class action defense: events
The 7th Annual NLS Food Quality Symposium
December 1 - 2, 2015 -- Next Level Summits
Ron Levine, co-chair of Herrick’s Litigation Department, will be a presenter at The 7th Annual NLS Food Quality Symposium on December 2nd in San Antonio, TX. Ron’s program, “Lessons Learned from the Food Safety Battlefield,” will focus on steps food and beverage companies should be taking before the storm hits - from government investigations to class actions.
4th Advanced Summit on Defending Food & Beverage Consumer Fraud Litigation
January 26, 2016 -- American Conference Institute
Ron Levine will be a speaker at American Conference Institute’s 4th Advanced Summit on Defending Food & Beverage Consumer Fraud Litigation, to be held on January 26, 2016 in San Francisco. Ron’s program, Settlement Best Practices — Strategies on When, Why, and How to Settle a Claim, will focus on strategies for effectively resolving consumer fraud class actions.
Labeling Issues for Food Companies and the Five Stages of Grief
October 29, 2015 -- The International Microwave Power Institute
David Rosenfeld presented at the International Microwave Power Institute’s Fall 2015 Short Course in Pittsburgh, an event sponsored by The Kraft Heinz Company. David’s program, “Labeling Issues For Food Companies: The Five Stages of Grief,” explored best practices for avoiding lawsuits or government actions when designing a label and promoting a product.
Fall 2015 Short Course
October 27-29, 2015 -- International Microwave Power Institute
Ron Levine presented at International Microwave Power Institute’s Fall 2015 Short Course, an event sponsored by The Kraft Heinz Company. Ron’s program, “Labeling Best Practices for Food Companies: The Five Stages of Grief,” explored best practices for avoiding lawsuits or government actions when designing a label and promoting a product.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.