M&K Partner, Gary Casimir spoke at Perrin Conferences' December 12, 2013, seminar Litigating Asbestos Cases in Today's Environment, Featuring Insights from the Bench: The Judicial Perspective. This conference was held at the Princeton Club of New York, NY.

Mr. Casimir discussed Upstate New York-A Review of 2013 and a Look at 2014. This panel discussion included the Hon. Richard T. Aulisi, Fulton County Supreme Court, Johnstown, NY, Joseph W. Belluck, Esq., Belluck & Fox, L.L.P., Linda J. Clark, Esq., Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, John P. Comerford, Esq., Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC, the Hon. Charles C. Merrell, Lewis County Supreme Court, Lowville, NY, and Joseph J. Welter, Esq., Goldberg Segalla, LLC as presenters.

M&K also sponsored a Women's Breakfast at this event.  The Women's Breakfast was a great networking opportunity for all.  Attendees had the opportunity to participate in discussions led by:

- Hon. Sherry Klein Heitler, Supreme Court, New York County, New York, NY;
- Shelley Rossoff Olsen, Special Master for the NYC Asbestos Litigation, New York, NY;
- Robin Segal-Gonzalez, Esq., Senior Claim Officer, Chubb & Son, Warren, NJ; and
- Kerryann M. Cook, Esq., Partner, McGivney & Kluger, P.C., New York, NY.