January 17, 2014

Jenner & Block Partner Richard F. Ziegler will moderate one of the key panels during the 2014 CPR Annual Meeting to be held February 20-22 in Charleston, SC.  Titled “’You Say Tomato / I Say Tomahto’: Jurisdictional Differences in Key Issues in ADR-III: Industry Perspectives,” Richard’s panel will be held February 21 and will address jurisdictional differences in key ADR issues. Focusing on industry perspectives, the panelists will explore the common aspects of and significant differences in industry perspectives on the role of ADR in global business and the impact of local practices on developing an effective ADR strategy.  The panelists include Gillian A. Dada, head of product litigation corporate (UK) and Europe for GlaxoSmithKline in the United Kingdom; Isabelle Robinet Muguet, general counsel, international legal affairs of Orange in Paris, France; Laurent Nahmiash, partner at Dentons in Montreal, Canada; and James Lynn Werner, partner at Parker Poe in Columbia, SC.  Please click here for more information and to register.

Richard is managing partner of the firm's New York office.  A former general counsel of a Fortune 100 company, former federal prosecutor and an active civil litigator and counselor, he focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, international arbitration and corporate governance and compliance matters.  Since joining the firm in 2007, Richard has handled numerous major commercial disputes, conducted international arbitrations in London, Geneva and New York, and represented clients with multi-billion dollar claims against financial institutions arising from the credit crisis.