SAN DIEGO—Womble Bond Dickinson lawyers Joel Pieper and James Weatherholtz both will play prominent roles in the 2018 DRI Product Liability Conference.

Weatherholtz serves as Vice Chair of DRI’s Product Liability Committee, which organizes the annual conference. He will give an introduction to conference-goers on the opening day of the event.

Pieper will join Ply Gem General Counsel Tim Johnson for a discussion on “Best Practices for Improving Warranty Language and Claims Handling to Avoid Liability and Reduce Exposure in Building Products Claims.”

The 2018 DRI Product Liability Conference takes place Feb. 7-9 in San Diego.

Joel Pieper represents clients in the manufacturing, commercial construction, and insurance sectors, while efficiently managing complex problems and high stakes litigation. His experience includes class actions, mass actions, and multidistrict litigation. He practices in the firm’s Atlanta office.

James Weatherholtz concentrates his practice on complex litigation, including matters involving product liability, class actions, and construction defects. His practice includes national counsel representation of building product manufacturers. Weatherholtz practices in Womble Bond Dickinson’s Charleston, SC office.