Cross Examination of Experts Concerning Class Certification
Challenging Predominance and Methodology to Gain Leverage in Settlement
August 19, 2020 • CLE • Live Webinar
This CLE webinar will provide advanced techniques for deposing adverse expert witnesses in class action certification litigation, with particular focus on establishing or attacking predominance.
Litigation Holds in Class Actions: Triggering Events, Scope of Hold, Termination, Forms
Avoiding Costly Missteps that Empower the Other Side
February 5, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will help class action lawyers avoid empowering their opponents in litigation by failing to follow the law on litigation holds. Unless counsel is conversant in when the hold obligation begins, who and what is subject to the hold, and when the hold obligation ends, the client is at t...
Defeating Class Certification: Using Personal Jurisdiction to Defeat Litigation Tourism
Navigating the District Court Split Over Bristol-Meyers Squibb; Grounds for Successful Mot...
December 5, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will discuss using personal jurisdiction arguments after the Supreme Court's 2017 decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court (BMS) to defeat class actions pre-certification. The panel will address recent cases applying BMS to class actions and discuss successful strategi...
Pursuing or Challenging Rule 23(b)(3) Class Certification: Lessons From In Re Hyundai
Strategies for Plaintiff and Defense Counsel
October 30, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will examine new challenges facing class counsel in certifying a nationwide class after the Ninth Circuit's June 2019 en banc decision in In re Hyundai and Kia Fuel Econ. Litig. The panel will examine the scope and impact of the decision and discuss best practices for counsel to cha...
Defeating Class Certification Through Enhanced Discovery Strategies
Rigorous Analysis Standard, Rule 23(a)(1) Numerosity, Rule 23(a)(2) Commonality, Rule 23(a...
September 19, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will discuss using evidence obtained during discovery to defeat class actions pre-certification. The panel will identify the latest trends and developments in Rule 23 case law and offer practical advice and strategies for successfully narrowing the class, limiting the scope of liabi...
Defeating Class Certification by Attacking Plaintiffs' Classwide Damages Models
August 8, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will guide class action defense counsel on opposing class certification after Comcast by challenging the sufficiency of the damages models plaintiffs' experts put forth in support of class certification. The panel will examine the Comcast decision and how the lower federal courts ha...
Alternative Strategies in Putative Class Actions After Campbell Ewald Co. v. Gomez
Evaluating Mootness Issues, Placeholder Class Certification Motions, and Impact of Pick-Of...
July 18, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will examine the strategic use of attempts to moot putative class actions, alternatives to use of Rule 68, and considerations for counsel on choice of jurisdiction and future issues the courts will face in this area.
Rule 23(f) Class Certification Appeals: Pursuing or Challenging Interlocutory Review of Ce...
Complying With Strict Procedural Requirements, Developing a Solid Appeal Strategy
September 12, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to class litigators for appealing, or challenging the appeal of, class certification decisions under Rule 23(f) of the FRCP. The panel will examine the Supreme Court's Microsoft v. Baker ruling as well as recent federal court cases addressing interlocutory appe...
Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements: Lessons From Case Law and New CFPB Regulat...
Avoiding or Defeating Challenges to Scope or Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements
August 24, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will discuss the continuing issues surrounding the enforceability of arbitration agreements prohibiting class or representative arbitration. The panel will discuss key takeaways from recent Supreme Court and appellate court decisions, as well as the final rule just issued by the Con...
When Does A Class Action Claim Become Moot? Considerations and Strategies for Counsel Afte...
Analyzing Potential Approaches in Light of Unanswered Questions
March 15, 2016 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar 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...
CAFA Removal and Remand: Key Developments for Plaintiff and Defense Counsel
Lessons from Recent Cases on Amount-in-Controversy, State AG Suits, Joint Trials and More
February 24, 2015 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will examine key recent developments in Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) removal and remand, analyze the impact of recent cases for class action practitioners, and offer strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel for obtaining or defeating removal or remand.
Class Action Certification Following the Amgen and Comcast Decisions
Navigating the Issues of Predominance and the Role of the Merits Inquiry at Certification
April 24, 2013 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide class counsel with an in-depth review and analysis of the Supreme Court's new Amgen and Comcast decisions and their impact on class certification.
Class Certification: Wal-Mart v. Dukes One Year Later
Leveraging Court Developments to Obtain or Defeat Certification
September 18, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will analyze developments in class certification in the year since the Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. The panel will examine courts' various treatment of evidence and issue commonality and outline best practices for attorneys in the current environmen...