Date: February 8, 2010
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Great Hall – Memorial Union – Madison, Wisconsin
Sponsor: Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS), Office of Corporate Relations


William Marler has built his firm, Marler Clark, into a national powerhouse of foodborne illness litigation. In the process, has elevated the role of personal injury lawyer from ambulance chaser to consumer champion and advocate for change. His involvement in the politics of food safety has had a tangible impact on the development of legislation at every level of government. In his talk, he will discuss his view of personal injury litigation, and how it can help build and maintain a safer society.

Speaker Biography:

As the nation’s leading injury lawyer and national expert in foodborne illness litigation, William Marler has been a major force in food safety policy in the United States and abroad. He and his partners at Marler Clark have represented thousands of individuals in claims against food companies whose contaminated products have caused serious injury and death.

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