Tag Archives: DRI

DRI Class Action Seminar 2017

The Defense Research Institute (DRI) is once again hosting what is sure to be a superb and well-attended class action seminar this year, on July 20-21, 2017, in Washington D.C. The program will include, among other sessions: a presentation by Alison Frankel of Thomson Reuters on the impact of the Trump Administration and Justice Gorsuch … Continue Reading

DRI Class Action Seminar 2016

The Defense Research Institute (DRI) will be hosting its annual class action seminar in Washington, D.C. on July 21-22, 2016. If you haven’t been, this is the year to go. If you’ve been before, you won’t want to miss this year’s seminar. The presenters will include Ken Feinberg on mass dispute resolution, Andrew Pincus, who … Continue Reading

DRI 2013 Class Action Seminar

I’ve had the pleasure of serving on a committee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) that has put together another blockbuster national class action seminar, being held on July 25, 2013 at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, D.C (see the seminar website for details and the brochure). I attended DRI’s last class action seminar … Continue Reading

The Apex Doctrine on Depositions of High-Level Executives: New DRI Article Provides Insights

This month’s For the Defense magazine published by the Defense Research Institute has an interesting article by Christopher M. Tauro and Kip J. Adams entitled “Use of the Apex Doctrine.”  The article has a comprehensive survey of the law regarding protecting high-level corporate executives from unnecessary depositions, where the executive has little or no knowledge … Continue Reading

DRI Class Action Seminar in July Should Be A Hit

The Defense Research Institute is planning a class action seminar for July 21-22, 2011 in Washington, DC.  That will come shortly after the Supreme Court issues its opinions in Smith v. Bayer (involving federal injunctions against state court class actions after a denial of certification in federal court) and Wal-mart v. Dukes (involving the commonality … Continue Reading