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Webinar - Multistate AG Litigation: How to Respond

On September 22, STAGE Network hosted a webinar program entitled, "Multistate AG Litigation: How to Respond."

Since the landmark tobacco litigation of the 1990s, state AGs have brought an increasing number of coordinated actions against companies and industries. From product liability, to antitrust, to financial fraud, these multistate cases have covered a variety of legal issues impacting millions of consumers. The incentives for this trend to continue are strong, including the budget savings from sharing the workload and blockbuster settlements. Because the size and complexity of these cases are daunting, and the risks to companies caught in the crosshairs so high, this webinar presented a panel discussion with attorneys who have been on the front lines of such recent litigation. Experienced attorneys--including former Maryland AG Douglas F. Gansler (BuckleySandler LLP); Bradley J. Bondi (Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP); S. Penny Windle (Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP); and Jason M. Hall (Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP)--shared insights and practical tips on how companies and their counsel can more effectively manage, litigate, and resolve these cases.

Topics included:
* Coordinating and managing a global strategy
* Deciding whether and how to consolidate cases
* Dealing with conflicting document requests and discovery schedules
* Engaging in multiparty negotiations to reach a favorable resolution

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