The laws surrounding class actions are continuously changing. Much of this change is thanks to the latest developments coming out of the Supreme Court, but others are based more heavily on the process of certifying class actions. Burdened by the new rules and standards for plaintiffs and defendants alike, it's hard for clients to determine how to navigate the litigation or settlement process, depending on which route is best for their case. But with Recent Trends in Class Action Lawsuits, you can help them better make that decision. Featuring experienced partners from across the country, this book provides you with insights on the challenges surrounding discovery and class action certification. By outlining the impact of arbitration agreements, and stressing the importance of discovery, this book can offer you hard-earned tips you won t find anywhere else. Inside, you will also find advice on determining class size, avoiding class actions, and analyzing how recent decisions, such as Dukes, Comcast, and Halliburton II, will transform the future of these lawsuits. Additionally, this book outlines the fundamentals of certification and discusses ways to help clients avoid exposure to actions. With this book, you will be up-to-date regarding ongoing developments in the field, and ultimately will be better able to help your clients.
Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business and legal intelligence from leading C-Level executives and lawyers. Each chapter offers thought leadership and expert analysis on an industry, profession, or topic, providing a future-oriented perspective and proven strategies for success. Each author has been selected based on their experience and C-Level standing within the business and legal communities.
1. Cindy Schmitt Minniti, Partner, Reed Smith LLP-"The Fundamentals of Class Action Certification"
2. Barry M. Kaplan, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati-"New Trends in Securities and Shareholder Class Actions"
3. Courtney L. Baird, Partner, Duane Morris LLP-"The Impact of Arbitration Agreements in Class Actions"
4. Candace A. Blydenburgh, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP-"Class Actions: A Look at Past, Present, and Future Trends"
5. Mary Gail Gearns, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP-"Trends in Class Action Litigation: Class Action Filings, Certification, Settlement, and Waivers"
6. Roxane A. Polidora, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP-"Changes in the Class Action Landscape: A Defense Perspective"
7. Eva W. Cole, Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP-"The Class Action Mechanism and Courts' Continued Focus on Class Certification and Settlement Requirements"
8. Irene C. Freidel, Partner, K&L Gates LLP-"Understanding the Predominance Inquiry of Rule 23(B)(3): a Defense Perspective"
Appendix A: Halliburton I
Appendix B: Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles
Appendix C: Mississippi Ex Rel. Hood, Attorney General v. Au Optronics Corp. Et Al.
Appendix D: Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Company, LLC, Et Al., Petitioners v. Brandon W. Owens
Appendix E: AT&T Mobility LLC, Petitioner v. Vincent Concepcion Et Ux.
Appendix F: Comcast Corporation, Et Al., Petitioners v. Caroline Behrend Et Al.
Appendix G: Judges' Class Action Notice and Claims Process Checklist and Plain Language Guide
Appendix H: Guidelines for Motions for Preliminary and Final Approval of Class Settlement
Appendix I: List of Authorities
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Descripción Thomson Reuters, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0314294023
Descripción Aspatore Books, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 272 pages. 8.75x5.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería 0314294023