Womble Carlyle attorney Michael Sullivan will speak on risk mitigation, including furniture tip-over issues, at the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) 2017 Regulatory Summit.

The AHFA Regulatory Summit takes place Oct. 25 at the Guilford Technical Community Conference Center, Cameron Campus.

Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chair of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), will be the keynote speaker for the event. Other program topics will include:

  • The Trump Administration’s Impact on EPA Regulation
  • Federal Formaldehyde Rule Compliance Updates
  • The Unpredictable Landscape of State Regulation
  • What Is Tolerable Product Risk?
  • CPSC Updates.

Michael Sullivan is managing partner in Womble Carlyle’s Atlanta office. He is a mass tort and complex commercial litigation attorney with over 30 years of experience representing clients in bet-the-company litigation. His practice today includes acting as trusted advisor to senior level executives on risk management and litigation management issues.