Foodborne Illness Outbreak Litigation: A Trial Lawyer's Perspective

Christopher T. Lee, Esq., Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.

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October 19, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


252 Erickson Food Science Building

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Christopher T. Lee is a Shareholder with the law firm of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. out of their Pittsburgh Headquarters.  For the last 20 years he has defended food manufacturers, distributors and retailers in foodborne illness cases, class actions and outbreaks.  He has served as national counsel in some of the largest recall and outbreak cases in U.S. history including the Decoster Egg case and the Topps Meat case.  

His presentation will include an update on outbreak litigation trends, the impact of new technology and updates in molecular epidemiology and will provide key factors as to lessons learned by companies for past outbreaks.