Class Actions and Complex Litigation in 2020: Creating a Cutting-Edge Solution to Class Action Litigation
Recording Available: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Class action and complex litigation cases become more and more intricate over the years. With the rising number of lawsuits being filed in addition to heightened regulatory and litigation enforcement uptakes, companies are in the midst of higher financial risks. These growing complexities need to be addressed before it could potentially jeopardize and disrupt business transactions. Developing a competent and cutting-edge solution in order to respond in this ever-evolving landscape is essential.
In this LIVE Webcast, class action experts Isabelle Ord and Keara Gordon of DLA Piper will present an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in the class action and complex litigation landscape. Speakers will share helpful practices to dodge damages and threats of class action lawsuits. They will also provide tips in developing an effective risk mitigation program 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
- Recent Trends, Developments, and Legal Issues
- Notable Court Rulings
- Practical Strategies and Tips to Avoid Lawsuits
- Best Litigation Practices
- What Lies Ahead
Who Should Attend:
- Class Action Lawyers
- Litigation Officers
- General Counsel
Isabelle Ord is a trial lawyer who resolves complex and high-stakes disputes for national and international businesses and financial institutions. She is the co-chair of DLA Piper’s Class Action Litigation practice.
Her experience includes defending class actions and other complex business disputes involving unfair competition (B&PC 17200), false advertising (B&PC 17500), the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (Civil Code 1750), fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, Ponzi scheme and investment fraud, and lender liability. She also prosecutes claims for financial institutions and businesses, including credit recovery, loan participation and fraud claims.
Isabelle was the 2013 president of the San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association and 2012 chair of the California State Bar's Business Law Section Financial Institutions Committee.
She is a former Captain in the United States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General's Corps, and a paratrooper.
Isabelle Ord is a trial lawyer who resolves complex and high-stakes disputes for national and international businesses and financial institutions. …
Keara Gordon's practice includes the defense of class actions across a variety of substantive areas, including consumer, securities, privacy, and insurance litigation in a myriad of industries; financial and corporate litigation and counseling; corporate governance litigation; and internal investigations. She has been involved in appeals to the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits, and the appellate courts of New York, DC, Delaware, and Maryland.
Keara Gordon's practice includes the defense of class actions across a variety of substantive areas, including consumer, securities, privacy, and …
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Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of class action litigation
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
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