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Elizabeth “Liz” Gibson

Elizabeth Gibson is Deputy General Counsel for Toyota, based in the national headquarters of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in Torrance, California. Ms. Gibson is a leader in the development, coordination and implementation of Toyota’s environmental public policy positions in the United States. She has been an instrumental part of a team within Toyota working […]

Adam Silverstein

Mr. Silverstein has been a complex commercial litigator for thirty years.  He has successfully first-chaired both jury and non-jury trials through verdict, litigated arbitrations through award and confirmation, and argued appeals in both federal and state courts, in New York and elsewhere. He has extensive experience litigating on behalf of claimants and claimant committees in […]

Francesca Castagnola

Francesca Castagnola is Senior Managing Director of the Juris Banking Group at Western Alliance Bank.  The legal industry is at an inflection point, as clients are changing the way they consume legal services and legal service providers are changing the way they deliver them. Ms. Castagnola is at the vanguard of these changes, leveraging her […]

Natalia Blidy

Nataliya Blidy has been with SmartAdvocate for over three years as a Business Development Specialist. Prior to joining SmartAdvocate, Nataliya worked as a paralegal which has allowed her have a solid understanding of the needs and wants of her clients. The combination of Nataliya?s past and current experience has allowed her to play an integral […]

Nicole Hamann

Nicole F. J. Hamann MBA, is the president of class action, remediation and mass tort solutions for Epiq. With more than 18 years’ experience, Hamann oversees all aspects of case administration and settlement implementation and provides strategic leadership to Epiq’s project management and operations teams. She regularly consults with clients about best practices, creative approaches […]

Igor Selizhuk

Igor Selizhuk, SmartAdvocate’s CTO, has been with the company for over 10 years. He leads the SmartAdvocate Development, Support and Implementation teams. He also plays an instrumental role in SmartAdvocate’s annual new software release, and recently hosted a webinar for clients, where he highlighted the newest features included in the release.

Sarah Paszkiewicz

Owner and President of Paszkiewicz Litigation Services As an independent court reporter for over two decades, Sarah  saw the potential for services to support law firms involved with large, complex litigation. She founded Paszkiewicz Court Reporting and soon added more services to handle intricate litigation details for clients. They have headquarters in the St. Louis […]

Scott DeNardo

DeNardo is described as an international corporate counsel, business leader and entrepreneur with twenty years of experience as a General Counsel and senior executive, creating, acquiring and running businesses, negotiating complex commercial agreements with large and Fortune 500 companies. He has extensive experience in directly negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements, litigation management, labor, finance, […]

Dana Rager

 Dana Rager is managing director of Western Alliance Bank’s Settlement Services Group.Ms. Rager epitomizes the bank’s culture and focuses on providing exceptional service to her portfolio of legal industry clients nationwide with high-touch service. She is an expert in escrow and distribution solutions for large qualified settlement funds and providing customized banking services for attorneys […]