporate setting
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OnDemand seminar

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Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

6 CLE

* EPR credit is not available for OnDemand programs.

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Review the issues of today

From an increase in business disputes to case delays due to the prohibition of large gatherings, 2020 continues to keep litigators on their toes. Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2020 will update you on the latest issues that could impact your clients’ business operations. You’ll also gain tools to be successful whether you’re litigating over video or in a socially-distanced conference room.

Experienced presenters will share insights on:

  • Establishing and defending attorney fee claims
  • Preparing for and obtaining temporary injunctive relief
  • Litigating data breach cases
  • Avoiding traps when managing attorney-client privilege in the corporate setting
Read More ↓

Program Chair & Presenter:

Michael J. Cohen
Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols, S.C.
Milwaukee

Presenter:

Anthony S. Baish
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Milwaukee

Christopher P. Banaszak
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C.
Milwaukee

Robert B. Corris
Robert B. Corris, S.C.
Hartland

Dean P. Laing
O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing, S.C.
Milwaukee

Susan E. Lovern
von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Milwaukee

Ann M. Maher
Husch Blackwell LLP
Milwaukee

Brian R. Smigelski
DeWitt LLP - Metro Milwaukee Office
Brookfield

David J. Turek
Gass Weber Mullins LLC
Milwaukee

 

8:30 a.m. : Select Issues in Non-Compete Litigation

  • Sale of stock and the Rule of Reason
  • Severability of restrictions
  • Blue penciling provisions
  • Unilateral attorney fee provisions
  • Public policy considerations due to COVID-19

Michael J. Cohen

9:20 a.m. : Choice of Law/Forum Issues in Non-Compete Cases

  • Scope and reach of Beilfuss v. Huffy Corporation
  • Dormant commerce clause argument
  • Binding effect of Wisconsin judgment
  • Drafting options for multi-state employers

Robert B. Corris

10:10 a.m. : Break

10:25 a.m. : Litigating Attorney Fee Claims

  • The Relevant Factors to Consider
  • Establishing the Claim
  • Use of Experts
  • Dismissal With and Without Prejudice
  • Defending the Claim
  • Discovery of Opposing Party’s Attorney Fees

Dean P. Laing

11:15 a.m. : Practices and Procedures for Temporary Injunction Motions in Business Litigation Cases – Panel Discussion

  • Unwritten rules
  • Process/procedure
  • Tips/tricks
  • Experiences

David J. Turek (moderator), Ann M. Maher, Christopher P. Banaszak, Robert B. Corris, Susan E. Lovern

12:05 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:05 p.m. : The Impact of COVID-19 on a Party’s Duty to Perform its Contract

  • Force Majeure
  • Impossibility of Performance
  • Frustration of Purpose

Brian R. Smigelski

1:55 p.m. : Data Security Breaches

  • Claims
  • Damages
  • Insurance issues

Anthony S. Baish

2:45 p.m. : Break

3:00 p.m. : Litigating a Business Case during COVID-19 – Experiences and Lessons Learned

  • Depositions
  • Hearings
  • Mediations
  • Trials
  • Ethical issues

Ann M. Maher (moderator), Dean P. Laing, Christopher P. Banaszak, Anthony S. Baish

3:50 p.m. : The Attorney-Client Privilege in Business Litigation – How to Keep It . . . and How to Lose it

  • Source and Scope – Traps for the unwary
  • Complex issues regarding who is the client
  • Internal investigations and audits
  • Retained Experts
  • Inadvertent Privilege

Susan E. Lovern

4:40 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Get tips for litigating your next COVID-related business issue
  • Learn how to address choice of forum issues in non-compete cases
  • Get tips and tricks for utilizing temporary injunctions
  • Know what to consider when defending attorney fee claims
  • Avoid violating attorney-client privilege
  • In-house counsel
  • Corporate attorneys
  • Business lawyers who advise corporate clients
  • Litigators
  • Insurance lawyers
  • Employment attorneys

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Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution in Wisconsin

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