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February 2017

Gordon & Rees Partner Catherine Slavin Presents at DRI Conference in Las Vegas

Philadelphia Partner Catherine Slavin will present "Conflict in the Field: Federal Preemption After Sikkelee" during the Defense Research Institute's (DRI) Product Liability Conference "From the Trenches," February 8-10, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Slavin's presentation is part of a Specialized Litigation Group Session focused on aviation and aerospace on Wednesday, February 8 from 1:45 to 3:45 p.m. She is among several in-house and outside counsel delivering presentations on matters of significance in aviation and aerospace litigation.

The Las Vegas DRI conference offers unique insights and perspectives from those in the trenches on issues that potentially affect clients. Experts and insiders who are at the heart of some of the highest profile product liability issues in recent years will share what they have learned. 

Catherine Slavin focuses her practice on aviation litigation defense, representing aircraft and aircraft component manufacturers, aircraft operators, FBOs, and aviation insurers in product liability, commercial litigation, and coverage matters. Ms. Slavin has handled a wide variety of general aviation and airline cases in state and federal courts nationwide, at both the trial court and appellate levels. She has argued appeals in aviation cases before the Second, Third, Fifth, and Tenth Circuits, the Delaware Supreme Court, and the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.


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