Combating Class Settlement Objectors: Overview of Proposed Rule Amendments, Key Preventive Measures and Tactics
Minimizing and Defending Against Challenges by Professional Objectors, Government Officials, and Public Interest Groups
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide class counsel with an examination of trends in settlement objections including the proposed amendment to Rule 23 as it relates to objectors and outline best practices for both plaintiff and defense counsel to protect proposed class action settlements.
- Professional objectors
- Government official objections
- Public interest group objections
- Proposed amendments to Rule 23
- Best practices for minimizing and overcoming challenges to class action settlements
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What tactics can defense and plaintiff class counsel employ to discourage the filing of objections by professional objectors?
- What are the most common objections made by government officials?
- Which are the most common public interest class action settlement objectors, and what are their motivations and agenda?
- How can counsel—both defense and plaintiff—be proactive in protecting their proposed settlement?
- How will the proposed amendments to Rule 23 change the treatment of class action settlement objectors?
Ross Good, Esq.
Anderson + Wanca
Mr. Good works primarily on class action matters alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)... | Read More
Mr. Good works primarily on class action matters alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the necessary discovery to secure class certification. He has extensive experience dealing with class action objectors to settlements and has deposed several objectors.Close
Andrew J. Trask
Mr. Trask has defended more than 100 class actions, involving all stages of the litigation process. While his work has... | Read More
Mr. Trask has defended more than 100 class actions, involving all stages of the litigation process. While his work has concentrated on products liability and consumer fraud cases, he has also defended class actions involving telecommunications products, business contracts, securities, ERISA, the U.S. antitrust laws and environmental claims, among others. In addition to his class action practice, Mr. Trask has defended mass tort cases involving financial regulations, patent misuse cases, and government investigations into allegations of automotive defects and breach of privacy regulations.Close