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Lynn A. Baker

  • Frederick M. Baron Chair in Law;
  • Co-Director - Center on Lawyers, Civil Justice and the Media

Activities

  • Invited Presentation

    February 6, 2015

    Conference on "The Rehnquist Court: Ten Years Later"

    Spoke on "Federalism" as part of the Conference on "The Rehnquist Court: Ten Years Later," presented by the William H. Rehnquist Center on Constitutional Structures of Government, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ.

  • Invited Presentation

    November 21, 2014

    Louisiana State Bar Symposium

    Spoke on "Ethics, Aggregate Settlements, and Exit Strategies" at the 14th Annual Class Action/Complex Litigation Symposium, sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association, in New Orleans, LA.

  • Invited Presentation

    April 12, 2014

    University of Texas Law School Annual Reunion

    Spoke on "Recent Developments in Legal Ethics," at the University of Texas Law School Annual Reunion, Austin, TX.

  • Invited Paper and Presentation

    November 8, 2013

    Corporate and Securities Litigation Workshop

    Presented "Private Ordering Versus Judicial Regulation of Attorneys' Fees in Securities Class Actions: An Empirical Assessment" (coauthored with Michael A. Perino & Charles Silver), at the Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, IL.

  • Invited Paper and Presentation

    September 28, 2013

    A Conference in Honor of Richard A. Nagareda

    Presented "Models of Closure in Mass Torts: A Comment on 'The Mass Tort Bankruptcy: A Pre-History'" at a conference on "The Public Life of the Private Law: The Logic and Experience of Mass Litigation; A Conference in Honor of Richard A. Nagareda," Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, TN.

  • Invited Paper and Presentation

    August 29, 2013

    University of Texas Law School Faculty Colloquium

    Presented "Setting Attorneys' Fees in Securities Class Actions: An Empirical Assessment" (with Michael A. Perino and Charles Silver) at the University of Texas Law School Faculty Colloquium, Austin, TX.

  • Invited Presentation

    May 30, 2013

    ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibiilty

    Panelist on "Mass Torts as Quasi-Class Actions: The Role of Judicial Oversight," ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility, San Antonio, TX.

  • Invited Paper and Presentation

    April 19, 2013

    Clifford Symposium

    Presented "Alienability of Mass Tort Claims" at the Clifford Symposium on "Brave New World: The Changing Face of Litigation and Law Firm Finance," DePaul Law School, Chicago, IL.

  • Invited Paper and Presentation

    April 12, 2013

    Symposium of the Institute for Law and Economic Policy

    Presented "Setting Attorneys' Fees in Securities Class Actions: An Empirical Assessment" (with Michael A. Perino and Charles Silver) at the 19th Annual Symposium of the Institute for Law and Economic Policy, "The Economics of Aggregate Litigation," Naples, FL.

  • Invited Presentation

    April 10, 2013

    Mass Torts Made Perfect Conference

    Spoke on "The Business of Law" at the Mass Torts Made Perfect, Las Vegas, NV.

  • Invited Presentation

    June 8, 2007

    Hot Topics In Pharmaceutical Litigation Conference

    Spoke on "Group Settlements in the New Era: Ethical and Liability Issues," at the "Hot Topics In Pharmaceutical Litigation" conference in Miami, Florida.

  • Paper Presentation

    April 24, 2007

    University of Texas Law School Drawing Board Lunch

    Presented (with Dan Rodriguez) a work-in-progress titled "Comparative Domestic Constitutional Law: Federalism and Localism as a Case Study," at a Drawing Board Lunch at the University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX.

  • Invited Presentation

    March 30, 2007

    Mass Torts Made Perfect Symposium

    Spoke on "Group Settlements in the New Era: Ethical and Liability Issues," at the Mass Torts Made Perfect symposium in Las Vegas, NV.

  • Paper Presentation

    March 29, 2007

    Legal Theory Colloquium

    Presented a paper entitled "Solving the Problem of the Modern Spending Power," at the Legal Theory Colloquium at the University of California at Davis School of Law, Davis, CA.

  • Paper Presentation

    March 22, 2007

    Review of Litigation Symposium

    Presented a paper entitled "Do the Ethics Rules Governing Group Litigation Disadvantage Plaintiffs?," at the Review of Litigation Symposium on "Products Liability: Litigation Trends on the 10th Anniversary of the Third Restatement," at the University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX.

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Lynn A. Baker

lbaker@law.utexas.edu

Work (512) 232-1325

Fax (512) 232-6011

Office: TNH 3.108D
The University of Texas at Austin
727 E Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

Faculty Assistant

Sylvia R. Ramirez sramirez@law.utexas.edu
(512) 471-3352

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