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Clyde Siebman, Siebman Forrest Burg & Smith, LLP (Facilitator) with Judge J. Campbell Barker, E.D. Tex. & Judge Sean Jordan. E.D. Tex.
Join This Interesting Panel Discussion & Give Judge Barker and Judge Jordan an East Texas Send-Off to Their Phase One Orientation Seminar for Newly Appointed District Judges a/k/a “Baby Judges School.”
From Marksmen to First Time Shooters – From Handguns to Full-Auto Experience – Darby Doan, Haltom & Doan (Facilitator).
Event Sponsor – Haltom & Doan
Chip Molster, The Law Offices of Charles B. Molster, III, PLLC (Facilitator).
Event Sponsor – The Law Offices of Charles B. Molster, III, PLLC
Limited Availability. Rosalyn Mitchell, Managing Counsel, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (Facilitator).
Welcoming Remarks by WLED President Elizabeth Forrest, Siebman Forrest Burg & Smith, LLP; Vice-President Evelyn Chen, Ericsson and Secretary Amanda Abraham, The Roth Law Firm.
-An Interactive How-To Discussion Including the Ethics of Solicitation. Ophelia Camina, Susman Godfrey (Facilitator); Monica M. Brown, Assistant General Counsel, Lennox International, Inc.; Sarah Decker, Global Head of Litigation, Investigations, Ethics and Compliance, McAfee; Lindsay Hedrick, Jones Day; Laura J. O’Rourke, Managing Counsel, Toyota Legal One, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. and Britnee Reamy, Senior Counsel, Texas Instruments. (.5 Hours Ethics)
Event Sponsor – Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Kirkland & Ellis, LLP; Toyota
Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap, E.D. Tex.; James Brookshire, Executive Director, Federal Circuit Bar Association; Bar Association President Charles Bundren and Bench Bar Conference Chairman Clyde Siebman.
Conference Session Chair – Charles Bundren, William Charles Bundren & Associates Law Group.
From Patent Infringement to Trade Secret Misappropriation. Chris Kennerly, Paul Hastings, LLP (Facilitator); Thomas Britven, ASQ Consulting; Rob Maness, Charles River Associates; Phillip Philbin, Haynes and Boone, LLP; Alan Ratliff, StoneTurn Group, LLP and Shirley Webster, Ocean Tomo.
Wesley Hill, Ward, Smith & Hill & Michael Smith, Siebman Forrest Burg & Smith, LLP (Co-Facilitators); Chief Judge Sharon Prost, CAFC; Senior Judge William Bryson, CAFC; Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap, E.D. Tex.; Chief Judge Leonard Stark, D. Del. (.5 Ethics)
Boone Baxter, Heim, Payne & Chorush, L.L.P. (Facilitator); Matthew Wood, Marshall; Christian Chessman, Marshall; Monica Litle, Sherman; Aileen Durrett, Career Law Clerk, Plano; Jenna Gillingham, Tyler; Matt Chiarizio, Tyler; William B. “Wills” Collier, Jr., Texarkana; Ryan Swink, Beaumont and Victoria “Tori” Bliss, N.D. Tex. – Dallas. (.3 Hours Ethics)
Hope Shimabuku, Regional Director, Texas USPTO (Facilitator); Chief Judge Scott Boalick, Patent Trial and Appeal Board and Sarah Harris, General Counsel, USPTO. (.2 Hours Ethics)
Event Sponsor – Findlay Craft, P.C.
Main Track Session Chair – Adam Allgood, Fisch Sigler, LLP.
Non-Patent Track Session Chair – L. Kirstine Rogers, Steckler Gresham Cochran PLLC.
A Sedona Conference Presentation. Matt Powers, Sedona WG10 Chair and WG09 Vice-Chair, Tensegrity (Facilitator); Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap, E.D.Tex.; Senior Judge James Robart, W.D. Wash.; Eric Hutz, Sedona WG 09 Chair, Reed Smith; Steven Geiszler, Huawei and Rick Stark, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.
Elvin Smith, III, Law Office of Elvin Smith (Facilitator); Josh Russ, AUSA, Civil Chief, E.D. Tex; Shamoil Shipchandler, Jones Day, Former Regional Head of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Nathaniel Kummerfeld, AUSA E.D.Tex. (.5 Ethics)
Max Ciccarelli, Thompson & Knight (Facilitator); Brian Pandya, Deputy Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice; Eric Albritton, Nelson, Bumgardner Albritton P.C.; Ashley Bass, Covington & Burling, LLP; Jay Jurata, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Gabrielle LaHatte, Latham & Watkins, LLP.
Gonzales, AUSA, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. E.D. Tex.
(Facilitator); Denise Benson, Public Defender; Rafael De La Garza, The De La
Garza Law Firm, P.C.; Maureen Smith, AUSA, E.D. Tex. and James Whalen,
Whalen Law Office.
Wes Samples, Quinn Emanuel Uruqhart & Sullivan, LLP (Facilitator); Philip Warrick, Counsel to Senator Chris Coons, Ranking Member on Intellectual Property, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee; Judge Richard Linn, CAFC; Judge Roy Payne, E. D. Tex. and Stephen Smith, Cooley LLP
Judge Jeremy Kernodle, E.D. Tex. (Facilitator); Judge Marcia Crone, E.D. Tex.; James Gillingham, AUSA, E.D.Tex.; Karen Glassman, Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General; Lisa Noller, Foley & Lardner; Amy Easton, Phillips & Cohen and Michael Young, Sanders, Motley, Young & Gallardo
George Pappas, Covington & Burling LLP (Facilitator); Chief Judge Sharon Prost, CAFC; Judge Richard Linn, CAFC; Judge Richard Taranto, CAFC and Senior Judge William Bryson, CAFC.
Camelia Lopez, AUSA, Senior Legal Counsel and Cyber Chief, E.D.Tex. (Facilitator); Trisha Anderson, Covington & Burling LLP; Bruce Sostek, Thompson & Knight and Steven Williams, Munsch Hardt. (.3 Ethics)
Joseph Brown, United States Attorney, E.D. Tex.; Heather Rattan, First Assistant United States Attorney E.D. Tex.; Brit Featherston, Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, E.D. Tex. and Arnold Spencer, General Counsel, Coinsource. (.2 Ethics)
Marissa Miller, AUSA, E.D. Tex.
Conference Session Chair – Melissa R. Smith, Gillam & Smith LLP.
Event Sponsors – ASQ Consulting; Carter Arnett
Britta Erin Stanton, Focal Point (Facilitator); Chrysta Castaneda, The Castaneda Firm; Jennifer Truelove, McKool Smith; Judge Caroline Craven, E.D. Tex.; Chris Schwegmann, Lynn Pinker Cox and Hurst, LLP; Ranga Sudarshan, Covington & Burling, LLP and Clint Townsend, PhD., The Focal Point
Senior District Judge Ron Clark, E.D. Tex. (Facilitator); Judge Richard Andrews, D.Del.; Judge Cathy Bencivengo, S.D.CA.; Chief Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown, E.D.LA.; Chief Judge Barbara Lynn, N.D. Tex.; Judge Amos Mazzant, E.D. Tex. and Judge Lee Yeakel, W.D. Tex.
Clyde Siebman, Siebman Forrest Burg & Smith, LLP (Facilitator) with Judge Jeremy Kernodle, E.D. Tex. & Judge Michael Truncale, E.D. Tex.
Janis Clements, Greenberg Traurig; Elizabeth Forrest, Siebman Forrest Burg & Smith, LLP & Andrea Williams McCoy, Siebman Forrest Burg & Smith, LLP Followed by Interactive Discussion Including Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap, E.D. Tex.; Judge Nicole Mitchell, E.D. Tex.; Jeffrey Bragalone, Bragalone Conroy, PC; Elizabeth “Betty” DeRieux, Capshaw DeRieux, LLP and Geoff Culbertson, Patton Tidwell & Culbertson, LLP.
Registration for Texas` Judicial Dinner Will Occur at Loading of Buses
Reception and pre-dinner self-guided tours of stadium. Photographs on the Fifty Yard Line Star.
Scott Murray, Emmy Award-Winning Sportscaster and Broadcast Journalist
National Anthem & Patriotic Cowboy Music
Monte Warden, Lead Vocalist & Song Writer, The Wagoneers
Tell Their Real-Life Stories Behind the Netflix Narcos Television Series Which Chronicles the Rise of the International Cocaine Trade Inside Colombia, and the Role Being Played by EDTX in Fighting it.
Special Presentation by the United States Attorney’s Office EDTX.
Keynote Presentations Facilitated by Brit Featherston, Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, E.D. Tex
Event Sponsor – Baker Botts
Non-Patent Track Session Chair – Lisa Flournoy, Flournoy & Flournoy
Main Track Session Chair – E. Glenn Thames, Jr., Potter Minton PC.
Leading General Counsel Address Topics Ranging from Law Firms to Courts. Hilda Galvan, Jones Day (Facilitator); Rachel Brand, Executive Vice President of Global Governance, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary, Walmart Corporation; Lanesha Minnix, Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, Flowserve Corporation, Sandra Phillips Rogers, Group Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, Toyota North America, Inc. and Hiram Sasser, General Counsel, First Liberty Institute
Alexandra McNicholas Bernier, Career Law to Judge Keith Giblin E.D. Tex. (Facilitator); Camelia Lopez, AUSA, Senior Legal Counsel and Cyber Chief, E.D.Tex; Decker Cammack, Whitaker, Chalk, Swindle & Schwartz LLP and Amanda Abraham, The Roth Law Firm.
Rosalyn Mitchell, Managing Counsel, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (Facilitator); Judge Kimberly Priest Johnson, E.D. Tex.; Judge Andrew Peck, S.D.N.Y.; Judge Xavier Rodriguez, W.D. Tex. and Eric Buether, Buether Joe & Carpenter, LLC.
Ryan Gertz, The Gertz Law Firm (Facilitator); Judge Marcia Crone, E.D. Tex.; Senior Judge Richard Schell, E.D. Tex., Judge Christine Nowak, E.D. Tex.; Judge Keith Giblin, E.D. Tex. & Judge Zack Hawthorn, E.D. Tex.
Walter Lackey, Findlay Craft PC, (Facilitator); Joey Seeber, CEO of Level 2 Legal Solutions; Dave Lewis, Chief Data Scientist, Brainspace; Dave Carnes, Attorney and Chief Revenue Officer, Casepoint; David Thankachan, Director of Practice Technology, Blank Rome LLP and Jill Bindler, Gray Reed & McGraw.
Donean Surratt, Orgain, Bell & Tucker, LLP (Facilitator); H. Tracy Richardson, III, Deputy General Counsel & Head of Litigation, Buc-ee’s Ltd.; Stephanie Barnes, Attorney at Law; Jeannie Heffernan, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP and Kebharu Smith, Senior Trial Attorney, DOJ Criminal Division, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section.
Richard “Rocky” Schwartz, Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC (Facilitator); Judge Christine Nowak, E.D. Tex.; Judge David Folsom, Retired, E.D. Tex.; Judge Jose Linares, Retired, D.N.J and Christopher Nolland, Offices of Christopher Nolland
Conference Session Chair Jennifer Ainsworth, Wilson, Robertson & Cornelius, PC
A Discussion of Timed Trials, Mini-Openings, Interim Arguments, Striking Through the Panel and Jurors Who Ask Questions. Mike Jones, Potter Minton PC (Facilitator); Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap, E.D. Tex.; Judge Amos Mazzant, III, E.D. Tex.; Judge William “Trey” Schroeder, III, E.D. Tex.; Jennifer Doan, Haltom & Doan and Harry “Gil” Gillam, Gillam & Smith.
(LBDS Holding Company, LLC v. ISOL Technology, Inc. 6:11-CV-428) The Story and Ethical Practice Pointers as Told by Those Who Actually Lived It. James Walker, Cole Schotz (Facilitator/Narrator/Panelist); Sanford Warren, Warren Rhoades and Chad Everingham, Akin Gump. (1 Hour Ethics)
Event Sponsors – Cole Schotz P.C.
Charles Bundren, President of E.D. Tex. Bar Association, William Charles Bundren & Associates; Judge Judith Guthrie, Retired, E.D. Tex.; Judge David Folsom, Retired, E.D. Tex.
Kat Li, McKool Smith (Facilitator); Judge John Love, E.D. Tex., Judge Roy Payne, E.D. Tex.; Evelyn Chen, Senior Counsel, Ericsson; Daniel Papst, Papst Licensing, Germany.
Alan Fisch, Fisch Sigler, LLP (Facilitator/Panelist); Otto Licks, Licks Attorneys, Brazil and Lan Li, AnJie Law Firm, Shanghai, China.
Heather Rattan, First Assistant AUSA, E.D. Tex. (Facilitator/Panelist); Judge Robert “Trey” Schroeder, E.D. Tex.; Natalie Bennett, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP; Joe Cleveland, Brackett & Ellis, P.C.; Andrew McCabe, Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP; Brian Nash, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and Kebharu Smith, Senior Trial Attorney, DOJ Criminal Division, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section.
Opening Remarks from the Presidents of the Inns of Court Including Thoughts on Best Inn Practices for Reaching Young Lawyers.