Federal Court Jurisdiction: Diversity and Removal Complexities
Navigating the Intricate Jurisdiction Standards and Removal Process
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide litigators with an overview of the rules for diversity and removal jurisdiction, identify common pitfalls in the removal process, and analyze significant case law developments in this area.
- Diversity jurisdiction
- Parties in interest
- Corporate defendants
- Fraudulent joinder
- Removal process
- Multi-defendant litigation
- Appellate review of remand decisions
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the rules governing fraudulent joinder of defendants?
- What are the nuances in timing and consent for removal in multi-defendant litigation?
- How have the lower courts interpreted the Hertz v. Friend decision?
- What is the standard of appellate review of remand orders?
Justin M. Sher
He represents executives, entrepreneurs, public officials and businesses of all sizes in complex commercial disputes,... | Read More
He represents executives, entrepreneurs, public officials and businesses of all sizes in complex commercial disputes, white collar criminal matters and regulatory investigations. He has represented clients in high-stakes litigation relating to complex contract disputes, claims of breach of fiduciary duty and allegations of securities fraud.Close
Jared M. Katz
Mullen & Henzell
He is experienced in resolving wide-ranging types of disputes, representing institutional, business and individual... | Read More
He is experienced in resolving wide-ranging types of disputes, representing institutional, business and individual clientele, and he handles insurance, financial, commercial, and other matters. He is a frequent author of articles on business and insurance law issues.Close