Effective Use of Statistical Evidence in Class Action Litigation: A 2019 Update
In the complex landscape of class action litigation, statistical evidence has become crucial in proving liability. As recent trends, developments, and court rulings continue to shape the class action litigation landscape, determining class certification through statistical evidence pose a myriad of issues that companies and their counsel must be cautious about. To avoid pitfalls, it is imperative that they are well-versed in the process as well as the appropriate statistical method to be used in order to effectively win a class action dispute.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the effective use of statistical evidence in class action litigation. Speakers will also present best litigation practices to help practitioners leverage statistical evidence in this evolving legal climate.
This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following provisions:
- Statistical Evidence Framework: An Overview
- Trends and Updates
- Notable Cases and Court Rulings
- Risk Issues and Challenges
- Best Litigation Practices
Analysis Group, Inc.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
- FRCP 23(b)(3)
- Legal Discussion of Statistical Sampling
- Practice Tips for Statistical Sampling
- Legal and Practical Guidance for Conjoint Analysis
- Choice Experiments – An Alternative to Conjoint Analysis
- Practice Tips for Consumer Surveys
Who Should Attend:
- Class Action Lawyers
- Class Action Litigators
- General Counsel
- Top Level Management
- Private Companies
- Legal Consultants
- Legal Executives
- Other interested/related Professionals
Mark Gustafson applies his expertise in economics, econometrics, and modeling to complex litigation, business, and public policy issues. He has worked extensively on class action matters in the health care, insurance, and finance industries. This work has frequently involved statistical analyses. For example, he has analyzed health care claims data used by a statistical expert to estimate damages in a payer/provider dispute, and he has critiqued the proposed damages formulas submitted by opposing parties in several class action suits. Mr. Gustafson is coauthor of “Use of Statistical Sampling in Litigation” and “Expert Analysis of Class Certification Issues,” both published in the Litigation Services Handbook: Sixth Edition. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Mr. Gustafson was the Tokyo-based business manager of an international nonprofit, and he taught economics as a course assistant at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Mark Gustafson applies his expertise in economics, econometrics, and modeling to complex litigation, business, and public policy issues. He has …
Francis A. Citera is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice and Co-Chair of the Chicago Litigation Practice. Mr. Citera has over 30 years of experience defending toxic tort actions and other complex litigation in both federal and state courts. He has tried many cases to verdict, including a complex product liability, wrongful death case. Mr. Citera has written and spoken extensively on class action litigation, product safety issues, and claims for medical monitoring.
Francis A. Citera is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice and Co-Chair of the Chicago Litigation …
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General knowledge of class action litigation
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About Analysis Group, Inc.
Analysis Group is one of the largest international economics consulting firms, with more than 950 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.