When Does A Class Action Claim Become Moot? Considerations and Strategies for Counsel After Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez
Analyzing Potential Approaches in Light of Unanswered Questions
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will discuss the potential implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez on the use of Rule 68 offers of judgment and tenders in putative class actions, as well as strategies and considerations for class action counsel—both plaintiff and defense—going forward in light of the questions the Court both raised and did not address.
- Rule 68 offers of judgment—overview and impact of Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, Genesis Healthcare and other relevant cases
- Strategic considerations for Rule 68 offers of judgment
- For defendants
- For plaintiffs
- Open roundtable discussion
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What is the anticipated impact of the Supreme Court’s Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez ruling for defense counsel seeking to use Rule 68 offers of judgment or tenders to moot putative class actions?
- What are some considerations for defense counsel evaluating whether to make an offer of judgment in putative class actions in the wake of the decision?
- What are some strategic considerations for plaintiff’s counsel for anticipating and proactively dealing with offers of judgment?
Jeffrey E. Crane
The Law Office of Jeffrey E. Crane
Mr. Crane has 22 years of experience working at major international law firms. His principal areas of practice include... | Read More
Mr. Crane has 22 years of experience working at major international law firms. His principal areas of practice include commercial litigation, IP litigation, contract and business torts litigation, class actions, and insurance and financial services litigation. He has substantial experience in a broad range of commercial litigation matters and has developed particular expertise representing insurance and financial services companies on a variety of class action issues arising out of market conduct practices, product offerings, and interest crediting practices, among other items.Close
Irene C. Freidel
Ms. Freidel has extensive experience in commercial litigation, including federal and state class action litigation. She... | Read More
Ms. Freidel has extensive experience in commercial litigation, including federal and state class action litigation. She has represented clients in federal and state courts in all regions of the U.S., has appeared before the Panel on Multi-District Litigation, and has appeared and prepared appellate briefs in state and federal appellate courts. Ms. Freidel regularly represents banks, mortgage lenders, mortgage loan servicers, and other consumer financial service institutions in putative national, state and multi-state class actions.Close
Kathryn A. Honecker, Esq.
Chair, Class Action Department
Rose Law Group
Ms. Honecker has fifteen years of class action experience and is chair of the firm’s Class Action department. Her... | Read More
Ms. Honecker has fifteen years of class action experience and is chair of the firm’s Class Action department. Her practice focuses on class actions and other complex commercial litigation. Over the course of her career, Ms. Honecker has represented plaintiffs in a variety of complex and class action litigation nationwide, including actions regarding breach of contract, fraud, consumer fraud, antitrust violations, Ponzi schemes, civil rights violations, and employment issues.Close