Consumer Class Action Litigation: Regulatory and Case Developments
Leveraging the Latest Decisions on Certification, Causation, Class Notice and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide class counsel with a review of the latest trends in consumer class action litigation. The panel will outline approaches for plaintiff and defense counsel to leverage these trends in pursuing or defending suits.
I. Class action arbitration waivers
A. Analysis of AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion
B. Second Circuit: Amex cases
II. Class certification following Wal-Mart v. Dukes
A. Class certification
B. Relief sought
III. Other caselaw developments
A. Deciding statutory damages following First American v. Edwards
B. Single publication of class action settlement notice in the Second Circuit
C. Settlement offers that do not allow judgments and FDCPA claims in the Eleventh Circuit
D. Claims under state consumer protection laws and HAMP in the Seventh Circuit
IV. Regulatory developments: U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
V. On the horizon
A. Comcast v. Behrend
B. Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk
C. Standard Fire Insurance v. Knowles
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What is the impact of the Wal-Mart v. Dukes decision on the current case of Comcast v. Behrend?
- Do the Amex cases represent a further narrowing of whether class action waivers are enforceable under AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion?
- Why did the class action settlement notice fail to satisfy due process for the Second Circuit?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
King & Spalding
He has served as lead or co-counsel in over 50 class actions in all areas of the law, including antitrust,... | Read More
He has served as lead or co-counsel in over 50 class actions in all areas of the law, including antitrust, securities fraud, consumer protection, privacy/data breach, product liability and general commercial disputes in state and federal courts representing such clients as The Coca-Cola Company, SunTrust Banks, Countrywide, Equifax, General Motors Corporation, Humana, and Bank of America.Close
David S. Almeida
His practice focuses on advising and defending companies on their marketing, advertising, promotions and privacy... | Read More
His practice focuses on advising and defending companies on their marketing, advertising, promotions and privacy practices. In addition to counseling clients on all aspects of their direct marketing and promotions campaigns, he defends companies faced with class action lawsuits brought under various consumer protection and state consumer fraud and unfair business practices laws.Close
Mark P. Chalos
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
He focuses his practice on representing individuals who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries and families... | Read More
He focuses his practice on representing individuals who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries and families whose loved ones died due to the negligence or misconduct of another, and has obtained millions of dollars in settlements for families. He is a frequent writer and speaker on a variety of civil litigation topics.Close