Mass Tort and Consumer Class Action in the 2017 Landscape

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)
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Sara J. Triplett
Garrett S. Llewellyn

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About McCullough Ginsberg Montano & Partners LLP

McCullough Ginsberg Montano & Partners LLP (MGM) is a litigation and corporate law firm known for its dedication to its clients, legal expertise and successful outcomes.  The members of MGM collectively bring a vast amount of litigation experience representing small businesses, as well as some of the largest publicly and privately held companies in the United States and abroad, in areas including products liability and toxic tort defense; environmental litigation; corporate and commercial litigation; intellectual property; and international arbitration. MGM's practice also encompasses commercial landlord tenant litigation, class action litigation, and appellate work.  Whatever the issue – MGM is responsive, dedicated, and results driven.

Website: https://www.mgpllp.com/

About Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has a national practice of over 300 litigators, with a consumer class action team focused on defending class action cases in a number of substantive areas of law. The team has obtained numerous victories in consumer class actions, at trial and in advance of trial, through dismissals with prejudice at the pleadings stage, summary judgment motions, voluntary dismissals by plaintiffs after we obtained key admissions in discovery and countless denials of class certification. According to The American Lawyer, the team has achieved “bet-the-company wins for clients across the country.”

Our lawyers are experienced in key legal areas, such as the enforceability of class action waivers in arbitration agreements; standing to pursue consumer protection claims, technology and privacy; and the efficacy of consumer disclosures. They appear regularly before states’ attorneys general, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Securities and Exchange Commission, all of which affect class action defense.

Website: https://www.akingump.com/

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