2011 Symposium Information

Personal Jurisdiction for the Twenty-first Century: The Implications of McIntyre and Goodyear Dunlop Tires

October 13–14, 2011
University of South Carolina School of Law Auditorium

On June 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States decided two personal jurisdiction cases: J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro, stream of commerce-specific jurisdiction, and Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations, S.A. v. Brown, general jurisdiction. These are the Court’s first decisions in either area in over twenty years.

Keynote Address:

Our Distinguished Panel:

Counsel of Record:

  • Arthur F. Fergenson, Ansa Assuncao LLP, Ellicott City, MD
  • Alexander W. Ross, Jr., Rakoski & Ross, P.C., Marlton, NJ
  • Meir Feder, Jones Day, New York
  • Benjamin J. Horwich, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Washington, DC
  • Collyn A. Peddie, The Law Offices of Collyn Peddie, Houston, TX