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April 2018

Gordon & Rees San Francisco Office Hosts IADC Western Regional Meeting; Partner Dominic Campodonico Featured Panelist

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani San Francisco Office will host the International Association of Defense Counsel's (IADC) Western Regional Meeting on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Gordon & Rees headquarters office located at 275 Battery Street, 20th Floor in San Francisco.

Partner Dominic Campodonico  will be a featured panelist along with three other legal experts in four 15-minute succinct segments on Hot Topics in California Law - from the #metoo movement to personal jurisdiction, expert testimony, and liability against brand name pharmaceutical manufacturers.

IADC President-Elect, Craig Thompson will welcome guests and will present the panelist introductions. The panel presentations include:

  • Expert Opinions That Rely On Inadmissible Hearsay - Strategies for Challenging Them and Strategies for Admitting Them in Light of People v. Sanchez - Dominic Campodonico
  • How California Courts are Interpreting The Holding of Last Year's Bristol Myers Squibb Personal Jurisdiction Decision - Jas Dhillon, K&L Gates
  • Perpetual Liability Against a Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Given the T.H. v. Novartis Decision, Alicia Donahue, Shook Hardy & Bacon
  • Counseling Employers in the #metoo Movement, Cheryl Sabnis, King & Spalding, LLP

The core purpose of the IADC is to enhance the development of skills, professionalism, and camaraderie to serve and benefit the members, their clients, as well as the civil justice system, the legal profession and society in general.

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 48 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country and continues to climb the ranks of both the Am Law 200 and The National Law Journal. Additionally, in 2017 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 50 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 35 on its Diversity Scorecard.




J. Dominic Campodonico