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Structuring Physician Group Practices: Key Legal Considerations
April 21 (in about 10 hours)

In Pari Delicto: Latest Developments in Bankruptcy and Other Asset Recovery Litigation
April 22 (in 1 day)

Punitive Damages in Commercial Litigation: Pursuing and Defending Claims
April 22 (in 1 day)

Executive Compensation Tax Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
April 22 (in 1 day)

Attorney-Client Privilege Between Affiliated Entities: Who Owns the Privilege When Interests Diverge?
April 22 (in 1 day)

Sect. 704(c): Contributions to Partnerships and LLCs
April 22 (in 1 day)

Advanced AIA Issues for Patent Claim Construction: Best Practices Absent Clear Court Guidance
April 23 (in 2 days)

Export Controls and Cloud Computing: Complying with ITAR, EAR and Sanctions Laws
April 23 (in 2 days)

Trade Secret Theft in the Workplace: Mitigating Misappropriation Risks in the Cloud Computing Era
April 23 (in 2 days)

Environmental Indemnity in Real Estate Transactions: Allocating Risks of Potential Cleanup Costs
April 23 (in 2 days)

Structuring Clinically Integrated Networks: Legal Considerations for Hospitals, Health Systems and Physicians
April 23 (in 2 days)

Policyholder's Duty to Cooperate: Advocating or Defending Against Loss of Coverage for Breach
April 23 (in 2 days)

Structuring and Enforcing Real Estate Mezzanine Intercreditor and B Note Agreements: Latest Developments
April 24 (in 3 days)

Non-Resident and Mobile Workers: State Tax Traps for Employers
April 24 (in 3 days)

Deposing Named Plaintiffs in Class Litigation: Uncovering and Leveraging Issues of Adequacy and Commonality
April 29 (in 8 days)

Daubert Motions in Construction Litigation: Making and Defending Challenges
April 29 (in 8 days)

Drafting IT Professional Services Agreements
April 29 (in 8 days)

Leveraging Captive Insurance Companies in Estate Planning to Maximize Tax Benefits and Asset Protection
April 29 (in 8 days)

Structuring Gainsharing Arrangements and Bundled Payments: Latest Developments
April 30 (in 9 days)

Drafting Position Statements to Mitigate EEOC Full-Scale Investigations and Lawsuits
April 30 (in 9 days)

Protecting Trademark Rights Outside the U.S.
April 30 (in 9 days)

Food Safety Regulation and Litigation: Minimizing the Risk of Product Liability Claims
April 30 (in 9 days)

IRC 754: Partnership and Pass-Through Entity Basis Adjustments
April 30 (in 9 days)

Advanced Tax Strategies in Structuring Private Investment Funds
May 1 (in 10 days)

Negotiating Contractual Indemnity in M&A Deals: Transactional and Litigation Considerations
May 1 (in 10 days)

Structuring Complex Easement Agreements in Commercial Real Estate Deals
May 1 (in 10 days)

IC-DISC Strategies: Mastering the Complex Operational Challenges
May 6

ERISA Group Health Plans: Complying With Complex HHS Regulations and Leveraging New Guidance
May 6

Jury Selection in Employment Litigation: Preparing for Voir Dire, Identifying Bias, Leveraging Strikes
May 7

Drafting Telemedicine Agreements: Legal Considerations for Hospitals and Physician Practice Groups
May 7

CFIUS Regulations and FINSA Compliance: Surviving Heightened Federal Scrutiny
May 7

Insurance Coverage for Statutory and Liquidated Damages and Attorney Fees: Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
May 7

Ophthalmology Malpractice Suits: Pursuing or Defending Claims
May 8

Tax Strategies for Real Estate LLC and LP Agreements: Capital Commitments, Tax Allocations, Distributions, and More
May 8

Drafting and Negotiating Convertible Preferred Stock Provisions: Protecting Interests of Businesses and Investors
May 8

Foreign Earned Income: Form 2555 Exclusion Reporting and Other Tax Issues for Expat Workers
May 8

Patent Infringement: Proving Royalty Damages Amid Increased Court Scrutiny
May 12

Estate Planning for Digital Assets: Identification, Access and Ownership Challenges
May 13

Pass-Through Entities and Stock Basis Calculations: Challenges for Enrolled Agents
May 13

Accounting for Contributions, Pledges, Grants and Donations to Non-Profits
May 13

Mobile Device Privacy and Security Compliance for Corporations
May 13

Tronox v. Kerr-McGee: Game Changing Ruling on Fraudulent Transfer and Spin-Offs to Shed Legacy Liabilities
May 13

Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act Amendments 2014: A View from the Uniform Law Commission
May 13

Medicare in Personal Injury Claim Settlements: Complying with Reporting Requirements and Satisfying Liens
May 13

Hospital Employment of Physicians: Complying With Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute
May 14

Military Divorce: Identifying, Obtaining and Introducing Military Financial and Other Documents as Evidence
May 14

Appeal Bonds and Other Asset Protection: Staying an Adverse Judgment Execution
May 14

New Markets Tax Credits: Where Are We Now, Exiting or Restructuring Existing Deals, and Traps for the Unwary
May 14

Revised Form 5227 Reporting: Charitable Split-Interest Trusts, NIIT Calculations, and More
May 14

Workplace Religious Discrimination: New EEOC Guidance and Court Developments
May 14

Advocating Allocation of Liability and Exhaustion of Policy Limits: Policyholder and Carrier Perspectives
May 14

Drafting M&A Purchase Price Adjustment Clauses
May 15

Tax Issues in Transferring LLC and Partnership Interests
May 15

State Corporate Income Apportionment: Key Fundamentals and Legislative Trends
May 15

Bank Claims for Target-Type Breaches: Leveraging Litigation Theories, Assessing and Pleading Damages
May 15

Worker Misclassification and ERISA: Drafting Plan Documents and Defining the Employment Relationship to Avoid Liability
May 20

Passive Activity Loss Reporting: Strategies for Pass-Throughs and Impact of New NII Tax Regulations
May 20

Leveraging Secured Lender Bankruptcy Cramdown Rules and Setting Interest Rates: Strategies for Debtors and Lenders
May 20

Fair Market Value in Hospital and Physician Transactions: Complying with Anti-Kickback and Self-Referral Laws
May 21

Renewable Energy Projects: Negotiating Power Purchase Agreements
May 21

FCPA in India 2014: Compliance Strategies for India's Unique Cultural and Governmental Intricacies
May 21

Modifying Irrevocable Trusts: Changing the Unchangeable?
May 21

Private Employers May Be Subject to SOX Retaliation Provisions: Has the Supreme Court Put Your Clients in the Crosshairs?
May 21

Litigating Closely Held Business Disputes: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Contract and Shareholder Oppression
May 21

Occurrences in Construction Defects Claims: Navigating Divergent Views to Maximize Coverage or Limit Liability
May 22

Trademark Confusion: Proving or Defending Against Infringement
May 22

Patent Infringement: Structuring Opinions of Counsel
May 22

Leveraging Letters of Credit in Commercial Transactions: Drafting Tips to Comply with UCC Article 5, ISP and UCP
May 22

Title Insurance Coverage: What Real Estate Counsel Need to Know
May 22

New Municipal Advisor Regulations: Navigating Complex Registration and Exemption Rules
May 22

Drafting Indemnification and Hold Harmless Provisions in Commercial Contracts
May 27

Broker Dealer Auditing: Mastering New SEC and PCAOB Rules and Standards
May 27

Concierge Medicine: Complying With Medicare Regulations, Insurance Laws and the Anti-Kickback Statute
May 28

Discovery and Motion Practice in Personal Injury Law: Advanced Litigation Strategies
May 28

Protecting IP Rights in Joint Development Agreements and Strategic Alliances
May 28

Workplace Pregnancy-Related Accommodations: Navigating Evolving Federal, New State and Local Laws
May 28

Construction Delay and Defect Damages: Calculating, Proving and Contesting Damages
May 28

EPA's Expanded "Waters of the U.S." Definition: Navigating the Unprecedented Reach and Scope of New Rule
May 28

State Taxation of Income From Foreign Affiliates
May 29

Tax Challenges for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate
May 29

Defending Mortgage and Consumer Financial Services Class Action Claims
May 29

Defending Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Depositions
June 3

Implementing ACA Compliance Programs for Physician Groups Absent Federal Guidance
June 4

Antitrust Risks for Trade Associations and Members: Ensuring Compliance Amid Intensive Federal Scrutiny
June 4

Patent Due Diligence Post-AIA: Avoiding Dangers of Inadequate Investigation
June 4

Business Negotiations in China: Navigating Chinese Systems, Laws and Cultural Differences in Structuring Deals
June 4

Crisis Management for In-House Counsel: Data Breaches, Disasters, Fraud, Government Investigations and More
June 4

Same-Sex Partners and Family Law: Navigating Marriage Portability, Asset Division, Support and Custody
June 5

Intercreditor Agreements in Bankruptcy: Maximizing Recovery for First and Second Lienholders
June 5

Mastering Contract-Drafting Nuances: Conditional Language, Exceptions, Date and Time References, and More
June 10

Strategies for Maximizing Damages in Personal Injury Cases
June 10

Leveraging Post-Grant Patent Proceedings Before the PTAB
June 12

Private Equity M&A Key Deal Terms: Reverse Break Fees, Seller Remedies and Post-Closing Indemnity
June 12

International Tax Impact on Business Entity Selection Decisions: Weighing the Pros and Cons
June 12

Preparing Witnesses for Deposition and Trial: Reconciling Demands of FRCP 26 and FRE 612
June 17

Workers' Compensation and Social Media: An Effective Evidentiary Tool in Defending Claims
June 25

Software License Due Diligence in M&A Deals
June 26

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Featured Faculty

Williamson, Mark D.

Mark D. Williamson

Principal, Gray Plant Mooty

Mr. Williamson practices in the areas of business, corporate, and securities law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisition Team. He has experience representing both public and private companies and private equity funds in various corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, public and private offerings, tender offers, and debt financings.

In Current Publications

Insurance Law & Litigation Week

"Fax blasts" not property damage caused by "occurrence" under Pennsylvania law

Municipal Litigation Reporter

"Good cause" requirement for concealed carry licenses violates Second Amendment

Health Law Week

$7.27 Million judgment for patient who suffers from chronic pain syndrome affirmed

Municipal Litigation Reporter

Action alleging county employee promised job in exchange for sexual favors dismissed

Municipal Litigation Reporter

City rejects organization's request to place "Faces of Global Terrorism" ad on bus

Municipal Litigation Reporter

City's ordinance prohibiting targeted picketing near residences is constitutional

Class Action Law Monitor

Class certification denied in lawsuit arising from text advertisements for Microsoft's Xbox

Class Action Law Monitor

Complaint alleging BMW failed to disclose transmission defect dismissed

Municipal Litigation Reporter

County's failure to provide completely free health insurance to retirees is not a taking

Insurance Law & Litigation Week

Court properly looked beyond complaint to determine date of insured's written notice

Securities Class Action Reporter

Defendants denied interlocutory appeal of denial of dismissal of securities fraud action against Facebook

Securities Class Action Reporter

Dismissal of securities fraud class action againt B.P. reversed

Class Action Law Monitor

Financial effects of declaratory judgment can be considered in determining amount in controversy

Municipal Litigation Reporter

Fire chief not immune from action challenging department's "don't go in" policy

Class Action Law Monitor

Fourth Amendment does not bar city's use of GPS system to track taxi drivers

Health Law Week

Hospital's bylaws/appointment policy does not create enforceable contract

Insurance Law & Litigation Week

Injury caused by plywood blown from truck bed resulted from "auto accident"

Insurance Law & Litigation Week

Insured's sale of adulterated product constitutes "accident" under liability policy

Insurance Law & Litigation Week

Insurer has no duty to disclose possible use of in-house counsel

Class Action Law Monitor

iPhone purchasers inadequately allege Apple misrepresented Siri feature's functionality