Hot Topics in Federal Practice

Pennsylvania Bar Association Annual Meeting | Pittsburgh, PA

The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Federal Practice Committee (FPC) sponsors a “Hot Topics in Federal Practice” CLE at the PBA’s Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh. Partner and FPC Co-Vice Chair Nancy Conrad serves on a panel with federal judges and practitioners to provide insight on recent developments impacting the practice of law in the federal courts, including:

    • injunctive practice challenging executive actions and appellate challenges;
    • a discussion about the Article III standing doctrine and the elements of standing necessary to maintain a federal lawsuit in light of the 2016 case of Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins;
    • the impact of the 2016 amendments to the E-Discovery Rules; and
    • other current hot topics important to effective federal practice.

Judge D. Michael Fisher, FPC Chair, moderates while other panelists include Chief Judge Joy Flowers Conti and Magistrate Judge Cynthia Eddy of the Western District, and Kemal Mericli of the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, and FPC members Kathleen Wilkinson and Anne John.


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