Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, PLLC partner, Adam Cooper, recently spoke at the ALFA International Product Liability & Complex Torts Practice Group seminar in San Diego, California on June 2, 2022.

Adam’s presentation “No, That Witness is Not Going to Appear for Trial” focused on the post-Covid return to the courtroom. Specially, Adam spoke on the advent of videoconferencing witness testimony, the attempted use of Federal Civil Rules 43 and 45 to extend federal subpoena power to cyberspace to obtain jurisdiction over witnesses, strategies to fight these subpoenas, and how to prepare a witness when he or she is compelled to appear virtually at trial.

About Adam Cooper

Adam Cooper is a trial attorney handing complex litigation with an emphasis on product liability, professional liability, business and commercial law, real estate, food and beverage, and trucking and transportation. In addition to his litigation practice, Adam advises professionals and businesses on risk mitigation and strategic planning for regulatory compliance, recall planning, performance improvement, litigation prevention, and malpractice avoidance. He has been named a Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers in America®, a SuperLawyer by SuperLawyers®, an AV® Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, and has a 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating on AVVO.  Adam is a member of the ALFA International Product Liability & Complex Torts Practice Group and is the Regional Programing Chair.  He can be reached at (518) 675-7742 and at

About ALFA International

ALFA International is the premier network of independent law firms. Founded in 1980, ALFA International was the first and continues to be one of the largest and strongest legal networks. ALFA has 150 member firms throughout the world – 80 U.S. firms and 70 international firms located throughout Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, Canada, Mexico, and South America. ALFA was founded in 1980 and is the oldest and largest U.S. based association of law firms operating worldwide. ALFA’s membership network is based on exclusive grants of territorial responsibility. Each metropolitan area, state, or country is served by only one ALFA law firm.

About Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, PLLC

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