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Defending Class Actions Using Absent Class Member Discovery
Evaluating Whether to Seek Discovery of Class Members; Leveraging Evidence at Certificatio...
December 9, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will prepare defense counsel to evaluate whether and how to pursue discovery of absent class members in class litigation. The panel will discuss the courts' varying positions on permitting absent class member discovery, when to request discovery from putative class members, the disco... Read More

Strategically Limiting Discovery in Class Litigation: Tactics for Defense Counsel
Leveraging Motions to Stay, Bifurcation Motions, and Cost-Shifting Motions to Reduce Disco...
February 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will guide class action defense counsel for strategically controlling/limiting the time and expense of discovery in class litigation through the use of offensive and defensive motions. The panel will discuss how counsel can leverage motions to stay, bifurcate certification discovery... Read More

Lawyer-Created Class Actions: Defeating, Dismissing, and Defending Standing, Causation, Ty...
October 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide class action defense lawyers in exposing the lawyer-driven features of the case and how the defense can leverage those at each stage of the litigation. The program will also explore how recent cases regarding standing in federal court may support defeating class actions b... Read More

Mitigating Mass Arbitration: Revising Arbitration Clauses and Rethinking Defense Strategie...
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss how counsel can mitigate the cost of mass arbitration through contractual and litigation solutions. The program will explore the rise of mass arbitration, recently developed mass arbitration protocols, and the logistics of running a mass arbitration, as well as discuss t... Read More

Surveys and Certification in Consumer-Finance Class Action: Supporting, Attacking Predomin...
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will review the uses and limits of survey responses to prove liability (or damages) on a classwide basis focusing on consumer finance class actions, but offer insights and examples from and applicable to other types of class actions. The program will discuss how to assess if a survey... Read More

Rule 30(b)(6) Depositions in Class Action Litigation: Deposing or Defending Corporate Witn...
April 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare class action counsel to depose or defend corporate representatives under recently amended FRCP 30(b)(6). The webinar will discuss best practices for plaintiffs to meet the 30(b)(6) "meet and confer" requirements, notice requirements, effectively question the corporate re... Read More

Preclusion in Class Actions: How Judgments and Releases Can Prevent Future Litigation
April 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide class action lawyers in asserting or challenging the preclusive effect of class releases and class judgments on future claims. The program will review what trial strategies and release language result in the broadest relief and finality, how preclusion can be asserted or a... Read More

Defeating Class Actions Post-Certification: Procedural and Substantive Strategies
Pursuing Rule 23(f) Appeals, Decertification, Reconsideration, Summary Judgment, and Other...
June 24, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide class action defense counsel in the strategies and logistics for pursuing post-certification procedural and substantive motions and appeals. The panel will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of seeking motions for Rule 23(f) appellate review, decertification, reconsi... Read More

Rule 23(b)(2) Injunctive Relief Class Actions: Recent Decisions, Approaches for Plaintiffs...
June 10, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the standards for injunctive classes and cover recent judicial decisions on this topic. Our panel will also discuss strategies for approaching Rule 23(b)(2) class actions from both the plaintiff and defense perspective. Read More

Amendments to Federal Rule 23: Impact on Class Action Practice
Revisions to Preliminary Approval, Notice Requirements, Settlement Approval, Class-Member...
February 12, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the changes to the federal class action rule that took effect on Dec. 1, 2018. Our panel will explain the changes and address the obvious and subtle impacts on class action practice and practitioners by the revisions to Rule 23. The panel will also discuss new strategies... Read More

Class Action Litigation: Avoiding Legal Ethics Violations and Malpractice Liability
Intra-Class Conflicts, Communication With Class Members, Attorney Fees, and More
January 22, 2020 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide plaintiff and defense class action attorneys with guidance on dealing with the legal ethics hurdles and malpractice threats inherent when there are large classes of plaintiffs in a single lawsuit. The program will address intra-class conflicts, communication with class m... Read More

Multidistrict Litigation: Advanced Strategies for Managing and Defending MDLs
Voluntary Dismissals, Orders Imposing Evidentiary Requirements for Asserted Claims, Sancti...
August 15, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the latest trends in multidistrict litigation (MDL), favorable defense decisions where MDL courts have used omnibus motion practice to address common issues, and additional strategies and tools available to successfully resolve MDL claims. Read More

Defending Competing and Repetitive Class Actions
Race to Judgment, First-to-File Rule, Venue Transfer, Consolidation, Anti-Suit Injunctions...
April 10, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare class action counsel to navigate the unique procedural and substantive complexities of multiple actions involving the same subject matter. The panel will examine the variety of challenges and options for the defendant and defense counsel in addressing competing class act... Read More

New Amendments to Federal Rule 23: Impact on Class Action Practice
Revisions to Preliminary Approval, Notice Requirements, Settlement Approval, Class-Member...
February 13, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the changes to the federal class action rule that took effect on Dec. 1, 2018. Our panel will explain the changes and address both the obvious and subtle impacts on class action practice and practitioners by the amendments to Rule 23, and will also discuss resulting new... Read More

Litigation Tactics to Defeat Class Certification: Leveraging Pleadings, Evidence and Settl...
September 25, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss several tools and tactics available to practitioners to defeat class actions during the certification stage. Although federal and state rules may differ, most states' class certification requirements track those found in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure such that the... Read More

Managing Complex Class Litigation: Leveraging Bifurcation, Bellwether Trials, Joinder, Sub...
July 27, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the growing complexity of class action suits and the procedural tools available to litigants to assist in managing large and complex class claims. The program will discuss how the parties and courts are utilizing aggregation tools such as subclasses and joinder, bifurcat... Read More

Summary Judgment in Class Action Litigation: Plaintiff and Defense Strategies for Filing M...
Leveraging Motions to Dispose of Claims, Establish Liability, or Improve Settlement Postur...
June 22, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to class action litigators on strategically pursuing summary judgment motions in class claims. The panel will discuss considerations and best practices for drafting and opposing summary judgment motions to dispose of or limit claims, eliminate putative class mem... Read More

Overcoming Class Action ESI Challenges: Preserving and Reviewing ESI; Limiting Discovery,...
Assessing the Impact on Proportionality and Sanctions of 2015 Amendments to FRCP Rule 26(b...
May 25, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to class action defense attorneys for overcoming the challenges of e-discovery. The program will cover best practices for preserving and reviewing electronically stored information (ESI), limiting the scope of discovery, making proportionality arguments, and avo... Read More

Parallel State and Federal Court Class Actions: Navigating Procedural and Substantive Chal...
Coordinating Overlapping Proceedings; Navigating Differing Rules on Discovery, Evidence, E...
May 5, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare class action counsel to navigate the unique procedural and substantive complexities of parallel state and federal court class actions. The panel will examine how courts have responded to requests to stay, enjoin or dismiss overlapping proceedings and discuss practical st... Read More

Using Class Action Trial Plans and Other Pretrial Filings to Influence Certification
November 10, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine how class action litigators--plaintiff and defense--can use various pretrial filings, including trial plans, preliminary motions and discovery plans, to increase their likelihood of success at class certification. Read More

Bifurcated Discovery in Class Litigation: Navigating the Blurred Lines Before and After Ce...
Evaluating "Merits Discovery" vs. "Class Discovery," Addressing Damages Issues, Preparing...
June 11, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine how class litigators and the courts are addressing the issue of bifurcated discovery in class litigation, the tricky issues raised by separating class discovery from merits discovery, and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel to successfully obtain or oppose disco... Read More

Preserving Attorney-Client and Work Product Privileges in Class Action Litigation
Protecting Confidential Information, Avoiding Inadvertent Disclosures, and Navigating the...
April 17, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to class counsel for preserving the attorney-client privilege and leveraging the work product doctrine in class litigation. The panel will offer their insights on when the privilege attaches, how it can be waived, and special considerations for protecting confid... Read More

Effective Discovery Strategies in Class Action Litigation
Leveraging Trends and Best Practices for Depositions, Expert Witnesses and E-Discovery
October 24, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare class counsel to handle discovery challenges that often arise in class action litigation. The panel will discuss new considerations impacting witness statements and outline cost effective approaches to managing the discovery process. Read More