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Class Action and Complex Litigation in 2019: Effective Strategies and Best Practices

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Add Reminder to My Calendar 06/25/2019 11:00 am 06/25/2019 2:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Class Action and Complex Litigation in 2019: Effective Strategies and Best Practices The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today.https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=116516\r\n With the ever-evolving regulatory and compliance landscape, class action litigation remains to be one of the most crucial risks that continuously pursue companies worldwide. It is indeed vital that companies must be cognizant of practical ways to respond to recent changes and issues in various areas of law, in order to mitigate exposure to class action litigation risks. \n \nIn this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in the class action and complex litigation landscape. Speakers will also present effective litigation strategies and practices in light of the recent updates. \n \nSome of the major topics that will be covered in this course are: \n \n \n Class Action and Complex Litigation – Overview and Statistics \n Emerging Issues and Recent Trends \n Practical Strategies and Tips to Avoid Lawsuits \n Recent Court Rulings \n What Lies Ahead in 2019 \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/class-action-and-complex-litigation-in-2019/

Online CLE Complex Litigation

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Complex Litigation Webinar. With the ever-evolving regulatory and compliance landscape, class action litigation remains to be one of the most crucial risks that continuously pursue companies worldwide. It is indeed vital that companies must be cognizant of practical ways to respond to recent changes and issues in various areas of law, in order to mitigate exposure to class action litigation risks.

In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in the class action and complex litigation landscape. Speakers will also present effective litigation strategies and practices in light of the recent updates.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Class Action and Complex Litigation – Overview and Statistics
  • Emerging Issues and Recent Trends
  • Practical Strategies and Tips to Avoid Lawsuits
  • Recent Court Rulings
  • What Lies Ahead in 2019

Who Should Attend

  • Class Action Lawyers
  • In-house Counsel
  • Class Action Litigators
  • Litigation Officers
  • General Counsel
  • Legal Consultants
  • Legal Executives
  • Top Level Management
  • Other interested/related Professionals and Organizations

Faculty

Online CLE Complex Litigation
Charles Miller
Partner
Heygood, Orr & Pearson
Online CLE Complex Litigation
William B. Gaudet
Partner and Class Action Team Leader
Adams and Reese LLP
Online CLE Complex Litigation
Peter Hess
Vice President
Analysis Group
Online CLE Complex Litigation
Seth M. Cohen
Partner
Hogan Lovells

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Online CLE Complex Litigation

Charles Miller, Partner
Heygood, Orr & Pearson

William B. Gaudet, Partner and Class Action Team Leader
Adams and Reese LLP

Peter Hess, Vice President
Analysis Group

Seth M. Cohen, Partner
Hogan Lovells

Online CLE Complex Litigation

Online CLE Complex Litigation

Charles MillerPartnerHeygood, Orr & Pearson

Charles Miller is Dallas-based trial lawyer practicing in the areas of products liability, personal injury, medial malpractice, and complex commercial litigation. Charles grew up in Tucson, Arizona where he attended the University of Arizona. Charles got his law degree from Texas Tech University. Charles was an editor on the Law Review and graduated summa cum laude. After graduating from law school, Charles clerked for the Honorable John M. Duhé, Jr., a federal circuit judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Charles started his legal career as a commercial lawyer. He worked at the Dallas office of Weil Gotshal & Manges, a national law firm based in New York, and McKool Smith, a Dallas-based commercial litigation boutique. In 2007, Charles joined Heygood Orr & Pearson, a Dallas-based trial boutique and began handling products liability and medical malpractice cases. Charles is licensed in California, Texas, and Arizona and handles cases nationwide.

Since joining Heygood Orr & Pearson, Charles has successfully handled over 400 opioid-related wrongful death cases. Charles was trial counsel in two jury trials involving defective fentanyl patches manufactures by ALZA Corporation, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary. Both trials resulted in multi-million dollar jury verdicts for the plaintiffs. Charles has spent the last two years representing consumers who purchased or leased Volkswagen or Audi diesel vehicles equipped with emissions defeat devices.

While at Weil Gotshal, Charles met his wife, Nicole, an appellate lawyer. Charles and Nicole have been happily married for 10 years. In his free time, Charles loves to read the New York Times, cook vegan meals with his wife, and travel with his wife and his 4 year-old-son, Benjamin.

Online CLE Complex Litigation

William B. GaudetPartner and Class Action Team LeaderAdams and Reese LLP

Billy Gaudet leads the complex/class action practice. Acting as lead trial counsel in local, state and federal courts in the Southeast and beyond, Billy represents clients, including Fortune 500 companies, in all aspects of class action and complex litigation. He negotiates class action settlements, acts as national coordinating counsel and trial counsel, serves on defendant liaison committees, and heads up the defense group trial team. In addition, Billy litigates and tries commercial disputes at the trial court and appellate court levels.

He has served as the chair of the Class Actions/Complex Litigation Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association, is presently on the Executive Board and Treasurer of the New Orleans Bar Association, outgoing President of the Loyola New Orleans Law School Alumni Board, and has served as president of the Executive Board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeast Louisiana.

Online CLE Complex Litigation

Peter HessVice PresidentAnalysis Group

Online CLE Complex Litigation

Seth M. CohenPartnerHogan Lovells

Seth M. Cohen is a trial lawyer who litigates a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state trial courts and appellate courts. His experience spans the areas of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, RICO actions, government and regulatory investigations, product liability, insurance recovery, and litigation involving clients in the entertainment industry.  Throughout his career Seth has handled a broad array of class actions, mostly in the RICO and common law fraud contexts.

Seth brings practical and strategic thought to complex matters and is a trusted advocate of his clients. He has experience litigating complex commercial cases for public and private corporations, including financial institutions and individuals in both bench and jury trials. In one such matter, Seth was part of the trial team representing the former chief operating officer of Countrywide Bank in the largest post-financial crisis era jury trial concerning loan origination fraud.

Seth has deep experience representing companies in post-closing M&A litigation, including cases involving alleged breaches of reps and warranties, fraud, purchase price adjustments, and indemnification claims, among others. Seth routinely represents clients in RICO class actions, including currently defending the U.S. subsidiary of a global licensing and inspections firm against RICO fraud claims arising out of the Puerto Rico Power Authority's fuel procurement practices.

Before entering the legal profession, Seth served as an associate producer at ABC News in New York and as a writer for the NBA, MTV, and VH-1.

Online CLE Complex Litigation

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of corporate litigation

Course Code:
   148075

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

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