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Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2023

Product ID: CA3525D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Tackle the timeliest topics

Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2023 is your go-to source for guidance on the cutting-edge issues affecting business law and practice today. This fast-paced program covers a wide array of litigation topics, from contract disputes to the use of artificial intelligence. You’ll also receive practical insights from the trenches as presenters share their own experiences during candid panel discussions.

Outsmart the competition

Your business clients know it pays to hire and retain top talent. Understand what’s permissible for employees preparing to compete and discover smart strategies for managing employee departures. Understand the full range of potential tort claims that can arise out of business competition scenarios, including conversion, tortious interference, and fraud.

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OnDemand seminar

Pricing

Member $269.00

Non-Member $349.00

Credits

8 CLE

Upon purchase, this OnDemand program is available to view for 90 days.

Credits are available only if viewed prior to 12/31/2024.

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Tackle the timeliest topics

Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2023 is your go-to source for guidance on the cutting-edge issues affecting business law and practice today. This fast-paced program covers a wide array of litigation topics, from contract disputes to the use of artificial intelligence. You’ll also receive practical insights from the trenches as presenters share their own experiences during candid panel discussions.

Outsmart the competition

Your business clients know it pays to hire and retain top talent. Understand what’s permissible for employees preparing to compete and discover smart strategies for managing employee departures. Understand the full range of potential tort claims that can arise out of business competition scenarios, including conversion, tortious interference, and fraud.

Read More ↓

Program Chair and Presenter

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

Presenters

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

Robert S. Driscoll
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C.
Milwaukee

Erik K. Eisenmann
Husch Blackwell LLP
Milwaukee

Caleb R. Gerbitz
Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols, S.C.
Milwaukee

Patrick J. Murphy
Quarles & Brady LLP
Milwaukee

David J. Turek
Gass Turek LLC
Milwaukee

Adam E. Witkov
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Milwaukee

8:30 AM Preparing to Compete – What is lawful?

  • Permissible activities
  • Impermissible activities
  • Strategies

Robert S. Driscoll

9:20 AM Business Torts Review

  • Civil Conspiracy and Sec. 134.01 Conspiracies
  • Conversion, Civil Theft (Sec. 895.446) and Computer Crimes (Sec. 943.70)
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Defamation and Disparagement
  • Fraud, Misrepresentation, and WOCCA (Sec. 946.80)
  • Tortious Interference
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Fiduciary Duty/Duty of Loyalty

Robert B. Corris

10:10 AM Break

10:25 AM Case Study: Employee Departure and Hire by Competitor

  • Claims
  • Defenses
  • Strategies
  • Ethical implications of joint representation of employer and new employee
  • Legal and ethical implications of new employer’s payment of new employee’s fees

Erik K. Eisenmann

11:15 AM Panel Discussion – Experiences and Practice Pointers Regarding Employee Departures and Business Torts

Moderator: Michael J. Cohen
Panelists: Robert B. Corris, Robert S. Driscoll, Erik K. Eisenmann, David J. Turek, Caleb R. Gerbitz, Patrick J. Murphy, Adam E. Witkov

12:05 PM Lunch (on your own)

1:05 PM Contractual Indemnification and Insurance

  • Scope of indemnity
  • Tender of claims
  • Choice of counsel and ethical implications
  • Importance of insurance provisions

David J. Turek

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Michael J. Cohen
Panelists: Robert B. Corris, Robert S. Driscoll, Erik K. Eisenmann, Caleb R. Gerbitz, Patrick J. Murphy, Adam E. Witkov

1:55 PM Panel Discussion – Hot Topics in Business Litigation

  • Implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing
  • Use of AI in litigation
  • Mediation and ethical obligations
  • Unauthorized practice of law in non-licensed jurisdictions

Moderator: Michael J. Cohen
Panelists: Robert B. Corris, Robert S. Driscoll, Erik K. Eisenmann, Caleb R. Gerbitz, Patrick J. Murphy, David J. Turek, Adam E. Witkov

2:45 PM Break

3:00 PM Business Litigation in Wisconsin Courts - A Case Law Update

  • Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court
  • Trends

Caleb R. Gerbitz

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Michael J. Cohen Panelists: Robert B. Corris, Robert S. Driscoll, Erik K. Eisenmann, Caleb R. Gerbitz, Patrick J. Murphy, David J. Turek, Adam E. Witkov

3:50 PM Emerging Claims – The New Frontier

  • ESG Reporting Suits
  • o Breach of Contract o Derivative Claims o False Advertising
  • Social Media Advertising Suits
  • Employment context

Erik K. Eisenmann, Patrick J. Murphy

4:40 PM Program Concludes

  • Explore the hottest trends and best practices in business litigation
  • Review and assess potential tort claims against departing employees
  • Understand the scope and importance of indemnification insurance provisions
  • Examine the use of artificial intelligence in business litigation
  • Receive a case law update on business litigation in Wisconsin
  • In-house counsel
  • Corporate attorneys
  • Business attorneys who advise corporate clients
  • Civil litigators
  • Employment lawyers
  • Insurance lawyers
  • Intellectual property lawyers

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