Corporate Litigation Forum For Financial Services & Insurance

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May 5–7, 2019 | The Garden City Hotel | Garden City, NY

Join like-minded Chief Litigation Counsel for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • VANESSA ANDROS (Kemper Insurance), Corporate Counsel
  • LESLIE BENDER (BCA Financial Services, Inc.), Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel
  • DOMENIC CERVONI (HSBC North America Holdings Inc.), Vice President, Senior Legal Counsel
  • LISA D’AVOLIO (Thomson Reuters Legal Managed Services), Director, Legal Solutions
  • ROBERT DANIEL (Integreon), Senior Director, Financial Services Practice Group
  • GARY DEUTSCH (PNC Bank, N.A.), Managing Chief Counsel
  • BRIAN DORAN (Investors Bancorp), Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
  • CAMILLE EVERETT (East West Bank), Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
  • BETH FORSYTHE (Dorsey & Whitney LLP), Partner
  • BRIAN FOX (PwC), U.S. Information Governance Leader
  • HEATHER FRENCH (Ares Management), Managing Director and Associate General Counsel
  • TODD FULKS (Clayton Homes), Associate General Counsel
  • BRENDAN GIBBON (Société Générale - Americas), Director and Counsel, Litigation, Enforcement & Investigations
  • KAREN GOSSMAN (Discover Financial Services), Director and Senior Counsel
  • JENNIFER HARRIS (TMX Finance Family of Companies), Associate General Counsel and Employment Counsel
  • JENNIFER HEIL (MUFG Americas), Deputy Head of Litigation, Human Resources & Government Investigations Group
  • KRISTIN ALIX HERZON (Travelers), Associate Group General Counsel
  • WILLIAM KELLEHER (People’s United Bank, N.A.), Senior Vice President, Corporate Counsel
  • MAI KLAASSEN (Charles Schwab), Vice President and Associate General Counsel
  • PHILIP LAFFEY (TSYS), Associate General Counsel
  • MICHAEL LORDI (AXA), Senior Director of Law Department Operations
  • MARK LOSACCO (HSBC North America), Executive Vice President and General Counsel, U.S. Litigation
  • ROBERT MADDOX (Bradley), Partner
  • TIM MAGEE (Barclays), America’s Head of Investigations & Enforcement
  • DAMIEN MARSHALL (Boies Schiller Flexner LLP), Partner
  • MARILYN MCCLURE-DEMERS (Nationwide Insurance), Vice President, Associate General Counsel Corporate Litigation & Discovery Management
  • GLEN MCFARLANE (JPMorgan Chase & Co), Managing Director, Global Head of Legal Discovery
  • HECTOR MCLEAN (UnitedLex), Vice President, Legal & Cyber Solutions
  • KRISTIN MEISTER (Credit Agricole CIB), Litigation Counsel
  • MATT MORNINGSTAR (Morgan Stanley), Executive Director and Counsel
  • ELLEN NENDORF (Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker), Sales Consultant, Law Department Management
  • GRAHAM O'CONNELL (PwC), Partner, Forensics Division
  • JENNIFER PERSICO (E*TRADE Financial Corporation), Vice President, Associate General Counsel
  • KATHLEEN PETERSON (Citizens Financial Group, Inc.), Senior Counsel, Vice President
  • SANDRA PERRI (Sun Life Financial Canada), Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Litigation
  • SEAN QUINN (Guardian Life Insurance Company of America), Vice President, Chief Litigation Counsel
  • DINA RAPHAEL (BMO Financial Group), Associate General Counsel, Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • LOU RICCIUTI (AXA XL), Vice President and Senior Associate General Counsel
  • LEXI RUSSELLO (Marsh & McLennan Companies), Senior Assistant General Counsel
  • CHRISTOPHER RYAN (MoneyGram), Legal Counsel, Global Litigation & Real Estate
  • JOSEPH SALAMA (Deutsche Bank), Global Head of Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement
  • BRENDA SHARTON (Goodwin), Chair, Business Litigation & Privacy & Cybersecurity Practices
  • HANNAH SHOLL (Visa), Senior Counsel, Global Litigation & Competition
  • CRAIG SMITH (Integreon), Practice Leader, Financial Services Practice
  • MICHAEL SOCHA (Ally Financial Inc.), Chief Counsel, Litigation
  • ANDREW STEMMER (Deutsche Bank), Americas Head of Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement
  • ROBERT STURM (CSAA Insurance Exchange), Vice President and Associate General Counsel
  • JENNIFER WEIDNER (The Canandaigua National Bank and Trust Company), General Counsel
  • WILLIAM WELCH (Voya Financial), Deputy General Counsel, Litigation and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer
  • MICHAEL WHITE (The Vanguard Group, Inc.), Senior Counsel, Head of Litigation
  • JEANETTE WHITE (CoreLogic, Inc.), Associate General Counsel

Forum Chair

  • MARK LOSACCO (HSBC North America), Executive Vice President and General Counsel, U.S. Litigation

Advisory Board

  • DAVID ALLEN (MassMutual), Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Litigation & Legal Operations
  • KAREN KONIGSBERG (UBS), Executive Director and Counsel
  • MARK LOSACCO (HSBC North America), Executive Vice President and General Counsel, U.S. Litigation
  • MARC MCKAY (Bank of Montreal), Associate General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer–U.S. Personal Wealth Division
  • SHERRI NAGEL (Discover Financial Services), Vice President and Assistant General Counsel
  • JOHN ODENDAHL (Farmers Group, Inc.), Vice President, Head of Corporate Litigation
  • KATHLEEN PETERSON (Citizens Financial Group, Inc.), Senior Counsel, Vice President

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Topics For Discussion

  • Making The Most Of The Inside-Outside Counsel Partnership
  • Class Actions In 2019 & Beyond
  • Corporate Internal Investigations: Best Practices & Pitfalls
  • How To Anticipate, Investigate & Litigate A Data Breach In 2019
  • Partnering With Legal Operations

Venue: The Garden City Hotel

45 7th St, Garden City, NY 11530

This old-world-style luxury hotel is in a historic property that dates from 1874. It is a 1-minute walk from the Long Island Railroad and 19 miles from Manhattan.


General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.


Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.

Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.

Customized Itineraries

Meet with the most innovative service providers in the industry, one-on-one, based on your individual and departmental priorities. Our reputable partners are referred and vetted by your peers.

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    HSBC North America
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