Dickinson Wright Attorney Frederick M. Cummings to Speak at ASPEN 2019

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Member Frederick M. Cummings will speak at the ASPEN 2019 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference on March 25 in Phoenix, Ariz.

Member Frederick M. Cummings will speak at the ASPEN 2019 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference on March 25 in Phoenix, Ariz. Fred will cover the topic, Legal Considerations in Nutrition Care during the Patient Safety, Organizational Practices and the Legal System session.

ASPEN19 brings together clinical nutrition leaders from all over the world, providing healthcare professionals with the latest in clinical nutrition research, education, and products. The conference features a comprehensive educational and scientific program as well as the largest exhibition of nutrition support stakeholders. This year’s conference is expecting over 2,000 attendees.

A 1984 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Fred has practiced law for 35 years and is celebrating 5 years at Dickinson Wright. Fred focuses his practice in the areas of healthcare, medical malpractice and medical products liability defense litigation. He has significant experience in all aspects of complex litigation and is an experienced arbitrator and mediator. Fred has represented more than 800 physicians in malpractice suits before federal and state courts and the various state regulatory boards. He has defended lawsuits on behalf of a number of major Arizona hospitals, and has defended medical products manufacturers, distributors and retailers against products liability claims. Fred is approved by various health care licensing boards to instruct their licensees on risk management and ethics issues. He is active in the Defense Research Institute, Litigation Counsel of America and Litigation Section of the American Bar Association. Throughout his career, Fred has been acknowledged for his work. He is listed in Martindale Hubbell as an AV Preeminent Lawyer and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2007 and Southwest Super Lawyers since 2008. He has received recognition as a “Top Lawyer” in Arizona Business Magazine and Phoenix Magazine.

About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 475 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 19 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 12 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Silicon Valley, Calif.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.

Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security processes for our commercial transactions. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.

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