Events & Speaking Engagements


Marler Clark regularly presents at meetings and annual education conferences for food industry groups, environmental health associations, and FDA-sponsored Regional Retail Food Seminars. Contact Leslie Dale at (206) 407-2204 or ldale@marlerclark.com to request a speaker for an upcoming event.


Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC) Pacific Northwest Conference (2011)

Marler Clark Epidemiologist Patti Waller gave a case study to illustrate how a foodborne illness litigation investigation is conducted at the 2011 Association of Analytical...

Washington State Trial Lawyers Association Seminar Web Program (2009)

Bill Marler took part in the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association SeminarWeb program, presenting "Separating the Chaff from the Wheat: How to Determine the Strength...

100th International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting (2011)

Noted foodborne illness attorney Bill Marler spoke at the 100th annual IAFP Conference in Milwaukee....

110th Annual Association of Food and Drug Officials Education Conference (2006)

Bill Marler spoke at the 110th Annual AFDO Education Conference in Albany, New York, on the topic of "Focus on Food Safety - Distinguishing Between...

2nd International Food HACCP Conference (2007)

Marler Clark partner Denis Stearns traveled to San Francisco for the 2nd International Food HACCP conference. There, he gave a presentation titled, "Profiting from Unsafe...

3rd National ACI Forum on Foodborne Illness Litigation (2009)

Bill Marler co-chaired the 3rd National ACI Forum on Foodborne Illness Litigation with Alan Maxwell. The conference was held in Chicago, IL....

4th Annual Food HACCP Conference, California (2009)

Denis Stearns addressed the 4th Annual International Food HACCP Conference in Redondo Beach, CA...

50th Anniversary Ontario Food Protection Association Annual Meeting (2008)

Dave Babcock traveled to Mississauga, Ontario, to present to the OFPA....

6th Annual Conference for Food Safety and Quality (2011)

Food safety attorney William (Bill) Marler discussed current foodborne outbreak and legal issues at the 6th annual Conference for Food Safety and Quality held in...

AAJ Winter Conference in Austin, TX (2017)

Bill Marler spoke at the AAJ winter conference in Austin, TX on the topic of "separating the wheat from the chaff"....

ACI 4th National Forum on Foodborne Illness Litigation (2010)

Bill Marler and Al Maxwell co-chaired the ACI Forum on Foodborne Illness Litigation in Chicago. Click for details and special pricing....

ACI Food-borne Illness and Contamination Litigation Conference (2008)

Bill Marler traveled to Phoenix to present to the ACI Food Borne Illness & Contamination Litigation Conference....

ACI Foodborne Illness Litigation Conference (2011)

Bill Marler, the nation’s leading attorney representing victims of foodborne illness, talked international foodborne illness claims at the 2011 ACI Foodborne Illness Litigation Conference in...

ACI Foodborne Illness Litigation Conference (2012)

Bill Marler presented a foodborne illness mock settlement to 60 defense attorneys in San Francisco, CA. ...

Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society (AFHVS) and Association for the Study of Food and Science (ASFS) Conference (2009)

Denis Stearns spoke at the 2009 annual joint conference of AFHVS (Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society) and ASFS (the Association for the Study of...

Alabama Environmental Health Association (AEHA) (2008)

Drew Falkenstein traveled to Florence, Alabama, to present to the AEHA. His presentation was titled "You Break it, You Bought it: Incentivising Food Safety by...

Alabama Food Safety and Defense Conference (2008)

Patti Waller traveled to Montgomery, Alabama to present "Distinguishing Legitimate Food Borne Illness Claims from Illegitimate Claims"....

Alaska Environmental Health Agency Conference (2015)

Attorney Bill Marler traveled to Anchorage, AK for the Alaska Environmental Health Conference. He presented with Kenneth Anderson on the topic of "The Future of...

Alliance for Justice Screening and Panel Discussion (2009)

Bill Marler took part in a panel discussion following the film Denied? The Fight for Corporate Accountability. The event took place here in Seattle....

American Agricultural Law Association Annual Symposium (2015)

Bill Marler traveled to Charleston, South Carolina to present to the American Agricultural Law Association on October 22, 2015. His presentation was titled "22 Years in the Kitchen."...

American Association for Justice (2007)

Bill Marler traveled to Chicago, Illinois, for the American Association for Justice Annual Convention, to be held July 14-18, 2007. He participated in the "Litigation...

American Association for Justice (AAJ) Weekend with the Stars (2009)

Drew Falkenstein traveled to New York City to present to American Association for Justice at their Weekend with the Stars event....

American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) (2009)

Bill Marler traveled to Minneapolis, MN for the ACTL conference....

American Conference Institute (2015)

Bill Marler spoke to food safety professionals and in-court council in Chicago, IL about understanding new trends for measuring and identifying contaminants - what to...

American Conference Institute (2016)

Bill Marler spoke at the American Conference Institute in San Francisco, CA about the cutting edge testing methods you need to understand to defend your...