Statistics in Class Certification and at Trial: Leveraging and Attacking Statistical Evidence
Lessons From Recent Cases on the Use of Statistics to Prove Classwide Liability and Damages
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will explore and guide trial lawyers on the use of statistical analyses in class litigation.
- Overview of statistical concepts and their uses
- Notable case law
- Strategic considerations
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the implications of recent case law on using statistical sampling to prove classwide liability and damages?
- What types of statistics can be introduced during certification and trial, and what are the proper ways to use them?
- What are the most compelling challenges to the use of statistical evidence?
James M. Finberg
Mr. Finberg’s practice consists primarily of representing employees in class and collective actions... | Read More
Mr. Finberg’s practice consists primarily of representing employees in class and collective actions involving workplace discrimination and wage/hour violations, and representing voters in voting rights actions. He is the author, or co-author, of numerous articles and book chapters on various topics of discrimination and wage/hour law and the use and trial of class and collective actions.Close
Ms. Kokolis has a special practice emphasis on complex and appellate litigation, particularly the defense and... | Read More
Ms. Kokolis has a special practice emphasis on complex and appellate litigation, particularly the defense and settlement of class actions. She has litigated dozens of class action suits in federal and state trial and appellate courts involving insurance coverage and claims practices, as well as constitutional cases, consumer fraud and product liability, among others.Close