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Christopher B. Parkerson past IADC Defense Counsel Journal Editor, speaks with Alaina Devine about Out-of-State Witnesses: Are Zoom Trial Appearances a New Normal?

August 2022

In “Defense Counsel Journal Highlight: Out-of-State Witnesses: Are Zoom Trial Appearances a New Normal?,” Christopher B. Parkerson past IADC Defense Counsel Journal Editor, speaks with Alaina Devine about how federal courts are increasing exercising nationwide jurisdiction to compel out-of-state witnesses to testify at trial via Zoom. Alaina and Christopher discuss the interplay between Rules 43…

Kathy Guilfoyle Speaks at European Leadership Forum

August 2022

Boston member Kathy Guilfoyle spoke at the International Aviation Womens Association’s (“IAWA”) Leadership Forum in Geneva, Switzerland on June 10th. Hosted by the International Air Transport Association (“IATA”) the Forum was attended by people from more than 7 countries and topics focused on “Emerging from Covid-19:  A European Perspective.”  Ms. Guilfoyle, who serves as President…

Campbell Conroy & O’Neil Supports Challenge to Improper Venue

August 2022

Tom Hinchey and Kate Wang co-authored an amicus curiae brief on behalf Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel (PADC) in support of the appellant in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court appeal of Hangey v. Husqvarna Professional Products, Inc.  The appellant, Husqvarna, challenges the Superior Court decision that a national manufacturer “regularly conducts business” in Philadelphia County for…

Jim Campbell Presents at the IADC Trial Academy

August 2022

Jim Campbell appeared as guest speaker at the International Association of Defense Counsel  Trial Academy at Stanford University.  Jim’s presentation was entitled “Bumps in the Road:  Challenges Faced by All Trial Lawyers.  Jim was a Trial Academy faculty member in 1997.  He served as the Trial Academy Director in 2005.  He has presented at the…

Lynne Ingram honored with Joseph R. Olshan Award at FDCC Annual Meeting

August 2022

Lynne Ingram received the prestigious Joseph R. Olshan Award, presented annually to a committee chair whose work has made the most outstanding contribution to the advancement of the FDCC’s aspirational goals. Lynne was recognized for her leadership and exceptional dedication to the Federation through her work as the co-chair of the FedSERVES Committee, the philanthropic…

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