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Sayles Presents at NJSBA Prevailing Trends in Class Action Litigation Seminar

Start: 11-29-2016 16:30 End: 11-29-2016 20:05
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Prevailing Trends in Class Action Litigation
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Law Center, New Brunswick

Presented in cooperation with the Class Action Litigation Committee of the NJSBA


Co-Moderators:   Christopher J. Dalton, Esq., Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, PC (Newark)
                             Bruce D. Greenberg, Esq., Lite DePalma Greenberg, LLC (Newark)

Speakers:             Jeffrey J. Greenbaum, Esq., Sills Cummis & Gross, PC (Newark)
                              Susana Cruz Hodge, Esq., Lite DePalma Greenberg, LLC (Newark)
                              Daniel R. Lapinski, Esq., Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer, PA (Woodbridge)
                              Andrew Sayles, Esq., Connell Foley, LLP (Roseland)
                              James C. Shah, Esq., Shepherd Finkelman Miller & Shah, LLP (Collingswood)
                              Michael R. McDonald, Esq., Gibbons, PC (Newark)
                              Steven D. Weisbrot, Executive VP, Angeion Group (Philadelphia)
                              Henry P. Wolfe, Esq., The Wolf Law Firm, LLC (New Brunswick)


4:30                 Welcome

4:35-5:35         Panel 1- Recent USSC class action decisions (Spokeo, Tyson, Campbell-Ewald)

5:35-5:40         Panel switch

5:40-6:40         Panel 2- Recent class-certification decisions both state and federal (Dugan v. TGI Fridays, NFL concussion MDL, Neale v. Volvo)

6:40                 BREAK and panel switch

6:50-7:50         Panel 3 – Ethical Considerations in Class Actions:   Class counsel’s obligations pre-and post-certification; settlement negotiations; Who May Contact Absent Class Members and When? and Responsibilities of Class Counsel When One or More Class Representatives  or Plaintiffs Oppose a Settlement Counsel Believes to be in The Best Interests of the Class. 

7:50                Q&A, panel discussion and program wrap up 

8:05                 Adjourn

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