Statistics in Employment Class Actions: Leveraging and Attacking Statistical Evidence at Certification and Trial
Lessons From Recent Cases on the Use of Representative Sampling to Prove Classwide Liability and Damages
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will explore and provide guidance to litigators on the use of statistical analysis in employment class action litigation. The panel will discuss the growing use of statistical evidence in class certification proceedings and as evidence bearing on class-wide liability and damages. The panel will also review the implications of recent case law addressing statistical sampling and inferences, and offer strategies for employment counsel to leverage or attack the use of statistics at the class certification stage and at trial.
- Review of recent case law
- Plaintiff strategies for leveraging statistical evidence
- Defense strategies for attacking statistical evidence
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the implications of recent case law on the use of statistical sampling to prove class-wide liability and damages?
- What types of statistics can be introduced during certification and trial and what are the proper ways to utilize them?
- What are the most effective challenges to the use of statistical evidence?
Bradley J. Hamburger, Esq.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Mr. Hamburger practices in the firm’s Class Actions, Appellate and Constitutional Law, and Labor and Employment... | Read More
Mr. Hamburger practices in the firm’s Class Actions, Appellate and Constitutional Law, and Labor and Employment practice groups, and focuses on complex litigation and class actions in both trial courts and on appeal. He has defended clients in class actions across numerous substantive areas of law, including employment, consumer fraud and products liability.Close
Christine E. Webber
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Ms. Webber represents plaintiffs in class action employment discrimination and Fair Labor Standards Act cases,... | Read More
Ms. Webber represents plaintiffs in class action employment discrimination and Fair Labor Standards Act cases, including Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers' Association and co-chairs its Class Action Committee. She also co-chairs the Class Action Sub-Committee of the D.C. Bar Labor and Employment Law Section. She speaks regularly at CLE programs.Close
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