Class Settlement: Addressing Reversionary Clauses, Fraud in Administration, Notice, Opt-Outs and Objectors
Recognizing and Avoiding Common Missteps in the Quest for Preliminary Approval
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will discuss common missteps attorneys make when moving for preliminary approval of a class settlement and best practices for resolving them before filing the motion.
- Overview of settlement requirements
- Provisions that counsel often fail to properly address
- Reversionary clauses
- Settlement administration
- Fraud protection
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What is the danger of reverters?
- What can be done to lessen the likelihood of fraud in administration?
- How much notice (time) must be given to claimants who elect not to participate?
- How can counsel "begin with the end in mind" for settlement?
- What is the best way to demonstrate the cost of various types of notice?
Cameron R. Azari
Epiq Vice President & Director
Mr. Azari has more than 16 years of experience in the design and implementation of legal notification and claims... | Read More
Mr. Azari has more than 16 years of experience in the design and implementation of legal notification and claims administration programs. He and his staff are nationally recognized specialists in the creation of notification campaigns in compliance with Fed R. Civ. P. 23(c)(2) (d)(2) and (e) and similar state class action statutes. Mr. Azari has been responsible for hundreds of legal notice and advertising programs. He’s an expert at providing consultative guidance with respect to all aspects of the class action settlement process from notice plan implementation through disbursements. Mr. Azari is a frequent lecturer and author on class action notice issues.Close
Robert J. Herrington
Co-Chair, Class Action Litigation Group
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
Jennifer L. Mesko
Ms. Mesko is an experienced litigator who represents businesses in complex civil litigation throughout the United... | Read More
Ms. Mesko is an experienced litigator who represents businesses in complex civil litigation throughout the United States. She focuses her practice on class actions in a variety of areas, including securities fraud, consumer claims, and warranty and product liability litigation, as well as insurance coverage and commercial disputes.Close