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Gleason CLE Event, 'Opioid Litigation: Extraordinary Justice in Extraordinary Times'

Speaker: Michael G. Connelly

5:00-8:00 PM (ET)
Gleason CLE Event, 'Opioid Litigation: Extraordinary Justice in Extraordinary Times'

Michael G. Connelly, a partner in the Trial and Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton, will be speaking on the Gleason CLE event titled "Opioid Litigation: Extraordinary Justice in Extraordinary Times."

As the first bellwether trial in the Opioid MDL begins, what is at stake, and what is the judicial system’s role? During this CLE session, the panelists will discuss some of the unique legal issues surrounding the ongoing opioid crisis, and how litigators, courts, trustees, claims managers, insurance companies and healthcare providers all work within the judicial process to solve a social crisis.


  • Michael G. Connelly, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Hon. (Ret.) Judith K. Fitzgerald, Shareholder, Tucker Arensberg and former bankruptcy judge
  • John M. Hagan, Partner, K&L Gates
  • Bruce E. Mattock, Shareholder, Goldberg Persky & White, P.C.

A networking reception and cocktail hour will follow this panel discussion.


Fairmont Hotel
501 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


There is no cost to attend.

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