W&L is spreading the news that this fall, Ellen Relkin is sharing her legal expertise at three separate conferences. She is a W&L partner and practice group chair of our firm’s Drug and Medical Device Litigation team.
Relkin has a wealth of experience in multidistrict litigation (MDL). She has been invited to present at HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference, Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar, and Preventing Fraud in Settlement Funds Conference.
“Every year, I look forward to presenting at legal seminars and conferences designed to bring notable speakers and participants together, sometimes regionally, sometimes nationally. It is a supreme privilege to be given this opportunity,” Ms. Relkin states.
“These events attract some of the most respected and committed professionals in our field. Sharing our knowledge and learning from each other is invigorating,” Ms. Relkin adds. “I think we all walk away with a renewed sense of purpose, more determined than ever to continue to fight for the justice our clients deserve.”
HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference
On Wednesday, September 28, HarrisMartin is hosting its MDL Conference: The Current Mass Tort Landscape – Best Management Practices & Updates on Key Litigation. Ms. Relkin is scheduled to speak about the Exactech hip liners and Exactech knee liners litigation.
Some models of Exactech hip and knee liners used during joint replacement surgery have been recalled. In many cases, these models have failed prematurely, and some patients have had to undergo revision surgeries.
Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar
On Wednesday, October 12 at 11:15 a.m., Ms. Relkin is part of a panel of leading experts. She is presenting on Managing an MDL Docket at the Mass Torts Made Perfect Nuts & Bolts seminar. The MTMP seminar has been designed using a multitrack agenda with six topic areas, one of which is Nuts & Bolts.
On Thursday, October 13 at 3 p.m., Ms. Relkin is presenting on the Exactech Hip, Knee, and Ankle Recall Litigation Update in the Mass Torts Projects. She joins a panel of other attorneys to discuss this important litigation.
Sessions run concurrently. Participants can switch from one track to another. Tracks at this fall’s seminar include mass tort projects, business of law, nuts & bolts of mass torts, trial skills in mass torts, class actions, and paralegal skills.
Preventing Fraud in Settlement Funds Conference
On Wednesday, November 2 from 9:10 to 9:55 a.m., Ms. Relkin and a panel of esteemed colleagues are presenting at the Preventing Fraud in Settlement Funds Conference, organized by Huntington Bank. She, along with participants from leading law firms, federal regulators, claims administrators, and neutral parties, is examining the issue of fraud in complex settlement programs.
Participants hear from experienced presenters covering wide-ranging topics. In small group breakout sessions, participants discuss solutions for preventing fraud in settlement funds.
Each breakout session is led by an industry leader. Everyone attending reconvenes in a plenary session to discuss potential solutions. Expert panelists facilitate substantive discussion on their topics.
Leader in Mass Tort Litigation
Ms. Relkin is a prominent figure and frequent presenter in the mass torts legal community. She presents both regionally and nationally at conferences designed to empower and educate aspiring and seasoned attorneys alike. Her primary area of legal expertise is defective drugs and medical devices.
For more than three decades, she has dedicated herself to helping clients injured by defective, sometimes dangerous medical products, on a massive scale. During her career, she has been representing tens of thousands of people. Most recently, she has taken a leading role in creating an MDL litigation against Exactech for the company’s failed knee, hip, and ankle joint replacement implants.
Not surprisingly, she seems to have become a permanent fixture among New York and New Jersey Super Lawyer listings. In addition, she has been Martindale Hubble AV rated for more than two decades and served in multiple appointed leadership positions.