Alternative Strategies in Putative Class Actions After Campbell Ewald Co. v. Gomez
Evaluating Mootness Issues, Placeholder Class Certification Motons, and Impact of Pick-Off Strategy
This program is postponed. New date TBD.
A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will examine the strategic use of attempts to moot putative class actions, alternatives to use of Rule 68, and considerations for counsel on choice of jurisdiction and future issues the courts will face in this area.
- Rule 68 offers of judgment--overview and impact of Campbell Ewald and subsequent cases
- Strategic considerations for alternatives to Rule 68 offers of judgment
The panel will review these and other relevant questions:
- What is the impact of the Supreme Court's Campbell Ewald ruling and its progeny for defense counsel seeking to moot putative class actions?
- What are the alternatives to a Rule 68 offer of judgment for defendants in class litigation?
- What are some considerations, under Rule 68 or otherwise, for defense counsel evaluating whether and how to seek to moot putative class actions?
Andrew J. Marnach
Mr. Marnach is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on commercial litigation, construction and products liability. An... | Read More
Mr. Marnach is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on commercial litigation, construction and products liability. An advocate for his clients, Mr. Marnach represents clients in both state and federal courts, at the trial and appellate levels, at court hearings, pre-trial hearings, and appellate oral arguments.Close
Stuart M. Riback
As a business litigator with more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Riback has handled a wide range of complex... | Read More
As a business litigator with more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Riback has handled a wide range of complex commercial, securities, IP and creditors’ rights disputes. He has represented clients in industries as diverse as hedge fund management, private equity, banking, entertainment, high technology, major league sports, manufacturing, biotechnology, niche lending, media, and aviation. Mr. Riback’s clients range from individual entrepreneurs and private equity investors to publicly traded Fortune 100 companies and multinational companies based overseas. His cases have involved some highly visible, cutting-edge litigation that established new rules of law, including arguing the U.S. Supreme Court case that defined the scope of trade dress protection under the Lanham Act.Close