2018 Winter Bench and Bar Conference

When
2/10/2018 - 2/17/2018
Where
Four Seasons Resort
Nevis, West Indies
United States

50th Annual Winter Bench & Bar Conference
Four Season Resort in Nevis, West Indies
Saturday, February 10, to Saturday, February 17, 2018


The week will include:
A SPECIAL EVENT WITH JUSTICE STEPHEN BREYER
 


The presentation of the Whitney North Seymour Award for “outstanding public service by a private practitioner" to
Carey Dunne 
current General Counsel of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office
and for many years prior a litigation partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

The following exciting CLE Programs:

CONSUMER CLASS ACTIONS
Moderator:
Hon. Colleen McMahon
Chief Judge, Southern District of New York

Panelists:
Lawrence D. King, Esq. Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP
Jessica D. Miller, Esq., Skadden Arps. Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Kenneth A. Plevan , Esq., Skadden Arps. Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
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LITIGATION ETHICS AND NEW TECHNOLOGY
Moderator:
Hon. Victor A. Bolden 
District Judge, District of Connecticut

 Panelists:
Gina Caruso, Esq., Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Professor Bruce Green, Fordham Law School
William G. McGuinness, Esq., Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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 PUBLIC CORRUPTION
Moderator:
Hon. William H. Pauley, III
District Judge, Southern District of New York
Panelists:
Christopher P. Conniff, Esq., Ropes & Gray LLP

Matthew E. Fishbein, Esq., Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Professor Paul J. Fishman, Seton Hall University School of Law
Brendan McGuire, Esq., Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP
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SPECIAL COUNSEL INVESTIGATION
 Moderator:
Hon. Pamela K. Chen
District Judge, Eastern District of New York
Panelists:
Robert B. Fiske, Esq., Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Neal Katyal, Esq., Hogan Lovells LLP
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SUPREME COURT REVIEW
Moderator:
Hon. Christopher F. Droney 
Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Panelists:
Neal Katyal, Esq., Hogan Lovells LLP
Miguel A. Estrada, Esq., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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UNCONSCIOUS BIAS AND WOMEN IN THE LAW
Moderator:
Hon. LaShann DeArcy Hall 
District Judge, Eastern District of New York
Panelists:
Carrie H. Cohen, Esq., Morrison & Foerster LLP
Bettina B. Plevan, Esq., Proskauer Rose LLP

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WRONGFUL CONDUCT ABROAD, LITIGATION AT HOME
 Moderator:
Hon. Victor Marrero
District Judge, Southern District of New York
Panelists:
David E. Brodsky, Esq., Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton LLP
Daniel J. Kramer, Esq., Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Aldo Verbruggen, Esq., Jones Day
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 INTERNMENT OF THE JAPANESE DURING WWII
Moderator:
Hon. Janet C. Hall
Chief Judge, District of Connecticut

Spouses and children are welcome and encouraged to attend!  

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