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Joshua McCuen
Senior Marketing Coordinator
Practising Law Institute
Tel.: 212-824-5749
[email protected]

Melissa Palaréa
Public Affairs Manager
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Tel.: 212-474-4678
[email protected]

LAWFUEL – Legal News Network – Reflecting the increase in complex litigation, which often involves multiple jurisdictions and overlapping civil and regulatory investigations, Practising Law Institute (PLI) will host its first annual “Managing Complex Litigation: Legal Strategies and Best Practices in ‘High-Stakes’ Cases” conference. The program will be chaired by Richard W. Clary, Head of Litigation at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, and will take place on November 16, 2006 at the PLI New York Center.

The full-day program will be a meeting of prominent corporate counsel, lawyers and business leaders and will provide a forum for a discussion of the most up-to-date intelligence on proven strategies and tools to manage the multitude of cross-jurisdictional legal, business and technology issues arising from complex litigation. They also will discuss how to manage overlapping civil litigation and regulatory investigations, handle ethical issues relating to electronic discovery and meet in-house counsel expectations.

Program Faculty

Richard W. Clary will chair the program that will include speakers such as Jennifer Daniels, IBM; Lisa DiMonte, Merrill Corporation; Myron Eagle, Evidence Exchange; Pierre Gentin, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC; Dawson Horn III, Altria Corporate Services, Inc.; Gregory P. Joseph, Gregory P. Joseph Law Offices LLC; Elaine H. Mandelbaum, Citigroup Global Markets Inc.; Gregory A. Markel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP; David R. Marriott, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; Ivy McKinney, Xerox Corporation; David J. Onorato, Bank of America Corporation; Robert L. Palmer, Hennigan, Bennett & Dorman, LLP; J. Michael Rediker, Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC; Martha E. Solinger, Lehman Brothers Inc.; Robyn F. Tarnofsky, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; Tom Tigh, SuperiorGlacier; Mary Jo White, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; and Jonathan K. Youngwood, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

Registration Information

The program will take place on November 16, 2006 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the PLI New York Center, 810 Seventh Avenue, New York City.

The registration fee is $1,295. This program has been approved for experienced attorneys in New York for a maximum of 7.0 credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hour can be applied toward the ethics requirement and 6.0 credit hours can be applied toward the professional practice requirement.

To register, call (800) 260-4PLI or access For press interested in attending, please contact Joshua McCuen at (212) 824-5749.

About Practising Law Institute

Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a non-profit continuing legal education organization dedicated to providing the legal community with the most up-to-date information available. Founded in 1933, PLI’s continuing mission is to enhance the professionalism of attorneys and other qualified persons by providing, in a cost effective manner, the highest quality and most innovative programs, online CLE, publications and other services to enable them to practice law competently and ethically, and to fulfill pro bono responsibilities. They offer more than 250 programs annually in locations across the U.S., including live webcasts, specialized in-house training programs, interactive multimedia, web programs, course handbooks and annually supplemented treatises. In addition, PLI annually awards over 3,000 full and partial scholarships to our programs. Learn more about PLI at

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