Class Action Notification With Electronic Media: Emerging Legal Issues
Strategic Use of E-mail, Google, Social Networks and Other E-Media to Communicate with Class Members
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide attorneys handling class action litigation with an overview of new media technologies affecting class action notices, the evolving state of the law for using electronic communications for notices, and best practices for planning and developing notice and claims administration programs.
- E-media options for class notice: pros and cons
- Paid internet advertising and search engine optimization
- Class action website
- Social networking
- Mobile internet
- Text messaging
- Evolving case law on e-communication
- Cases authorizing e-notification
- Cases rejecting e-notification
- Effective legal arguments that e-notice is the best notice practicable
- Strategic use of e-media in class notification and claims administration
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What advantages does e-notification have over traditional media notice?
- What legal arguments are most effective in showing that e-notice is the best notice practicable?
- What constraints are imposed by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act on e-notification via texting and can these constraints be overcome?
Senior Vice President
Ms. Wheatman specializes in designing, developing, analyzing, and implementing large-scale legal notification... | Read More
Ms. Wheatman specializes in designing, developing, analyzing, and implementing large-scale legal notification plans and direct notice campaigns. She provides testimony on the best notice practicable and is adept at finding cost-saving methods to satisfy due process. She has been involved in over 250 class actions and is recognized as a notice expert in state and federal courts in the U.S. and in Canada.Close
Matt C. Bailey
His principle area of practice is complex class action litigation. He has successfully represented clients throughout... | Read More
His principle area of practice is complex class action litigation. He has successfully represented clients throughout the country against a virtual who's-who of American corporations, prosecuting class action cases on a wide variety of legal issues, including consumer fraud, wage and hour, product liability and civil rights. He also played a leading role in several successful class action appeals.Close
Mark P. Rapazzini
Senior Vice President
He has more than 25 years of legal experience, focusing his practice on mass torts, class actions, and complex civil... | Read More
He has more than 25 years of legal experience, focusing his practice on mass torts, class actions, and complex civil litigation, and over eight years experience managing complex claims administration matters. He has managed and supervised the administration of mass torts, as well as consumer and employment class actions. He is a member of the California Bar.Close
He has significant experience litigating a wide variety of complex multi-party commercial cases and has defended... | Read More
He has significant experience litigating a wide variety of complex multi-party commercial cases and has defended consumer fraud, health care, and computer class action claims involving hundreds of millions of dollars. He also has successfully prosecuted dozens of multi-million dollar insurance coverage claims on behalf of corporate policyholders.Close