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Upcoming Events:

Challenges Facing the Food & Beverage Industries in Complex Consumer Litigations
November 10, 2015 -- Perrin Conferences
Ronald J. Levine will be co-chairing Perrin’s conference “Challenges Facing the Food & Beverage Industries in Complex Consumer Litigations,” to be held in Washington, DC on November 10th.

Past Events:

Strategic Use of Joint Defense Agreements in Litigation: Avoiding Disqualification and Privilege Waivers
July 7, 2015 -- Strafford
Ron Levine was a panelist for a Strafford CLE webinar entitled “Strategic Use of Joint Defense Agreements in Litigation: Avoiding Disqualification and Privilege Waivers,” that explored the tactical benefits of joint defense agreements, as well as their potential pitfalls, while offering best practices for crafting an agreement that protects the interests of both counsel and clients.
2015 Legal and Regulatory Conference
May 13, 2015 -- The Personal Care Products Council
Ron Levine was a speaker at The Personal Care Products Council's 2015 Legal and Regulatory Conference in Miami Beach, Florida. Ron's program, entitled "Frivolous Litigation? Strategies for When Your Company Will Not Take It Anymore," examined defense strategies companies can deploy against frivolous litigation, unethical conduct of adversaries, and abuses of the system.
GMA Litigation Conference 2015
February 24, 2015
Ron Levine was a speaker at the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s annual Litigation Conference, a gathering for food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods industry legal professionals. Ron’s program, entitled “Can We Work Together - Or Not?,” addressed the joint defense privilege and the potential ethical, and practical concerns companies confront when they work together in defending similar claims.
Product Liability Advisory Council’s Fall 2014 Conference
October 15, 2014
Ron Levine was a speaker at Product Liability Advisory Council’s Fall 2014 Conference in Chicago, IL.
Food Advertising: Claims, Litigation and Strategies Conference
October 8, 2014 -- The Food and Drug Law Institute
Ron Levine was a speaker at the Food and Drug Law Institute’s conference on Food Advertising, held in New York City on October 8th.
Food Labeling Class Actions: Navigating Ascertainability, Predominance, Preemption and Standing
October 1, 2014 -- Strafford
Ron Levine was on the faculty of a Strafford CLE webinar entitled “Food Labeling Class Actions: Navigating Ascertainability, Predominance, Preemption and Standing.” The live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A was held on October 1st from 1:00 - 2:30 pm EDT.
ACI Food & Beverage Marketing and Advertising Conference
July 30, 2014
Ron Levine was a speaker at American Conference Institute’s Food & Beverage Marketing and Advertising Conference in Chicago. Ron spoke on a panel entitled “FTC v. POM - Dissecting the Legal Issues of this Landmark Case.”
Challenges Facing the Food and Beverage Industries in Complex Consumer Litigations
April 8, 2014
Ronald J. Levine co-chaired Perrin’s “Challenges Facing the Food and Beverage Industries in Complex Consumer Litigations.”
GMA Litigation Conference 2014
February 27, 2014
Ronald Levine was a speaker at The GMA Litigation Conference 2014, an event focused on legal issues in the food, beverage, and consumer product industries. Ron’s program examined frivolous litigation, unethical conduct of adversaries, and abuses of the system while also exploring the options companies have when they’re “mad as [heck], and not going to take it anymore,” including specific defense strategies to protect the company’s or client’s brand.
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Food Labeling Class Actions: The Latest Damages Boon?
October 1, 2013
Ronald Levine spoke at this CLE live web seminar, which guided litigators in understanding the latest legal developments in class action claims over food and beverage labeling. The panel discussed predominance, preemption, standing and other strategic considerations in food labeling class actions.
Challenges Facing the Food and Beverage Industries in Complex Consumer Litigations
June 12, 2013 -- Intercontinental New York Barclay
Ronald J. Levine co-chaired Perrin's Food and Beverage conference and moderated the panel discussing “The Evolution of Consumer Fraud Class Actions Against the Food Industry”.
Food Health Claim Litigation
September 21, 2011 -- Georgetown Law School
Ron Levine and Aviva Wein lectured on “Food Health Claim Litigation” to the students and fellows at the Georgetown Law School’s Global Health Institute.