CLEVELAND–LAWFUEL – The Law News Wire – Michael N. Ungar, Chair of Ul…

CLEVELAND–LAWFUEL – The Law News Wire – Michael N. Ungar, Chair of Ulmer & Berne LLP’s Litigation Department and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, will be speaking at the American Conference Institute’s 4th annual forum on Responding to Broker/Dealer Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement in New York, NY on May 21, 2007.

Mr. Ungar, who was recently recognized by peers as one of the Top 10 attorneys in Ohio, will partner with in-house counsel from Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. to present, “Motions to Dismiss: Procedural & Substantive Approaches for Expediting Arbitrations.” The presentation will cover when to file a motion to dismiss, the effect of the NASD Eligibility Rule on dispositive motions, strategies when filing and arguing a motion before NASD arbitration panels, approaches and methods that persuade a panel to issue a favorable ruling, and preparing for the challenges of arbitrating before a single SRO.

Ulmer & Berne LLP, established in 1908, is one of Ohio’s largest law firms, as well as one of the fastest growing in the Midwest. The Firm was recently recognized in The BTI Consulting Group’s most recent survey of corporate counsel as one of only 85 firms nationally “who deliver the best value for the dollar.” Also, in a survey of Fortune 500 companies by Corporate Counsel magazine, Ulmer & Berne has been chosen as a Go-To Law Firm®. Less than one-half of one percent of all the law firms in the US and abroad received this distinction.

A full-service firm with more than 180 attorneys in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Chicago, Ulmer & Berne represents publicly traded and privately held companies, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, family businesses, international joint ventures and affiliations, investor groups, start-ups and emerging businesses, public bodies, and nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit

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