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Sofia Adrogué to Speak at 42nd Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

November 8, 2018 - November 9, 2018

Diamond McCarthy Partner, Sofia Adrogué, will present at the 42nd Annual Page Keeton "Civil Litigation Conference," Thursday, November 8, 2018. Alongside Hon. Caroline Baker, 295th Civil District, Sofia will speak on "Practical Considerations in Commercial Litigation and Business Torts."  Sofia serves as the Creator & Editor of Texas Business Litigation, a 1500+ page treatise on business litigation.  Combining 50 plus cumulative years of practice and over  18 years on a state district court bench, Sofia envisioned a work that would serve as an encyclopedia on business litigation—from A to Z—including some of the unexpected issues that may emerge such as a bankruptcy proceeding or a criminal investigation, along with applicable ethical considerations.  Included are  the “Who’s Who of the Bar,” legendary trial lawyers and specialists, who have analyzed the following: (i) alternative dispute resolution; (ii) antitrust; (iii) bankruptcy ramifications in business litigation; (iv) breach of fiduciary duty claims in business transactions; (v) evaluation of business cases; (vi) contorts; (vii) corporate governance and regulatory proceedings; (viii) criminal law in business torts cases;  (ix) damages; (x) discovery; (xi) employment law; (xii) experts; (xiii) fraud and negligent misrepresentation; (xiv) intellectual property and trade secrets litigation; (xv) ethics; (xvi) the liability case;  (xvii) oil and gas; (xviii) preservation of error and appeal tactics;  (xix) speech based torts: libel, slander, business disparagement, and invasion of privacy; (xx) third-party  litigation finance; (xxi) business divorce; and (xxii) jury trial innovations.

Hosted by UT Law CLE, the advanced civil litigation conference will be held at The Whitehall Hotel in Houston, Texas and is supported by The Appellate Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. For more information and to register, click here.

About Sofia Adrogué

A native of Argentina, and a commercial litigator for more than 25 years, Adrogué is a Partner at Diamond McCarthy LLP. Adrogué handles complex commercial litigation and multi-party proceedings in state and federal courts, as well as in ADR proceedings throughout the United States and abroad. She represents clients in a variety of industries, ranging from entrepreneurs to multinational corporations. Adrogué has been profiled by many publications, including Texas Lawyer (one of Texas' Top "40 Under 40"), Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazine ("Texas Super Lawyer"), Latino Leaders Magazine (“The 25 Most Influential Hispanic Lawyers” and a “Top Latino Partner”) and Houston Woman Magazine. She also serves as the Creator & Editor of Texas Business Litigation (ALM 2015, 2016, 2017) and Co-Host & Co-Producer of Latina Voices—Smart Talk. She is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Owner/President Management Program, an alumna of the Harvard Business School, and received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif and Barons, and her B.A. from Rice University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, both on full academic scholarships.

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