Seeger Weiss LLP partners Christopher A. Seeger, David R. Buchanan, Matthew F. Pawa, and Jennifer Scullion appeared alongside the nation’s leading plaintiff and defense lawyers, judges, legal scholars, and government officials as part of the Judicial Education Program at the Law & Economics Center of George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School. The Judicial Education Program “offers intellectually rigorous, balanced, and timely education programs to the nation’s judges and justices in the belief that the fundamental principles of a free and just society depend on a knowledgeable and well educated judiciary.”
Buchanan and Scullion presented at the Fifteenth Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues, which took place on November 14-17, 2021, in Charleston, S.C. concerning “America’s rapidly changing civil justice environment.” Buchanan spoke as part of a panel focused on “Developments in Discovery Reform” moderated by Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Lynne A. Battaglia, and Scullion spoke on the “Locality Litigation and Public Nuisance” panel moderated by Connecticut Appellate Court Judge Ingrid L. Moll.
The Symposium on Novel Liability Theories and the Incentives Driving Them, an event held from October 24-26, 2021, in Nashville, TN again featured Scullion as well as Seeger Weiss partners Christopher A. Seeger and Matthew F. Pawa. Scullion appeared as part of a panel discussion on “Public Nuisance – Opioids, COVID-19, and Other Applications” moderated by Associate Judge Sean D. Wallace of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County in Maryland; Pawa on the “Public Nuisance – Climate Change Applications” panel moderated by Justice Anne K. McKeig of the Supreme Court of Minnesota; and Seeger on “The Mechanics and Motivations of Settlements, Especially with Public Entities” moderated by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.