Class Actions 2018: Precedents, Pitfalls, and the Path Ahead

$195.00

Live Broadcast on October 12, 2018

CLE Credits earned: 2 GEN

Learn plaintiff and defense-side perspectives on the recent, major developments in class action practice. Our faculty will answer the following questions and more:

•   What are the recent, major developments in class action practice?
•   Which cases should you watch for?
•   What are the pitfalls of litigating class actions?
•   How do you manage class actions?

This course is co-sponsored by the Federal Bar Association.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   The ongoing debate about class arbitration and class action waivers
•   Recent developments in privacy class actions
•   How Microsoft v. Baker increases the stakes of the class certification decision
•   How stacked and tolled class actions affect filing decisions
•   How to settle class actions under CAFA

Date / Time: October 12, 2018

•   10:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern
•   9:00 am – 11:00 am Central
•   8:00 am – 10:00 am Mountain
•   7:00 am – 9:00 am Pacific

Choose a format:

•   Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
•   On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 7 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.

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Original Broadcast Date: October 12, 2018

Dan Donovan, Esq. is a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Dan focuses his practice litigating commercial, financial, energy and technology disputes and counseling executives on corporate governance. Dan has secured significant victories for plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes matters before judges, juries and arbitration panels across the country. Dan counsels clients on financial disputes, internal investigations and corporate governance matters.


Laura Alexander, Esq. is a litigation and antitrust partner at Cohen Milstein. Laura has extensive litigation and trial experience in complex antitrust litigation, including class actions, as well as individual claims. Laura specializes in large scale antitrust disputes involving highly sophisticated entities and complex anticompetitive schemes.

Ragan Naresh, Esq. is a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Ragan’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation in a variety of industries and legal contexts—including biotech, energy, telecommunications and entertainment, and pharmaceutical and nutritional products. Ragan routinely represents clients in class action litigation, and frequently lectures on issues related to class action litigation. Ragan’s work has been recognized by Law360, where he was named a “Rising Star” in class action litigation.

Erin Cady, Esq. is a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Before joining Kirkland, Erin was a law clerk to the Honorable Timothy M. Tymkovich, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
 
 
 
 

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