This course will examine theories of potential liability for marketing of firearms, and will provide useful strategies for reducing liability risks. Camden Webb, who is a partner at Williams Mullen, will provide an overview of the statutes and case law that regulate this issue, including the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, the Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision in Soto v. Bushmaster, and other new developments regarding the theories of potential liability for marketing of firearms. Attendees will learn about the underlying statute, recent case law, best practices for monitoring and policing marketing strategies, and steps which can be taken to reduce risk of potential liabilities.
Examine theories of potential liability for marketing of firearms
Identify best practices for monitoring and policing marketing strategies
Gain insight into the steps that can be taken to reduce risk of potential liability
Camden Webb leads Williams Mullen’s firearms practice by coordinating the firm's representation of members of the firearms industry, including manufacturers, retailers and government contractors. The firm also assists businesses outside the firearms industry with matters such as the unique issues faced by lenders to the firearms industry and employers who must implement policies regarding employees' possession and use of firearms. Camden's approach is practical and innovative, focusing on concrete, business-oriented solutions that help clients navigate this highly complex area of the law, including issues under the National Firearms Act, the Gun Control Act and state gun laws. Camden also chairs U.S. Senator Thom Tillis' Second Amendment Advisory Group, which is comprised of constituents who provide input to the Senator on firearms issues.