Michele C. Barnes, Partner, K&L Gates LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michele C. Barnes, Partner, K&L Gates LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “A Comprehensive Guide on Toxic Tort Litigation: Trends and Best Practices Explored.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 03:00 PM to 4:30 PM (ET). End Quote
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    About Michele C. Barnes
    Michele Barnes is a seasoned trial attorney who is a member of the K&L Gates complex commercial litigation and disputes practice group. In addition to trying cases throughout California and the Western United States, Michele has argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the California Court of Appeals.

    Michele represents manufacturers and suppliers of industrial and commercial products in a variety of business and product liability disputes, and counsels companies on risk management best practices.

    Michele graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1996 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Southern California in 1993.

    About K&L Gates LLP
    K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm’s broad global platform allows them to guide clients through the legal challenges inherent in the ever-changing international landscape. K&L Gates’ interconnected offices and practices around the world enable their clients to respond to diverse legal issues and risks through the services of a single, integrated law firm.

    The firm draws its strength from diverse roots across the globe, with a multiplicity of lineages converging in the past two decades to create one of the world's largest and most client-focused law firms. K&L Gates has grown their global presence through a mix of combinations with respected regional firms as well as greenfield offices, always following a singular focus on meeting client needs wherever they might be.

    The number of toxic tort claims has aggressively increased over the past years, prompting several regulatory revamps. In this complex area of law, businesses and their counsel must keep themselves abreast of emerging developments that continue to transpire. Having an in-depth understanding of the tort litigation procedures and case strategies is essential to avoid drawbacks.

    In this CLE webcast, toxic tort attorneys Timothy Krippner (Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.) and Michele C. Barnes (K&L Gates LLP) will provide the audience with a comprehensive discussion of toxic tort litigation. Speakers will also present emerging trends and developments and offer the best tort litigation practices to successfully win this type of lawsuit in an evolving legal climate.

    In a LIVE Webcast, the speakers will discuss:
    • Toxic Tort Litigation: An Overview
    • Trends and Statistics
    • Notable Cases and Court Rulings
    • Red Flags
    • Risk Mitigation Strategies
    • Best Tort Litigation Tools and Techniques

    About The Knowledge Group
    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else.

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