Norris Conference Center - CityCentre –
Jan 21, 2016
UT Law Professors David Robertson and Michael Sturley open the 24th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference with their always-popular overview of recent developments at the national level and in the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits.
Program highlights include:
Fifth Circuit Update from prosecutor-turned-judge Hon. Gregg Costa, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Houston, TX
Kenneth G. Engerrand, Brown Sims, P.C., Houston, TX moderates a panel of U.S. District Court Judges from Texas and Louisiana as they provide practical advice for handling cases in Federal Court
An exploration of Piracy Prone Waters, features practical legal considerations and personal experiences, with Thomas M. Brown, Texas A&M University at Galveston
Practical tips on how to anticipate, prevent, and mitigate the threat of cybersecurity in the maritime industry
A review of developments in the Macondo multi-district litigation, with an examination at other Courts’ interpretations and key rulings
Discussion of rig breakaway claims, including the duty to prepare rigs for hurricanes and Wreck Act implications
What to Do if Your Client is Misbehaving, Part V—the interactive ethics favorite—with Bradley A. Jackson (Retired), Houston, TX and Jonathan E. Smaby, Texas Center for Legal Ethics, Austin, TX, providing real-world questions and answers regarding ethics and the law
This conference offers a unique opportunity for practitioners to stay abreast of global and national developments affecting case law, contracts, and civil procedure.