Managing Complex Litigation 2014: Class Actions; Mass Torts & MDL

Managing Complex Litigation 2014: Class Actions; Mass Torts & MDL
Sponsored by: Practising Law Institute
October 21, 2014 | 9:00 AM
Spotlight on JAMS Neutrals: Cathy Yanni and Hon. Carl J. West (Ret.)

High stakes aggregate litigation continues to be an evolving area of practice that has experienced a significant shift due to landmark decisions over the last few years.  In this half-day program, learn from an experienced faculty of judges, plaintiff and defense counsel, and dispute resolution professionals the latest strategies and techniques to navigate the developing landscape of these complex cases. The faculty will propose best practices in managing class actions, mass torts, and multidistrict litigation (MDL) throughout the lifecycle of these cases from pretrial class certification and consolidation, through trial or settlement.

What you will learn

  • The latest trends in complex litigation, including case law and statutory updates
  • Trends in judicial approval of class actions and the award of attorneys
  • Unique issues in class actions, including how courts and litigants deal with objectors
  • Progressive approaches to the management of complex cases

For further details and to register, please visit the PLI's seminar page.

Location:
PLI California Center
685 Market Street
San Francisco, California 94105

Also available by Webcast

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Cathy Yanni
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Hon. Carl J. West (Ret.)
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