Girard Sharp associate Adam Polk presented a “Sound Advice” webinar for the American Bar Association’s Class Action and Derivative Suits Committee on July 29, 2016. Adam’s presentation centered on the recent amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 16, 26, and 34, with a focus on how the rule changes are likely to impact lawyers at small and mid-sized law firms. The ABA’s Sound Advice series is designed to share real-world experiences among practitioners on both sides of the bar in order to educate and improve how lawyers practice. About Adam Polk Adam devotes his practice to representing plaintiffs in complex securities, antitrust, and consumer class actions, taking a client-focused approach to each case. He has helped to achieve multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of consumers and investors, including a favorable settlement in 2015 on behalf of a class of investors in a non-publicly traded REIT who had sustained losses due to alleged false statements and material omissions in the REIT’s offering materials. Our Commitment to Excellence Girard Sharp has earned Tier-1 rankings for Mass Tort and Class Action Litigation and has been named in the U.S. News – Best Lawyerslist for four consecutive years since 2013. We have recovered over a billion dollars for our clients against the world’s largest corporations in cases concerning auto defects, drug and medical device injuries, data breaches, securities fraud, antitrust matters, and employment law violations.