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2018 Platinum Sponsor:

 

Epiq

epiqglobal.com

Product Category: E-Discovery/Data Recovery 

 

 

Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. 

 

 

 

 


  

American Jury Centers

americanjurycenters.com

Product Category: Trial Consulting

 

 

Our focus at American Jury Centers is on the early resolution of legal disputes. It’s what we do, who we are, and what we strive for. We draw upon social science theory and methodology, and empower clients to operate with the high level of confidence that helps resolve disputes. Our seasoned clients contact us early, often before cases are even filed, before battle lines are drawn. Our business is understanding what a case or claim might look like when fully realized, and then helping clients develop a resolution strategy based on that understanding. We are committed to seeing, creating, and seizing pathways to resolution. Make no mistake. If resolution fails, we are trial ready, trial tested, and trial hardened. We’ve helped scores of lawyers and clients achieve their best case scenario in the courtroom.

 


 

Aprio

aprio.com

Product category: Forensic Accounting

 

 

Legal disputes and insurance loss claims are an unfortunate reality in today’s business environment. Aprio provides Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Services for clients faced with complex legal and insurance issues that can have a financial impact on their business and its owners. Our years of experience enable us to clearly present complex data and scenarios that can be used to build a credible case for either side of a matter. We present our findings so that they meet all required local or federal court regulations necessary for the trier of fact. At Aprio, we minimize the impact of a dispute on your business operations by bringing a mutual respect for your needs, budget and the requirements of the courts. Our expertise and ability to utilize data analytics greatly assist us in achieving those goals efficiently and effectively.

 

In addition, Aprio’s Information Assurance group assists its legal clients in the management of risk through its holistic approach to cyber risk management and offers a Law Firm Cybersecurity Assessment that provides law firms with an objective, independent assessment of their current position relative to ABA’s Top 10 cybersecurity objectives.

 


 

Avalon Health Economics

avalonecon.com

Product Category: Health Economics Consulting

 

 

 

 

Led by Director Cara Scheibling and CEO John Schneider, PhD, Avalon Health Economics researchers and consultants have extensive knowledge and experience providing health economics analysis, advice and testimony in support of a wide range of healthcare litigation. Two other Avalon experts—James Robinson, PhD, and Robert Ohsfeldt, PhD—also support the practice area by providing expert services and testimony. Areas of experience and expertise include:

  • Antitrust analysis
  • Trademark infringement
  • Reputational harm
  • Contractual disputes & payer-provider disputes
  • Review & analysis of medical claims & bills to determine reasonable value
  • Drug safety & product liability
  • Health data analysis & statistical modelling

The focus of our work is on legal applications in the health industry, where we are able to apply our deep knowledge of the institutions, norms, and data pertaining to the industry. We have worked on a variety of cases, ranging from small to large in terms of complexity. We have been particularly successful at bringing the standard analytic tools of economics, health economics and statistical analysis into a wide variety of litigation settings within the health industry. Clients include corporations, law firms, federal and state agencies, health care trade associations, and a variety of health care organizations.

 



 

Belfor

belfor.com

Product Category: Property Restoration

 

 

With over 140 full-service offices throughout North America, world-class technology and proven leadership, BELFOR provides superior response and the most comprehensive array of services in the industry for restoration, reconstruction, mold remediation, technological leadership, contents restoration, consulting/education. 

 


 

CED Technologies

cedtechnologies.com

Product Category: Forensic Engineering

 

CED Technologies, Inc. (CED) is a leading engineering company specializing in forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, rapid responder services and engineering studies. In addition to industry standards testing and research, CED provides litigation support and expertise for some of the most well-known law firms, insurance companies and manufacturers nationwide.

 

Founded in 1987 by a group of United States Naval Academy graduates and professors intent upon applying proven science and engineering principles to the reconstruction of accidents, CED now consists of six regional offices staffed with engineers possessing considerable experience in various areas of expertise.

 


 

Elliot Davis

elliotdavis.com

Product Category: Forensic Accounting

 

In matters involving complex financial litigation issues, your expert must be more than a technician.  Whether your clients have experienced fraud, infringement of intellectual property rights, disputes as to contracts, or other litigation involving complex financial issues, you want advisors who customize their approach to your specific needs - acting quickly and comprehensively to assist you. The advisors of Elliott Davis routinely perform complex financial analyses, conduct fraud and forensic investigations, as well as provide risk assessments and guidance for business controls to mitigate the risk of fraud. With a network of forward-thinking professionals in major domestic markets and alliance resources across the globe, Elliott Davis ranks among the top 40 fastest-growing accounting firms in the United States.

 


 

ESi

engsys.com

Product Category: Engineering Consulting

 

 

ESi is an engineering and scientific investigation and analysis firm committed to providing clear answers to the most challenging technical problems. For 30 years, ESi has leveraged its multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and professional technical staff to investigate many of the major accidents, incidents and disasters experienced in our society. Our capable and experienced personnel, abundant resources, and state-of-the-art test facilities, labs and equipment, allow us to effectively compete in the demanding and dynamic market that exists today. ESi has coast-to-coast office locations and over 150 technical personnel, including licensed Professional Engineers (P.E.) with advanced degrees (both M.S. and Ph.D.), litigation experience, and industry specific knowledge.

 


 
Exponent

exponent.com
Product Category: Forensic Engineering


The Exponent name is recognized for its integrity, objectivity, independence, and professionalism. Our corporate core values drive a commitment to client service that enables us to provide consistently high quality work to clients worldwide. For 50 years we have provided engineering, scientific, environmental and health consulting services to corporations, insurance carriers, government agencies, law firms and individuals. The firm has been best known for analyzing accidents and failures to determine their causes, but in recent years it has become more active in assisting clients with human health, environmental, engineering and regulatory issues associated with new products or processes to help prevent problems in the future. 

Our multidisciplinary organization of scientists, physicians, engineers, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 technical disciplines to address complicated issues facing industry and government today. We employ the best and the brightest from the major academic institutions around the world as well as technical specialists from a variety of industries.



 

InvoicePrep

invoiceprep.com

Product Category: e-Billing & Legal Invoice Preparation

 

 

InvoicePrep helps law firms improve their profitability by preparing invoices that meet their clients’ billing and litigation management guidelines. When invoices are prepared properly, payment is more prompt and the number of denied charges decreases. InvoicePrep’s system is streamlined, efficient and uses a combination of cutting-edge technology and professionals with extensive legal invoice compliance and e-billing software knowledge.

 

Finally, there’s an answer to the legal invoicing problem facing today’s legal profession. When you let InvoicePrep do the work for you, you and the other attorneys in your firm can stop spending countless hours managing the process. Our talented invoice preparation experts do what they know best, allowing you to do what you know best — practice law and serve your clients.

 


 
J.S. Held
jsheld.com
Product Category: Construction Consulting


J.S. Held is a leading consulting firm specializing in construction consulting, property damage assessment, surety services, project and program management, and environmental, health & safety services.

 Our organization is built upon three fundamental pillars: to provide high quality technical expertiseto deliver an unparalleled client experience; and to be a catalyst for change in our industry. 

Our commitment to these pillars positions us as a leading global consulting firm, respected for our exceptional success addressing complex construction and environmental matters in the world.

Our team is a group of multi-talented professionals, bringing together years of technical field experience among all facets of projects including commercial, industrial, high rise, special structures, governmental, residential, and infrastructure. Our uncompromising commitment to our clients ensures our position as one of the most prominent consulting firms in our industry.



S-E-A

sealimited.com

Product Category: Forensic Engineering

 

 

SEA Limited is a multi-disciplined engineering and fire investigation company specializing in failure analysis.  SEA Ltd. also conducts environmental and industrial hygiene analysis.  We offer a complete investigative service, which includes mechanical, biomechanical, biomedical, electrical, metallurgical, and civil engineering, plus fire investigation, environmental and work place safety analysis, and a fully equipped chemical testing laboratory.  These disciplines interact to provide a thorough and independent analysis that will support any subsequent litigation.  SEA has also developed specialized practice groups in the areas of marine and energy, construction, trucking, vehicle dynamics, biomechanics and product testing. SEA has also expanded our visualization group to provide 3D laser scanning, medical illustrations and visual animations for demonstrative purposes.

 

Since its inception in 1970, SEA Ltd. has grown to be an acknowledged leader in investigative engineering, forensic science, and environmental testing.  Our full-time staffs of investigators, engineers, and chemists are licensed/registered professionals and are court-experienced experts in their respective fields.  This diverse professional engineering staff in regional locations, in addition to the product testing facilities, information researcher, and complete technical support group, can provide comprehensive evaluations for courtroom presentations.

 


 

SOMA

somaonline.com

Product Category: Medical Consulting

 

 

Founded by Dr. Howard M. Sandler in 1983, Sandler Occupational Medicine Associates, Inc., (SOMA), provides our clients with solutions to their occupational medical and environmental health and safety concerns. We have top quality professional staff and associates experienced in litigation support and expert witness services. The complex nature for determining exposure to disease causation makes it inevitable that disputes will arise and litigation may be the only path to resolution. Our highly qualified and credentialed medical and industrial hygiene professionals provide expert opinions and recommendations supported by years of technical research, experience and current industry standards. This multi-disciplined collaboration lends itself to a comprehensive scientific approach, enabling us to communicate complex technical and medical concepts clearly, concisely, and completely to a wide range of audiences. We have extensive experience presenting and defending our expert conclusions and opinions in depositions and trial testimony. Our professional legal consultative services include:

 

Professional review of medical records and case documentation
Literature search analysis and risk assessment
Expert-generated reports covering presence and extent of alleged health problems, exposure assessment, state-of-the-art,

  general and individual causation and alternative etiologies
Exposure modelling and recreation
Expert deposition and trial testimony
Opposing expert cross-examination review, analysis and recommendations

 

In many cases, our independent, evidence-based analysis has allowed clients to settle cases without going to court. Our subject matter areas of expertise include asbestos, mold, benzene, diacetyl, lead, toxic chemical exposures and worker exposure assessments. 


For more information, please contact Jessie Everett, Director, Occupational Health Division at 631-756-2204 or by email info@somaonline.com.

 


 

TORI Global

toriglobal.com

Product Category: Cyber Security

 

 

At TORI Global we put real industry experience at the heart of our consultancy. We collaborate with clients to execute their strategy, deliver their operational commitments, and enhance their customer and client proposition. We build business sustainability through robust governance, risk and control, and ensure the organisation, leadership and people are aligned and engaged to succeed. At TORI Global we believe that delivering success for customers relies on successful partnerships, and that successful partnerships are founded on the values of Trust, Openness, Respect and Integrity.

 


 

Veritext

veritext.com

Product Category: Court Reporting

 

Veritext is the global leader in court reporting and deposition support solutions.  Our partnership with Tom Oakes brings our national footprint to over 50 offices throughout the United States, featuring state-of-the-art conference rooms and access to the best court reporters and videographers.

Veritext’s advanced technology and high level of security are among the many reasons why over a hundred Fortune 500 companies and many of the leading insurance carriers have chosen Veritext as their preferred provider for court reporting services.  Our solutions help our clients leverage the latest easy-to-use technologies to streamline the deposition process, enhance delivery flexibility, and reliably handle the most complex cases. Innovative video, mobile and remote services, combined with unmatched HIPAA and PII security, ensure that Veritext clients have the best tools available and the confidence of working with the market leader.

 



Visual Evidence Corporation
ve-evidence.com
Product Category: Trial Presentation & Graphics


Visual Evidence Corporation’s consultants and key design staff have over 100 years of  combined experience in the trial, graphics and litigation support industry. Over the years, we have been involved in many of the nation’s high-profile cases, and we have never stopped being a leader in delivering innovative demonstrative evidence solutions for our clients. We bring significant experience in providing the latest tools, techniques and visual materials to help our clients powerfully convey their story. We  provide support through 3-D animations, electronic interactive timelines and  presentations, re-enactments, physical scale models, printed boards, videography, medical illustrations, audio and video expert analysis, courtroom technical support, CLE presentations and trial presentation consulting.

 

One of Visual Evidence Corporation’s most noted areas of expertise is the creation of demonstrative evidence exhibits utilized in defense of Use of Force matters. These presentations are based upon and implemented by our design team and include body and dash cam analysis and annotation, on scene re-enactments, 2-D and 3-D animations to depict point of view, interactive chronological presentations, shooting range testing to support ballistics and trajectory expert witnesses, and medical illustrations.

 

We pride ourselves in exceptional customer service! Our team works hand in hand with a trial team and their experts and clients to provide winning demonstrative exhibits for use in mediation, arbitration, settlement conferences, trial opening and closing, and in support of expert witness testimony.



2018 Sponsorship Prospectus

 

The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) understands the challenges faced by exhibitors, manufacturers, and service providers and the myriad of choices made to maximize investments.  FDCC meetings gather the highest level of law firm partners, managing partners, corporate counsel - decision makers - to provide you with the best return on your investment.

 

A variety of sponsorship opportunities and levels are still available throughout our 2018 and will be awarded on a first-come, first-selected basis. We encourage you to review the full terms of our sponsorship levels and the opportunities offered in our prospectus.

 

Please click here to review our sponsorship opportunities and terms.

 

To participate on behalf of your company, contact Executive Director, Kimberly LaBounty at Kimberly@thefederation.org or (630) 433-4517.

 


 

 

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Midwest Regional Corporate Counsel CLE

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2019 FDCC Winter Meeting - Austin, Texas

Featured Members
Sabrina GalloGreenberg Traurig, P.A., Miami, FL
Charles MeyerO'Hagan Meyer, PLLC, Richmond, VA

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