Chopped for CHOP 2022 Conference Photos

Chopped for CHOP Fundraiser
for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Day One Conference Photos

This annual Magna LS “Edutainment CLE” was held at the Borgata in Atlantic City on June 22nd & 23rd, 2022.
Moderated by Peter Hecht, Richard Fabian and Rachel York Colangelo.

The Fundraiser Mock Trial Challenge featured four of the best trial attorneys in the USA and raised over $30,000.00 for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).



Sports & Entertainment Risk Management Alliance Appoints Peter Hecht of Magna Legal Services to Advisory Board

This article was originally published on JUNE 13, 2022 by SERMA on Cision PR Web

 

Sports and Entertainment Risk Management Alliance (SERMA) appointed Peter Hecht to the SERMA Advisory Board, effective June 1, 2022. Mr. Hecht serves as a member of the Board’s Marketing Committee. The Board is comprised of 21 advisors representing various industry perspectives.

“We are pleased to welcome Peter Hecht to the SERMA Board,” said Rich Lenkov, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SERMA. “Peter’s deep experience in litigation support and consulting services along with his diverse relationships in the legal and claims community will be invaluable to SERMA as we pursue our mission to serve the sports and entertainment industry.”

Peter Hecht serves as Partner, Executive Vice President of Sales, and Board of Directors member for Magna Legal Services, an end-to-end litigation support and consulting company which provides court reporting, medical record retrieval, interpreting, visual communications and jury research services.

Mr. Hecht co-founded Magna LS in 2007. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, the company is recognized as a top legal services provider nationwide, and in 2021 alone, was selected as “Best of” in eighty (80) categories across six ALM publications.

“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to join SERMA’s advisory board,” said Peter Hecht. “I appreciate the board’s confidence in me and could not be more excited to collaborate with the team of advisors in making a positive impact in the sports and entertainment industry.”

This collaboration will also extend more networking and educational opportunities for SERMA members with Magna’s interactive legal conferencesCLEs and CEs.

About SERMA:
The Sports and Entertainment Risk Management Alliance (SERMA) is the first risk management association devoted entirely to the sports and entertainment industries. The organization serves a central marketplace of ideas, resources and opportunities for risk managers, claims managers, general counsels, outside counsel and other professionals in the industry.

Strategies for Mitigating Nuclear Verdicts

 

This free virtual Magna LS CLE originally aired live on May 18, 2022.

This presentation discussed the proliferation of nuclear verdicts around the country, some of the psychological reasons behind such verdicts, and provided practical advice for defendants as to how to avoid being on the receiving end of a nuclear verdict. Traditional versus new and recommended defense approaches to damages were discussed – specifically, the concept of low anchoring – supported by academic research as well as jury research case studies.

PANELISTS INCLUDE:

  • Rachel York Colangelo, Ph.D., National Managing Director of Jury Consulting, Magna Legal Services
  • Caryn L. Lilling, Esq., Partner, Mauro Lilling Naparty LLP
  • Richard Montes, Esq., Partner, Mauro Lilling Naparty LLP

HOSTED BY:

  • Jessica Gimbel, SVP of Business Development, Magna Legal Services
  • Peter Hecht, Partner & Executive Vice President of Sales, Magna Legal Services