Class Certification and Article III Standing After Spokeo: One Year Later
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will examine the impact of the Supreme Court’s Spokeo v. Robins decision for class litigation after its first year. The panel will discuss how class counsel can leverage or overcome Article III standing challenges when pursuing or challenging class certification.
- Overview of the Supreme Court’s Spokeo ruling and the Ninth Circuit's subsequent ruling on remand of Spokeo
- Class certification
- Plaintiff perspective and best practices
- Defense perspective and best practices
- Is Article III standing an appropriate question during class decertification?
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How has the Supreme Court’s Spokeo v. Robins ruling affected class action attorneys?
- How can plaintiff’s counsel effectively overcome standing challenges in the wake of the decision?
- What are best practices for defense counsel to successfully defeat class certification based on lack of standing post-Spokeo?
Robert J. Herrington
Co-Chair, National Products Liability and Mass Torts Practice
Mr. Herrington's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including class actions in the areas of false... | Read More
Mr. Herrington's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including class actions in the areas of false advertising, unfair competition, food and beverage, consumer products, insurance, and products liability. He helps sophisticated business clients address complex disputes and competitive challenges to their products, services and business practices.Close
Jeffrey A. Leon
Mr. Leon pursues class action lawsuits on behalf of aggrieved consumers and businesses. He has served as co-lead... | Read More
Mr. Leon pursues class action lawsuits on behalf of aggrieved consumers and businesses. He has served as co-lead counsel or as an executive committee member in lawsuits that have delivered hundreds of millions of dollars in benefits to consumers who were aggrieved by the conduct of a variety of companies. Because Mr. Leon has spent a significant amount of his legal career representing both plaintiffs and defendants, he has a unique perspective which guides his litigation strategy.Close
Andrew C. Nichols
Winston & Strawn
Mr. Nichols is a member of the firm’s nationwide Appellate and Critical Motions Practice. His practice focuses on... | Read More
Mr. Nichols is a member of the firm’s nationwide Appellate and Critical Motions Practice. His practice focuses on appellate proceedings of all kinds and motions that resolve complex commercial lawsuits before trial. Mr. Nichols has served as counsel in numerous cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, the federal courts of appeal, and various state appellate and trial courts.Close