1 American Conference Institute s National Forum on Defending and Managing ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LITIGATION The essential forum that will shape the future of defense and risk management strategies for the industry s leading counsel and claims and risk management professionals March 29-30, 2012 Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel Houston, TX Featuring an unparalleled faculty. Hear from: LT Chad Kauffman U.S. Coast Guard Richard Preston BP Shipping Katharine Newman ConocoPhillips Frank Gonynor Gard (North America) Robert Kirk Carnival Cruise Lines George Boothby Chartis Spencer Murphy Canal Barge Company Michael Vitt E.N. Bisso & Son Charles Anderson SKULD North America Arthur Crais Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Shawn Voyles USI Insurance Services Buford Boyd Pollett Eni US Operating Co. Bryan Johnson BC Johnson Associates Russell Whittle Gould & Lamb Will Terrill Intermarine Senior industry professionals, leading outside defense counsel, and renowned federal judges will provide you with up-to-the minute information and expert advice for: The state of maritime litigation: evolution of the law, key cases, emerging trends, new risks, and what to expect in the year ahead Assessing the impact of Deepwater Horizon: lessons learned regarding litigation and settlements arising from the Gulf oil spill Damages: assessing the status of punitive and non-pecuniary damages in the wake of Townsend and defending against plaintiffs damages claims Judicial perspectives on the latest plaintiff theories, emerging defense strategies, damages, settlement considerations, and more Developments in marine insurance: claims trends, underwriting considerations, risk assessments, and indemnification provisions Preparing for and responding to litigation and investigations arising from environmental incidents Personal injury, wrongful death, and property damage claims: Defending against new and emerging claims, including those arising under the Jones Act and the Longshore Act Assessing the status of vessel owners limitation of liability Procedural issues and contracting considerations: venue, choice of law, jurisdictional variances, arbitration clauses, and more Defending and managing mass torts in the maritime context Settlement, mediation, and arbitration: using ADR to avoid costly and damaging litigation A unique opportunity to hear how judges interpret evidence and arguments in the maritime context. Hear from: Hon. Gerald Bard Tjoflat U.S. Cir. Ct., 11th Cir. Ct. of App. Hon. James L. Robart U.S. Dist. Ct., W.D. Wash. Enhance your attendance by registering for the exclusive pre-conference Maritime Law Boot Camp and post-conference Litigation Master Class: A B Pre-Conference Maritime Law Boot Camp An In-Depth Analysis of the Essentials of Admiralty & Maritime Law for New Practitioners Post-Conference Master Class Litigation of a Maritime Personal Injury Case From Start to Finish: Ensuring Proper Handling of the Case From the Moment the Injury Occurs and Developing an Effective Defense Strategy From Day One Hon. Leslie E. Kobayashi U.S. Dist. Ct., D. Haw. Earn CLE ETHICS Credits Register Now AmericanConference.com/Maritime
2 The nation s premier admiralty & maritime litigation forum devoted entirely to the defense of claims, led by an unparalleled faculty of the most experienced in-house counsel, claims officers, and risk managers, as well as expert outside counsel and renowned federal judges The issues surrounding admiralty and maritime litigation have never been as complex as they are now. In the wake of Deepwater Horizon, all eyes are focused on the potential for litigation arising from environmental accidents, and defense counsel must be prepared to defend against new and emerging theories of liability from the plaintiffs bar. Moreover, the law governing admiralty and maritime claims continues to evolve, impacting everything from the type of claims that can be filed to the remedies that are available for a given claim. Add to this the multitude of factors involved in determining the proximate causes of an accident, the complex insurance claims that are often intertwined with admiralty and maritime litigation, and the procedural and jurisdictional intricacies inherent in maritime litigation, and it is clear that defense counsel face an uphill battle. With all of these factors putting defense counsel behind the 8-ball from the very start, there has never been a more important time in the industry to convene and exchange valuable insights and strategies with colleagues from around the nation. In response to demand from the market, American Conference Institute has developed the National Forum on Defending and Managing Admiralty & Maritime Litigation. Our unparalleled speaker faculty, consisting of senior industry professionals, leading outside defense counsel, and renowned federal judges, will provide even the most seasoned professionals with the clarity and certainty needed to remain ahead of the curve on today s key issues to mounting a rigorous and complete defense. PLUS, add value to your attendance by also registering for the exclusive pre-conference Maritime Law Boot Camp and post-conference Litigation Master Class: Pre-Conference Maritime Law Boot Camp An In-Depth Analysis A of the Essentials of Admiralty & Maritime Law for New Practitioners March 28, :00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. B Post-Conference Master Class Litigation of a Maritime Personal Injury Case From Start to Finish: Ensuring Proper Handling of the Case From the Moment the Injury Occurs and Developing an Effective Defense Strategy From Day One March 30, :00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Register now by calling or by faxing your registration form to You can also register online at Who You Will Meet Global Sponsorship Opportunities With more than 500 conferences in the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, American Conference Institute (ACI) provides a diverse portfolio devoted to providing business intelligence to senior decision makers who need to respond to challenges spanning various industries in the US and around the world. 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3 Day One: Thursday, March 29, :00 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 Co-Chairs Opening Remarks Kenneth G. Engerrand Brown Sims, P.C. W. Brett Mason Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. (Baton Rouge, LA) 8:10 Corporate Counsel, Risk Manager, and Claims Counsel Roundtable: Insights Into Litigation Management, Cost Control Initiatives, Defense Strategies, and More Richard Preston Managing Counsel BP Shipping Legal Robert Kirk, Esq. Vice President, Maritime Legal and Medical Services Carnival Cruise Lines (Doral, FL) Spencer Murphy Vice President - Risk Management Canal Barge Company, Inc. Will Terrill Vice-President, US Flag Services and General Counsel Intermarine, LLC Michael F. Vitt Vice President & General Counsel E.N. Bisso & Son, Inc. (Metairie, LA) Moderator: Patricia A. Krebs King, Krebs & Jurgens, PLLC Assessing the difficulties, hurdles, and issues of concern that companies in the maritime industry are facing - How corporate counsel are managing these issues Perspectives on new and emerging defense strategies Cost containment in the pre-suit and immediate post-filing period Hiring dilemmas: when to stay in-house and when to go with outside counsel Determining which factors to consider when hiring outside counsel and how those factors will be weighed Early case assessment: evaluating the cost of defense versus settlement of unmeritorious claims and the precedential value of a settlement Controlling future litigation: identifying trends to ward off future lawsuits Managing the exorbitant costs of defending cases that require the retention of expert witnesses and the expense of obtaining testimony How to manage the sheer volume of these suits without draining all of your legal resources Implementing alternative billing arrangements with outside counsel 9:40 Morning Coffee Break 9:55 Oil Pollution and Environmental Concerns in the Wake of Deepwater Horizon: How to Prepare for and Respond to Litigation and Investigations Arising From Environmental Incidents Frank Gonynor Senior Claims Adviser, Lawyer Gard (North America), Inc. Katharine F. Newman Senior Counsel - Maritime ConocoPhillips W. Brett Mason Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. (Baton Rouge, LA) Robert H. Nicholas Phelps Dunbar LLP Steven L. Roberts Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Impact of pending litigation from the Gulf oil spill Settlement of claims Mass torts in the maritime context Procedural considerations, including jurisdiction and venue - OCSLA Determining who the relevant parties are and how liability should be apportioned Best practices for handling fuel leaks and other environmental incidents - The initial response - Establishing a game plan from start to finish - Cooperating and communicating with government agencies - Lessons learned from Deepwater Horizon
4 Civil liabilities that can arise in pollution cases The potential for criminal prosecutions - Defending against criminal charges 11:25 Developments in Insurance Coverage for the Maritime Industry: Claims Trends, Underwriting Considerations, Risk Assessments, Indemnification Provisions, and More George Boothby President Chartis Marine Adjusters Shawn A. Voyles, Esq. SVP and Practice Leader, Marine and Logistics Division USI Insurance Services, Inc. (Norfolk, VA) Edward F. LeBreton, III Fowler Rodriguez Valdes-Fauli Stephen V. Rible Mendes & Mount, LLP Julia M. Adams Sedgwick LLP Assessing recent trends and decisions affecting marine insurance - Underwriting developments - Claims trends How the US and UK markets are changing Assessing the principal maritime risks and the level of exposure to such risks Ensuring that you (or your clients) are fully protected and have sufficient insurance Hull and machinery insurance - Key considerations General average - Recent legal and practical developments Oil pollution issues and coverage - Impact of Deepwater Horizon on marine insurance Insurance defense Casualty issues and their impact on marine insurance Insuring defense and indemnity agreements enforceability and recent developments P&I Clubs and coverage issues that can arise under P&I insurance 12:45 Networking Luncheon for Speakers and Delegates 1:55 Damages: Assessing the Status of Punitive and Non-Pecuniary Damages in the Wake of Townsend and Defending Against Plaintiffs Damages Claims Arthur A. Crais, Jr. Former Senior Counsel, Shell Oil Company Legal Consultant, Shell Oil Company Adjunct Professor of Law Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Charles B. Anderson Senior Vice President SKULD North America Inc. Bryan C. Johnson President BC Johnson Associates (Manvel, TX) Robert B. Hopkins Duane Morris LLP (Baltimore, MD) Assessing recent court decisions on damages in maritime cases Pecuniary damages what can a plaintiff recover? Medical damages Quantifying actual economic loss and pecuniary injuries versus pain and suffering injuries Damages under state law Punitive damages after Townsend - Determining if and when punitive damages can be recovered Maintenance and cure - What does this entail? - When does the obligation begin? Which jurisdictions are the most accommodating to punitive damages and which are the least? Assessing the new and innovative techniques that plaintiffs counsel are using to make the case for punitive damages in maritime litigation Defending punitive damages cases in light of recent case law what the industry can expect going forward 3:10 Afternoon Refreshment Break 3:25 View from the Plaintiffs Bar: Perspectives on Personal Injury Claims Trends, Settlement and ADR, Damages, and More Richard Schechter Law Office of Richard Schechter Charles D. Naylor Law Offices of Charles D. Naylor (San Pedro, CA) Paul M. Sterbcow Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson Assessing the latest trends in maritime claims from the plaintiff s perspective - Claims that are having the most success Common mistakes that companies and defense counsel make and how to avoid them Settlement considerations What makes a claim attractive to the plaintiffs bar? Remedies available to amphibious maritime workers who spend time as both seamen and shore-based workers Determining whether to pursue a claim under the Jones Act or the Longshore Act
5 Arbitration considerations Punitive damages Perspectives on contract issues, including venue and choice of law provisions 4:15 Settlement, Mediation, and Arbitration: Using Alternative Dispute Resolution to Avoid Costly and Damaging Litigation George Boothby President Chartis Marine Adjusters Russell S. Whittle, Esq., MSCC Vice President of MSP Compliance Gould & Lamb, LLC (Bradenton, FL) Ryan Acomb Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson, LLP Lawrence B. Brennan Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP J. Clifton Hall III Hall Maines Lugrin, P.C. Settlement Determining when to settle rather than pursue litigation Valuing a claim - Claim evaluation in the pre-suit and immediate post-filing period Valuation trends - What issues are affecting case valuations now? Assessing recent settlement trends Best practices for handling settlement negotiations Evaluating the various settlement styles Overcoming settlement hurdles introduced by the Medicare Secondary Payer Act - Medicare holdbacks - Ensuring compliance with the act - Reporting requirements - Attaining timely and accurate information Arbitration Evaluating the costs and benefits of maritime arbitration Assessing the procedures and structure of a maritime arbitration Which provisions of a contract are subject to arbitration and which are not? Trends in arbitration awards and decisions Recent developments in U.S. maritime arbitration, including activities of the Society of Maritime Arbitrators Overview of arbitration overseas, particularly in London Assessing the pros and cons of arbitration in New York and London - Determining whether to seek arbitration in New York, London, or elsewhere 5:30 Conference Adjourns Day Two: Friday, March 30, :30 Continental Breakfast 8:00 Co-Chairs Remarks 8:05 View From the Bench: Judicial Perspectives on the Latest Plaintiff Theories, Emerging Defense Strategies, Recent Developments in the Law, Damages, Settlement Considerations, and More Hon. Gerald Bard Tjofl at U.S. Cir. Ct., 11th Cir. Ct. of App. Hon. Leslie E. Kobayashi U.S. Dist. Ct., D. Haw. Hon. James L. Robart U.S. Dist. Ct., W.D. Wash. Moderator: Michael J. Frevola Holland & Knight LLP Judicial perspectives on recent developments in maritime law Methods for deciding cases early Applying Daubert/Frye standards to causation experts Judicial perspectives on punitive damages Conveying messages to fact-finders and effectively explaining complex theories to laypersons Novel approaches to trial and case management Avoiding common mistakes made by litigators Crafting appropriate jury instructions Views on the use of expert testimony Settlement considerations 9:30 Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Property Damage Claims: Defending Against New and Emerging Claims from the Plaintiffs Bar Kenneth G. Engerrand Brown Sims, P.C. Suzanne M. Judas Holland & Knight LLP (Jacksonville, FL) Carol LuLu Welborn Reisman Liskow & Lewis Assessing recent trends in personal injury litigation Recent and emerging changes to the Jones Act - How they impact your case Recent and emerging changes to the Longshore Act - New developments regarding exclusive liability - Companion suits against potentially negligent parties Defending against claims arising under the Jones Act Proximate cause in a Jones Act claim after McBride Conducting the initial investigation
6 Interviewing witnesses - Timing of interviews - Difficulties in locating relevant parties What information should companies have when contacting their outside counsel regarding a Jones Act claim? Burdens of proof Vessel owners and limitation of liability - Recent attempts to curb or repeal the limitation of liability Determining whether the Jones Act or the Longshore Act applies in a given situation - Key definitions and terms - Crew member status issues - Attributes of a crew member for Jones Act purposes Proving that a claim should be handled under the Longshore Act rather than the Jones Act How the Longshore Act relates to state workers compensation laws Under what circumstances can an employer still be sued even if the injured party files a claim under the Longshore Act? Defending against personal injury or wrongful death claims resulting from oil spills or other pollution-related occurrences Minimizing damage awards Claims arising from amphibious maritime workers who spend time as both seamen and shore-based workers - Remedies available to them Clarifying the various and sometimes overlapping personal injury remedies provided by maritime law - How they interrelate How personal injury remedies vary based on location Defending against new and emerging property damage claims 10:45 Morning Coffee Break 11:00 Procedural Issues and Contracting Considerations: Venue, Choice of Law, Jurisdictional Variances, Arbitration Clauses, and More Buford Boyd Pollett Attorney Eni US Operating Co. Inc. Michael K. Bell Bell, Ryniker & Letourneau, P.C. James F. Moseley Moseley Prichard Parrish Knight & Jones (Jacksonville, FL) How uniform is maritime law from one jurisdiction to the next? Impact of jurisdiction on the application of maritime law - Applicable laws - Conflict of laws Ensuring a favorable jurisdiction for your case Choice of law clauses Choice of venue - State versus federal - Issues arising from concurrent jurisdiction Evaluating whether or not to include an arbitration clause in a contract - Best practices for drafting an arbitration clause Which provisions of a contract are subject to arbitration and which are not? 12:00 Ensuring Ethical Conduct in the Litigation and Settlement of Claims Arising Under Maritime Law ETHICS Douglas W. Truxillo Onebane Law Firm (Lafayette, LA) James C. Winton Baker & Hostetler LLP Ethical conflicts which may arise from mass tort litigation - Ensuring the ethical representation of multiple parties - Settlement considerations Ethical considerations for plaintiffs counsel implications of the various, and often conflicting, remedies available under maritime law - Seamen versus longshoremen - State workers comp - Implications for damages awards - Variance in attorney s fees based on client s status Ethical issues arising from environmental accidents How to respond when opposing counsel has acted unethically or inappropriately Remedies for ethical violations 1:00 Conference Ends Lunch for Master Class Participants Is your organization recruiting specialists with expertise in this area? Many of our speakers and delegates use our conferences to recruit for new, expert talent to fill open positions at their firms. Because ACI provides many niche conferences annually, our events are a great way to discover a rich pool of highly qualified talent. Announcing the ACI Job Board Visit and navigate to the ACI Expert Jobs link. It s quick, easy and free for you, your in-house recruiters, or anyone in your firm to post current open positions and take advantage of our exclusive community of experts. The newly posted jobs will appear on the relevant sections of www. americanconference.com and our partner sites, ensuring that your free job listing is visible to a large number of targeted individuals.
7 PRE-CONFERENCE MARITIME LAW BOOT CAMP Wednesday, March 28, :00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. A An In-Depth Analysis of the Essentials of Admiralty & Maritime Law for New Practitioners LT Chad Kauffman U.S. Coast Guard Judge Advocate (Miami, FL) Kenneth G. Engerrand Brown Sims, P.C. James N. Hurley Fowler White Burnett, P.A. (Miami, FL) James C. Winton Baker & Hostetler LLP This interactive and in-depth session will provide those new to the practice of admiralty and maritime law with a nuanced understanding of the essential aspects of this complicated area of the law. Led by expert defense counsel, participants will come away from this session with a working knowledge of the key aspects of admiralty and maritime law, allowing them to maximize their attendance at the main conference. POST-CONFERENCE LITIGATION MASTER CLASS Friday, March 30, :00 p.m.-4:30 p.m B Litigation of a Maritime Personal Injury Case From Start to Finish: Ensuring Proper Handling of the Case From the Moment the Injury Occurs and Developing an Effective Defense Strategy From Day One Michael A. McGlone Kean Miller, LLP Glenn G. Goodier Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre L.L.P. Christopher R. Nolan Holland & Knight LLP This interactive Master Class will take you through the defense of a maritime personal injury case from start to finish. This session will provide an invaluable two-hour drill down that will equip you with the skills and strategies that you need to handle every step of the litigation process, from navigating through the settlement and negotiation process before proceeding to court, to knowing what to expect from plaintiffs counsel, to presenting your case. Benchmark your litigation strategies with leading defense attorneys and come away with the tools and insights needed to effectively defend a maritime personal injury case. Topics to be addressed include: Critical steps to take immediately following an incident in order to get the information you need to successfully handle potential claims Best practices for conducting investigations Reducing potential liability and exposure to risk by speaking with witnesses, photographing the accident scene, and documenting the evidence Building successful litigation strategies from day one and continuing to develop them as the case proceeds - Trial strategies and techniques for the defense Anticipating the tactics of opposing counsel Using the discovery process to your advantage Obtaining crucial testimony from key witnesses - Proper use and preparation of a witness Use of marine experts Effective cross-examination of a witness Strategies for conducting depositions Effectively negotiating during settlement proceedings Key considerations for jury selection Developing and presenting opening statements, evidence, and closing statements in a persuasive and credible manner American Conference Institute, 2011
8 American Conference Institute s National Forum on Defending and Managing ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LITIGATION The essential forum that will shape the future of defense and risk management strategies for the industry s leading counsel and claims and risk management professionals March 29-30, 2012 Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel Houston, TX PRIORITY SERVICE CODE 882L12_INH REGISTRATION FORM ATTENTION MAILROOM: If undeliverable to addressee, please forward to: Counsel, Maritime/Admiralty Law Attorney U.S. Coast Guard BP Shipping ConocoPhillips Gard (North America) Carnival Cruise Lines Chartis Canal Barge Company E.N. Bisso & Son With speakers from: SKULD North America Loyola Univ. New Orleans College of Law USI Insurance Services Eni US Operating Co. BC Johnson Associates Gould & Lamb Intermarine Registration Fee The fee includes the conference all program materials continental breakfasts lunches and refreshments. Payment Policy Payment must be received in full by the conference date. All discounts will be applied to the Conference Only fee (excluding add-ons), cannot be combined with any other offer, and must be paid in full at time of order. Group discounts available to individuals employed by the same organization. Cancellation and Refund Policy You must notify us by at least 48 hrs in advance if you wish to send a substitute participant. Delegates may not share a pass between multiple attendees without prior authorization. If you are unable to find a substitute, please notify American Conference Institute (ACI) in writing up to 10 days prior to the conference date and a credit voucher valid for 1 year will be issued to you for the full amount paid, redeemable against any other ACI conference. If you prefer, you may request a refund of fees paid less a 25% service charge. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after 10 days prior to the conference date. ACI reserves the right to cancel any conference it deems necessary and will not be responsible for airfare hotel or other costs incurred by registrants. No liability is assumed by ACI for changes in program date content speakers or venue. CONFERENCE CODE: 882L12-HOU YES! Please register the following delegate for ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LITIGATION CONTACT DETAILS NAME POSITION APPROVING MANAGER POSITION ORGANIZATION ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP CODE TELEPHONE FAX TYPE OF BUSINESS I would like to receive CLE accreditation for the following states:. See CLE details inside. FEE PER DELEGATE Register & Pay by Jan. 27, 2012 Register & Pay by Feb. 29, 2012 Register after Feb. 29, 2012 Conference Only $1995 $2095 $2295 Conference & A Boot Camp or B Master Class ELITEPASS*: Conference, Boot Camp, & Master Class I cannot attend but would like information on accessing the ACI publication library and archive *ELITEPASS is recommended for maximum learning and networking value. PAYMENT Please charge my VISA MasterCard AMEX Please invoice me NUMBER EXP. DATE CARDHOLDER I have enclosed my check for $ made payable to American Conference Institute (T.I.N ) $2595 $2695 $2895 $3195 $3295 $3495 ACH Payment ($USD) Please quote the name of the attendee(s) and the event code 882L12 as a reference. For US registrants: Bank Name: HSBC USA Address: 800 6th Avenue, New York, NY Account Name: American Conference Institute UPIC Routing and Transit Number: UPIC Account Number: Non-US residents please contact Customer Service for Wire Payment information Hotel Information American Conference Institute is pleased to offer our delegates a limited number of hotel rooms at a preferential rate. Please contact the hotel directly and mention the ACI`s ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LITIGATION conference to receive this rate. Venue: Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel Address: 2001 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX Reservations: or Incorrect Mailing Information If you would like us to change any of your details please fax the label on this brochure to our Database Administrator at , or 5 Easy Ways to Register MAIL American Conference Institute 45 West 25th Street, 11th Floor New York, NY PHONE FAX ONLINE AmericanConference.com/Maritime CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS To reserve your copy or to receive a catalog of ACI titles go to or call SPECIAL DISCOUNT We offer special pricing for groups and government employees. Please or call for details. Promotional discounts may not be combined. ACI offers financial scholarships for government employees, judges, law students, non-profit entities and others. For more information, please or call customer service.