(Webcast) Current Litigation Trends in the Food and Beverage Industry: The In-House Perspective

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 | 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Program Chair:
Christina M. Lewicky
Attorney at Law

  • Attendees will gain insights from leading in-house practitioners on current and anticipated litigation trends in these industries, including developments in class action litigations. Speakers will also provide a snapshot of the current business landscape in the food and beverage space as they address their role as brand stewards.

    Program Fee:
    $119 For Members | $219 For Nonmembers

  • Stephen M. Mahieu
    Chief Counsel, Litigation, The Kraft Heinz Company

    Shayon Smith
    Assistant General Counsel, Global Litigation, The Hershey Company

    Sean Suber
    Litigation Associate, Winston & Strawn LLP

    Jackie Welch
    Vice President, Litigation, The J.M. Smucker Company

  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
    Class Action Food Labeling Update

    • Recent class action food labeling suits
    • Recent significant court rulings and trial outcomes


    12:30 pm – 12:55 pm
    Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Regulatory Issues

    • Propositions 12 and 65
    • Green claims and state recycling labeling regulations
    • FDA rulemaking


    12:55 pm – 1:10 pm
    In-House Perspectives

    • Risk management and advising internal business clients
    • Working with outside counsel – best practices


    1:10 pm – 1:15 pm
    Question & Answer Session

  • New York: 1.5 Skills
    New Jersey: 1.5 General
    California: 1.5 General
    Pennsylvania: 1.0 General

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    Litigation, Seth D. Allen, Chair
    Hospitality Law, Larry Welch, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Yelena Balashchenko, Manager, Business Development & Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | ybalashchenko@nycbar.org