Heightened Ascertainability in Class Actions – Is it Time to Say Goodbye? A 2016

Broadcast Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
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Francis A. Citera
Seamus C. Duffy

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About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international law firm with approximately 1900 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT provides integrated, business-focused legal services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to innovative start-ups. The firm’s multidisciplinary teams include senior lawyers who have served as chief legal officers at major multinational companies and have spent years solving real-world problems in the business, political and legal arenas. GT attorneys are at the forefront of class litigation in federal and state courts throughout the United States, at both the trial and appellate levels. GT’s Class Action Practice brings together more than 70 trial lawyers from across the country with class action experience spanning a wide variety of substantive areas and industries.

Website: https://www.gtlaw.com/

About Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

With 620 lawyers in 12 offices, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP provides clients with unparalleled legal service in matters ranging from complex class actions to multibillion-dollar deals, across a broad spectrum of industries. They strive not only to assist clients in negotiating complex transactions and resolving high-stakes disputes, but also in anticipating future challenges and opportunities. By combining sound judgment with creative thinking, they help clients achieve their present-day goals and position themselves strategically for future success.

The Class Actions Team is comprised of experienced litigators and regulatory attorneys who defend individual and putative class actions across the country and counsel leading companies on how to adapt their practices in light of the evolving regulatory landscape. Drinker Biddle has also been at the forefront of the fight against class action abuses by testifying to legislatures, pioneering removal strategies, designing and defending dispute-resolution programs and challenging misuses of the class action device. In the past five years alone, the team has defended nearly 200 class actions asserting privacy, consumer protection, wage and hour, antitrust and other claims.

Website: https://www.drinkerbiddle.com/

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