Actionable Strategies for Drug and Medical Device Products Liability Litigators and In-house Counsel

ACI’s Drug and Medical Device Litigation conference is the only event which brings together an exceptional in-house presence on the faculty, the top defense firms representing pharmaceutical and medical device companies, experienced jurists from around the country, the FDA, and the DOJ. Designed for both networking and masters-level strategy sharing, this is the leading forum at which to learn winning life sciences products liability litigation strategies.

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Esteemed Judges & Government Enforcers



Companies on the Faculty & Advisory Board



Days of Networking

Thank you to Our 2019 Co‑Chairs:
Larissa A. Eustice

Larissa A. Eustice

Senior Legal Counsel

Matthew L. Stennes

Matthew L. Stennes

Vice President, Chief Litigation & Investigations Counsel

Over 400 attended the 2019 event, including representatives from such leading life sciences companies as:

  • Abbvie
  • Abiomed
  • Allergan
  • American Regent
  • Amneal Pharmaceuticals
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bausch Health
  • Bayer
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company
  • Biogen
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim
  • Bracco Diagnostics
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Cardinal Health
  • Carestream Health
  • Daiichi Sankyo
  • Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals
  • Galderma
  • Genetech
  • GTI
  • GSK
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • LivaNova
  • Medtronic
  • Mylan
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Nuvasive
  • Olympus Corporation
  • PDL BioPharma
  • Pfizer
  • Purdue Pharma
  • Sage Therapeutics
  • Sandoz
  • Sanofi
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Teleflex
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • UCB
  • W.L. Gore
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Exceptional In-House

Your once-a-year opportunity to brainstorm with top in-house counsel including General Counsel and Chief Litigation Officers from diverse pharmaceutical and medical device companies and members of the products liability defense bar

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Strengthen Relationships & Establish New Connections

Network and brainstorm with the Who’s Who of the products liability defense bar from leading litigators in the field as well as from over 25 in-house counsel responsible for handling litigation on behalf of the country’s top life sciences companies

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The Most Relevant,
Forward-thinking Content

Join in high-level sessions focused on your most pressing challenges and opportunities

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Federal and State Judges and
Government Enforcers

Gain a 360 degree view of products liability litigation from all the key stakeholders


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“There is no better forum for leading edge thinking on today’s most pressing drug and med litigation challenges.”

Director, Government Investigations
Merck & Co., Inc.

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“I enjoy attending ACI’s Drug and Med because of the quality presentations, and the interaction with the lawyers and clients that I’ve had the opportunity to work with for so many years.”

Goodell DeVries Leech & Dann LLP

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“The ACI Drug and Med conference is a great opportunity to connect with other members of the products liability bar and get real-time and real-world information about mass tort litigation throughout the country.”

Senior Counsel Litigation/Investigations

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“I attend ACI’s Drug and Med because it’s an opportunity to meet and reconnect with colleagues who are both my peers at other law firms and clients. I found the presentation on attorney advertising to be very helpful.”


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“Attending this conference is an opportunity to see both one’s clients as well as counsel from other firms with whom one works on a regular basis usually via email or phone but rarely in person, so you get to see these people at least once a year which is important.”

Mayer Brown LLP

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“ACI’s Drug and Med conference is informative and attracts top professionals year after year, giving you the opportunity to develop lasting professional and personal relationships.”

Danaher Lagnese PC

In-house counsel for:

  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical device companies
  • Biotech companies
  • Health care organizations

Attorneys practicing in:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Drug and medical devices
  • Products liability
  • Mass tort
  • Complex and multidistrict litigation healthcare

See why 400+ professionals attend each year to network and discuss actionable strategies to surmount new litigation challenges.

We hope to see you in 2020! Register early and save with the Early Bird discount today!

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