On October 20, 2020, the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) hosted Summit 2020: Future in Focus. Below are the videos of the virtual event.
Introductory Remarks From ILR President Harold Kim
On October 20, 2020, the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) hosted the annual Legal Reform Summit – Summit 2020: Future in Focus. ILR President Harold Kim gave these introductory remarks to kick off the event.
Focusing on Small Business Tort Costs
Summit 2020: Future in Focus featured a panel discussion on ILR’s newest research paper, Tort Liability Costs for Small Businesses. The panel featured David McKnight, Senior Associate, the Brattle Group, and Chuck Jones, President, Jones Coffee Roasters providing insight into the real-life impact of tort cost on small businesses. The panel was moderated by Oriana Senatore, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.
A New Vision: U.S. Department of Justice Enforcement Priorities
Jeffrey Clark, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice joined the summit to discuss current Department of Justice regulatory reform efforts and enforcement priorities.
The Wide Angle: Dynamics of Today’s Nuclear Verdicts
This panel explored the societal shifts, evolving plaintiffs’ bar tactics, and changing demographic trends that are driving the increase in nuclear verdicts.
Panelists include Robert Tyson, Jr., Partner, Tyson & Mendes, Yafit Cohn, Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Group General Counsel, The Travelers Companies, Inc., and Christina Marinakis, Shareholder and Director of Jury Research, Litigation Insights. The panel was moderated by Harold Kim, President, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.