Covid Litigation Conference
Saturday, March 25 & Sunday, March 26
Starling Atlanta Midtown Hilton
Atlanta, Georgia

The Covid Litigation Conference 2023 (CLC 2023) is a unique gathering of trial lawyers advancing Covid-19-related litigation. Over the next 10 years, Covid lawsuits are projected to experience tremendous growth. The conference will offer networking opportunities and panel discussions led by attorneys engaged in Covid-19 litigation. The conference is designed for an attorney audience; however, the public is also welcome to purchase tickets.

11 hours of CLE credit has been requested in 20 states:

Self-submission materials will also be available.



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At the Mendenhall Law Group we primarily focus our practice in the following areas of law: false claims, property law, municipal law, small business, and general civil litigation. Our mission is to make our world a better place, one case at a time. If you have a unique case that is outside our areas of practice, we have resources available and are happy to connect you with an attorney or organization that can help.

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Conference Location:
Starling Atlanta Midtown Hilton
Link to Hotel Room Booking
will be emailed upon registration

Saturday Evening Conference Event:
Lawyers & Panelists Reception: $75

Sunday Afternoon: 
Conference Ends at 2pm

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Warner Mendenhall, Esq.

Panels: Fraud, Mass Torts

After decades litigating government and corporate accountability cases, Warner recognized the abusive government, corporate, and institutional responses to Covid-19.  His firm, the Mendenhall Law Group, responded by bringing civil rights lawsuits for 1) small business owners facing shutdowns; 2) students and employees facing mask, testing, and vaccine mandates; and 3) citizens facing illegal quarantine orders. The Mendenhall Law Group also helped thousands of students and employees get religious and medical exemptions to mandates. The firm is using the False Claims Act to sue pharmaceutical companies, medical providers, and other businesses that defrauded the American taxpayer in this Covid-19 era.

Learn more about Warner Mendenhall: Mendenhall Law Group

Jeff Childers, Esq.

Panel: Medical License/Board Certification, Employer Mandates

Jeff Childers, author of the popular daily blog, Coffee & Covid, runs Childers Law LLC in Gainesville, Florida. He was an associate with the prestigious firm, Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman in Orlando, Florida, before moving back to Gainesville to start his own practice. Jeff has served on the Board of Directors of the Central and North Florida Bankruptcy Bar Associations. Since the pandemic, Childers has been a pioneer in the legal fight against mask and vaccine mandates. He has also litigated over education and a variety of civil rights issues.

Learn more about Attorney Jeff Childers: Childers Law

Mary Holland, Esq.

Panel: Civil Rights

As President & General Counsel of Children’s Health Defense (CHD), Mary Holland has been involved in the vaccine choice and health freedom movement for more than two decades. Before joining CHD’s staff in fall 2019, Holland directed the Graduate Lawyering Program at the NYU School of Law for 15 years and lectured at the Columbia Law School on international human rights advocacy. Since Covid began, Mary has been leading CHD in an aggressive legal campaign to challenge unlawful Covid policies and government overreach.

Learn more about Attorney Mary Holland: Children’s Health Defense

Robert Barnes, Esq.

Panel: Fraud

Robert Barnes is a famed civil rights attorney whose unique abilities to empathize with, and advocate for, others have led to a successful career as a litigator for the underdog. Today, Barnes continues to stand up to systems, to bullies, to Big Banks, to the IRS, and to those who would take away those guaranteed freedoms his grandfathers helped establish: free speech and civil rights.

Learn more about Attorney Robert Barnes: Barnes Law

Tricia Lindsay, Esq.

Panel: Civil Rights

Tricia Lindsay is a civil rights attorney in New York with experience in nursing, education and the law.   A former schoolteacher and administrator of 24 years in the New York City and Yonkers Public School Districts, Tricia has a valuable perspective to offer on the vaccine mandates, the well-being of our children, parental rights, and freedom of religion. Tricia is currently fighting the City of New York to get wrongfully terminated City workers back to work – and with back-pay.

Learn more about Attorney Tricia Lindsay: Tricia Lindsay Law

Sujata S. Gibson, Esq.

Keynote Speaker
Panel: Civil Rights

Sujata Gibson is a veteran civil rights attorney who has been active in the medical freedom movement for over a decade, winning many legal cases. Most recently, Ms. Gibson won a lawsuit sponsored by Children’s Health Defense, overturning the New York State Department of Health healthcare worker Covid-19 vaccine mandate statewide. Ms. Gibson also currently serves as lead attorney on multiple class action lawsuits, representing thousands of employees and students whose civil rights have been violated by unlawful Covid-19 policies. In addition to her private practice work, Ms. Gibson teaches part-time at Cornell Law School in the area of civil rights and movement law.

Learn more about Attorney Sujata Gibson: Gibson Law Firm

Bobbie Anne Flower Cox, Esq.

Panel: Civil Rights

A New York attorney for 25 years, Bobbie Anne actively practices law, serves as a legal consultant on other constitutional law cases, and she writes and lectures as an expert in the areas of government over-reach and improper regulation and assessments, including constitutional/separation of powers issues.  Since Covid began, Bobbie Anne has been fighting Covid policy over-reach in New York - most notable is her successful landmark lawsuit against New York Governor Kathy Hochul for her draconian "Isolation and Quarantine Procedures" regulation. Bobbie Anne writes a weekly blog on Substack, dubbed "Knowledge is power". She is a 2023 Fellow at the Brownstone Institute, and her work is frequently published by Brownstone as well as by the Epoch Times.

Learn more about Bobbie Anne Flower Cox: Cox Lawyers
Her Substack

Brook Jackson, Whistleblower

Panel: Fraud
Client of Warner Mendenhall & Robert Barnes

Brook Jackson has a near 20-year career in the clinical research industry, gaining expertise in clinical trial management, monitoring, and auditing, as well as director-level responsibility for quality control and assurance, regulatory compliance, and data management. In 2020, Ms. Jackson was hired to manage one of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine clinical trial sites. When she witnessed egregious legal and procedural violations taking place in the trial, Ms. Jackson notified the FDA – and was swiftly fired. Ms. Jackson is now the plaintiff in a whistleblower lawsuit against Pfizer.

Mark Meuser, Esq.

Keynote Speaker
Panel: Civil Rights

Mark Meuser is Of Counsel with the Dhillon Law Group. Mark was involved with over 30 lawsuits against government agencies regarding Covid-19 issues including filing the first lawsuit in the nation against Biden over the OSHA vaccine mandate. Mark loves to use his researching abilities to help find new ways to provide legal relief for those to whom justice has been denied. Mark is also a three time finisher of an Ironman (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile run).

Learn more about Attorney Mark Meuser: Dhillon Law Group

Tracy L. Henderson, Esq.

Panel: Education Mandates

Tracy Henderson is California’s leading litigator in overturning mask mandates in schools and school districts.  Utilizing administrative procedures law, Tracy has also forced government officials to open meetings to unmasked and unvaccinated Californians. Tracy is a trial attorney who has been in the legal field since 2002, shifting her finance law practice to civil rights for parents, educators and employees as a result of the violations that occurred during Covid.

Learn more about Attorney Tracy Henderson: California Parents United

Ralph Lorigo, Esq.

Panel: Hospital Negligence

Ralph Lorigo has been practicing law in Western New York for 49 years. As the owner of a seven-person law firm, he has experienced a great variety of legal matters. In January of 2021, Lorigo was at the forefront of litigation against hospitals refusing to provide Ivermectin to their Covid patients. He represented over 200 families and sued hospitals in 40 states from Florida to Alaska and New York to California. His successes saved lives. Numerous news articles and blogs have detailed this important legal journey.

Learn more about Ralph Lorigo: The Law Office of Ralph C. Lorigo

Beth Parlato, Esq.

Panel: Hospital Negligence

A practicing attorney for 30 years, as well as a Judge for 12 years, Beth was honored to be the first female Judge in Genesee County, NY. Beth has been a national voice for the Conservative movement as a guest contributor on Fox News, as well as a frequent guest on Conservative radio discussing the political issues of the day. A fierce advocate for justice and liberty, after running for Congress in 2020, Beth focused her efforts on medical freedom cases across the United States in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Her most important and favorite job, however, is being mom to three (now grown) children.

Learn more about Beth: BethForCongress

James Mermigis, Esq.

Panel: Employer Mandates

New York civil rights attorney Jim Mermigis has been handling complex and challenging litigation issues for more than two decades, with extensive trial and appellate experience in business and commercial litigation, matrimonial law, estates litigation, constitutional law and personal injury.
In March 2020, as the City and State of New York imposed strict and devastating lockdowns, Mr. Mermigis sued the state on behalf of thousands of small business owners, including gyms, bars and restaurants, directly resulting in many Covid restrictions being lifted. He has also been fighting the NYC Covid-19 vaccine mandate, representing over 200 public sector employees who refused the vaccine as a result of their sincerely held religious beliefs or because of a medical condition.

Learn more about James Mermigis: The Mermigis Law Group, P.C.
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Lt. Col. (Ret.) Pete Chambers, DO

Panel: Civil Rights

A graduate of the Special Forces Qualification Course, earning the Green Beret, LTC Pete Chambers has multiple combat tours, deploying in the capacity of Special Operations Flight Surgeon and Green Beret Commander. In 2022, Senator Ron Johnson(R-WI) presented Chambers as a whistleblower, exposing evidence of a significant rise in adverse health events in 2021 in the Defense Medical Epidemiology Database (DMED). Chambers has joined with other frontline doctors to provide fidelity on both civilian and military aviation safety issues. Chambers himself suffered a severe adverse reaction to the Covid-19 vaccine.

Learn more about LTC Pete Chambers

Pierre Kory, MD, MPA

Panels: Medical Licensure/Board Certification, Vaccine Injury

The President and Chief Medical Officer of the Front Line Covid-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC). He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Kory testified twice in 2020 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs about the treatments that he and his colleagues in the FLCCC Alliance were using successfully in combating Covid-19. Dr. Kory currently leads a practice specializing in Covid-19 and serving patients in prevention, treatment, post-Covid-19 care, and post-vaccine syndromes.

Learn more about Dr. Pierre Kory

Learn more about FLCCC

Ryan Cole, MD

Panels: Medical Licensure/Board Certification, Vaccine Injury

A double board certified pathologist, with expertise and PhD training in immunology and virology. Dr. Cole completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Mayo Clinic, where he served as chief fellow during his surgical pathology fellowship, followed by a year as chief fellow at the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, through Columbia University in New York City.

Learn more about Dr. Ryan Cole

Robert Malone, MD

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Malone is an internationally recognized scientist/physician and the original inventor of mRNA vaccination as a technology, DNA vaccination, and multiple non-viral DNA and RNA/mRNA platform delivery technologies. He holds numerous fundamental domestic and foreign patents in the fields of gene delivery, delivery formulations, and vaccines, including for fundamental DNA and RNA/mRNA vaccine technologies. Dr. Malone has been a thought leader in the Covid era, testifying against Covid mandates & censorship, and for early treatment across the world. His special focus is on the protection of children as the Chief Medical and Regulatory Office of the Unity Project in California.

Learn more about Dr. Robert Malone
Book: Lies My Government Told Me

Paul Marik, MD

Panels:  Medical Licensure/Board Certification, Vaccine Injury

A co-founder of the Front Line Covid-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC), Dr. Marik is a world-renowned physician and a pioneer in the practice of Critical Care. A specialist in Internal Medicine, Critical and Neurocritical Care, Pharmacology, Anesthesia, Nutrition, and Tropical Medicine, he was formerly a tenured Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). After successfully treating thousands of COVID-19 patients, Dr. Marik retired from EVMS in 2022 to focus on leading the FLCCC and developing treatment protocols for spike protein-induced diseases and other conditions.

Learn more about Dr. Paul Marik: FLCCC

Meryl Nass, MD

Panel: Medical License/Board Certification

Meryl Nass, M.D., ABIM, is an internist with special interests in vaccine-induced illnesses, chronic fatigue syndrome, Gulf War illness, fibromyalgia and toxicology. As a biological warfare epidemiologist, she investigated the world's largest anthrax epizootic in Zimbabwe, and developed a model for identifying epidemic origins as natural or man-made. During Covid Nass treated hundreds of patients successfully with safe, repurposed drug protocols and is now defending an attack against her medical license by the Maine Medical Board.

Learn more about Dr. Meryl Nass: Children’s Health Defense

David Gortler, Pharm.D., FCCP

Panel: Vaccine Injury (via Video)

Dr. Gortler is a former Yale University professor of pharmacology and biotechnology and a former Pfizer investigational medicine research scientist.  While teaching at Yale, he accepted a position as an FDA medical officer who was later appointed to senior advisor to the FDA Commissioner for drug safety, FDA science policy and FDA regulatory affairs.  As an FDA medical officer (as a senior medical analyst), Dr. Gortler was personally in charge of reviewing and approving new drugs and labeling changes based on safety and efficacy findings, and making final FDA regulatory recommendations to the FDA Commissioner.  He has also revised official FDA guidance documents based on sanctified scientific findings.  He has approximately two decades of experience in drug development and drug safety epidemiology.

Learn more about Dr. David Gortler: Ethics & Public Policy Center

Steve Kirsch

Keynote Speaker

Steve Kirsch is a pioneering Silicon Valley tech engineer who stepped away to start the Covid-19 Early Treatment Fund (CETF) in 2020, successfully identifying the generic drug Fluvoxamine to treat Covid-19. Steve and his family received the Covid shots in early 2021, but he soon identified alarming safety signals in the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS.) Steve then founded the Vaccine Safety Research Foundation (VSRF) in July 2021, with a mission to educate the public on the dangers of the shots, bring an end to the Covid vaccination programs, and support the vaccine-injured.

Learn more about Steve Kirsch; Follow his work on Substack

Deana Pollard Sacks, Esq.

Panel: Censorship

Deana Sacks has law degrees from the U.S.C. (J.D. 1989) and U.C. Berkeley (LL.M. 1999). As a law professor 2000-2020, she published many top-tier law review articles on the Liberty Clause, children’s health and development, implicit bias, and regulation of dangerous speech. Ms. Sacks was a contributing author of the book, Implicit Racial Bias Across the Law (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Ms. Sacks hosts Counterspeech on Revolution Radio, found also on her Rumble channel, Counterspeech. She is counsel to US Freedom Flyers, pilots for health freedom.

Learn more about Deana Pollard Sacks: Counterspeech

Tyce Patt

Panel: Education Mandates

Tyce is studying business at Ohio University where he has been politically active as a student senator for several years. Turning his attention to advocating for medical choice during Covid, Tyce became a vocal critic of what he and fellow students felt were unlawful vaccine mandates by their university – ultimately enlisting civil rights attorney Warner Mendenhall to represent the students in a lawsuit against OU challenging the mandates. They also created the website to educate their school community about the abuses of power taking place at OU.

Tyce now hosts the bi-weekly webinar, VSRF Live College Edition on Rumble.
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Lucia Sinatra

Panel: Education Mandates

Lucia Sinatra is a retired corporate securities attorney. After becoming a mother, Lucia turned her attention to fighting inequities in public schools in California for students with learning disabilities. In 2021, Lucia co-founded No College Mandates to help fight college vaccine mandates.

Learn more at; connect with Ms. Sinatra on Twitter @NCM4Ever; on GETTR and Truth Social @freecollegekids; and by email

John Littell, MD

Dr. John Littell is a board-certified family physician.  After earning his MD from George Washington University, he served in the US Army, receiving the Meritorious Service Medal for his work in quality improvement, and also served with the National Health Service Corps in Montana.  During his eighteen years in Kissimmee, Fl, Dr. Littell has served on the faculty of the UCF School of Medicine, President of the County Medical Society, and Chief of Staff at the Florida Hospital.


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Founded by a group of leading critical care specialists in March 2020, the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC) is dedicated to helping prevent and treat COVID, and to help patients take charge of other areas of their health. We aim to save lives and improve health by advancing protocols based on the latest science, data, and clinical observations. FLCCC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit funded entirely by voluntary donations from individuals and charitable organizations.

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The purpose of The Unity Project is to amplify the voices moving the needle in the fight for medical freedom and parental rights, bring forth truth, leverage the scientific expertise of our strategic advisory council, and provide education and resources with tangible tools and expert insights.