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  • Author: Daniel R. Coquillette&Gregory P. Joseph&Sol S
  • Promulgation date: 2013-00-00
  • Language: English
  • Price: 16,344 HKD
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Daniel R. Coquillette&Gregory P. Joseph&Sol S

Daniel R. Coquillette

Daniel R. Coquillette is the J. Donald Monan, S.J., University Professor at Boston College of Law in Newton, Massachusetts, and the Charles Warren Visiting Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Professor Coquillette is a graduate of Williams College (B.A., 1966), Oxford University (B.A., 1969 and M.A., 1975) and Harvard University (J.D., 1971). He clerked for Justice Robert Braucher (MA SJC) in Boston (1971-1972) and Chief Justice of the United States Warren E. Burger (1972-1973), and was a partner in the Boston law firm Palmer & Dodge (1973-1975, 1978-1985). In his academic career, Professor Coquillette has served as an Associate Professor at Boston University (1975-1978), Visiting Professor at Cornell Law School (1978, 1983), Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School (1978-1979, 1983-1984, 1994-), Dean of Boston College (1985-1993), Professor of Law at Boston College (1985-1988), and J. Donald Monan S.J. University Professor at Boston College (1989-). His course subjects include Contracts, Jurisprudence, Legal History, and the Legal Profession.
Gregory P. Joseph

Gregory P. Joseph is a past President of the American College of Trial Lawyers and former Chair of the 60,000-member Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association. He has served on the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Evidence, as Chair of the New York State Courts ' Committee of Lawyers to Enhance the Jury Process, and as Co-Chair of the Third Circuit Task Force on Selection of Class Counsel. He is the President of the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society and a founder of Joseph Hage Aaronson Ltd., a law firm with offices in New York and London ( In addition to SANCTIONS: THE FEDERAL LAW OF LITIGATION ABUSE, he is the author of CIVIL RICO: A DEFINITIVE GUIDE (3d ed. 2010 ), which the HARVARD LAW REVIEW says "meticulously analyzes the decisions " (vol. 106, p. 1376 ) and Fortune has called "the leading treatise on RICO " (Sept. 29, 2008 at 135), and MODERN VISUAL EVIDENCE, which has been described as "the authoritative text " on that subject (Communication Arts, September/October 1995, p. 45 ). His books and articles have been cited in more than 200 judicial opinions and 350 law review articles. He is a member of the Editorial Board of MOORE'S FEDERAL PRACTICE (3d ed. ).
Sol Schreiber

Sol Schreiber has served as of counsel and partner to the firm of Milberg LLP in New York City. His practice areas include litigation, class actions, complex civil litigation, and court-appointed special masters' assignments. He has served as an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School (1973-1986) and as a United States Magistrate in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York (1971-1978). A graduate of City College of the City University of New York (B.A., cum laude, 1952) and the law school at Yale University (LL.B., 1955), Mr. Schreiber has received the Francis Rawle Award for Outstanding Achievement in Post-Admission Legal Education and the Presidential Award.
Mr. Schreiber's court-appointed special masters' assignments have included Agent Orange litigation, sex discrimination class actions, an international antitrust case in the district court for the District of Columbia, and the Hunt-Shore Sale Silver Class Action cases. Mr. Schreiber also served as legal consultant to the Dalkon Shield Other Claimants Trust. In September 2005, he became a Trustee of the Center for American and International Law (formerly the Southwestern Legal Foundation).
Mr. Schreiber has served as the Planning and Program Chairman of ALI-ABA Federal Evidence & Civil Practice Programs, and as the co-chair of the ALI-ABA/Federal Judicial Center Annual TV Program on New Directions in Federal Civil Practice and Procedure.
Georgene M. Vairo

Georgene M. Vairo is the David P. Leonard Professor of Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. She is a graduate of Sweet Briar College (B.A. 1972) (Phi Beta Kappa), the University of Virginia (M. Ed. 1975) (With Distinction), and Fordham University School of Law (J.D. 1979) (cum laude). While a student at Fordham, Professor Vairo was an associate editor of the Law Review, and a member of the National Moot Court championship team.
Professor Vairo practiced antitrust law at the New York City office of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (1979-1981), and served as the first law clerk to the Honorable Joseph M. McLaughlin (1981-1982), currently United States Court of Appeals Judge for the Second Circuit, then District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. She joined the faculty of Fordham University School of Law in 1982 and taught there for 13 years, serving as Associate Dean from 1987 until 1995, and was appointed to the Leonard F. Manning Chair in 1994. She taught as a visiting professor at Loyola Law School in 1995-1996, and currently teaches courses there in Federal Jurisdiction, Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Complex Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation, International Dispute Resolution, and Federal Courts.
From 1988 to 2000, Professor Vairo served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Dalkon Shield Claimants' Trust, and as its Chairperson since August of 1989. She writes a column on forum selection issues for the National Law Journal, and contributes Emerging Issues Analysis on noteworthy cases for LexisNexis. She has served on the editorial board of several litigation and dispute resolution journals, including the ADR Quarterly of the American Arbitration Association, and The Practical Litigator of the American Law Institute-American Bar Association. She is a member of the American Law Institute, and served as a member of the ALI Project on Complex Litigation. She has been invited to testify before the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, and has lectured widely on various federal procedural topics including Rule 11, summary judgment, choice of forum considerations, abstention, resolution of mass torts and federal jurisdiction, to groups of judges, lawyers, and law professors.
Chilton Davis Varner

Chilton Davis Varner became King & Spalding's first female litigation partner in 1983. She is the senior partner in the firm's product liability practice, which has been named one of the top three in the country by The American Lawyer and one of the top six by Chambers. In 2004, Former Chief Justice Rehnquist named Ms. Varner to the Advisory Committee to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and she was re-appointed to a second term until 2010 by Chief Justice Roberts. Ms. Varner currently serves on the Editorial Board for Moore's Federal Practice, a leading treatise on practice in the federal courts. Ms. Varner was named to the National Law Journal's list of the top 10 women litigators in the country in 2001. Ms. Varner is currently President-Elect Designate of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Ms. Varner has served as national trial and appellate counsel for a variety of corporate clients, including her work in products liability, business litigation, regulatory investigations and counseling on questions of attorney-client privilege and work product.
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