2017 Consumer Class Action Litigation Conference

Bridgeport’s Annual Consumer Class Action Conference explores and explains the changing landscape of consumer class actions.  This year’s program, which is geared towards the advanced practitioner, will include a review of the cases pending before the Supreme Court that will affect class action litigation, the current state of the law on ascertainability and standing, combatting a presumption of reliance, material omissions, injunctive relief only cases, and a discussion of “hot topics,” including labeling disputes.  The program also will include a nuts-and-bolts roundtable discussion of tactics and techniques that will allow plaintiffs’ and defense attorneys to candidly share what techniques employed by their adversaries they find the most effective.  The program is co-chaired by Kevin Ruf of Glancy, Prongay & Murray LLP and Bethany Kristovich of Munger, Tolles and Olson LLP.
8:30 - 9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:05 Opening remarks and program overview - Program Chairs Bethany Kristovich and Kevin Ruf
9:05 - 9:45 Supreme Court Watch: Cases that Will Impact Class Action Litigation  (2016-2017 Term)
9:45 -10:45 Hot Topics and Trends in the Prosecuting & Defending of Consumer Class Actions
(Product Labeling, Damages, Certification, etc.)

11:00 - 12:00 Round table" on Effective/Not Litigating Tactics and Techniques from the Perspective of the Opposing Side
Lunch - on your own
1:15 - 2:00 Current state of the law on Ascertainability and Standing
2:00 - 2:50 How to Use and Combat a Presumption of Reliance on Consumer Fraud Class Action
3:00 - 3:45 Material Omissions in a consumer Case that Give Rise to Liability
3:45 - 4:30 Injunctive Relief Only Cases
program concludes

Bethany Kristovich, Munger, Tolles & Olson
Kevin Ruf, Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP
Bo Phillips, Reed Smith
Dave Stein, Girard Gibbs
Kevin Green, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
Reid P. Mullen, Keker & Van Nest LLP
John W. McGuinness, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Jon P. Kardassakis, Lewis Brisbois
Matthew Preusch, Keller Rohrback
Garrett Wotkyns, Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP
Elizabeth Lemond McKeen, O'Melveny & Myers
Gillian L. Wade, Milstein, Adelman, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, LLP
Andra B. Greene,Irell & Manella LLP
Zachary M. Briers, Munger, Tolles & Olson
Gretchen Carpenter, Carpenter Law
Christopher Chorba, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Marc Godino, Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP

This program is approved for 6 hrs of CA MCLE general credt hours.

Bridgeport is a State Bar of CA provider of MCLE (Provider 11872) This program offers 6 hrs of MCLE. Bridgeport will assist attorneys from outside CA obtain CLE in accordance with the rules of their state.

Program Details

Event Date 01-13-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-13-2017 4:30 pm
Individual Price $375.00
MCLE Hours 6 hours of California MCLE
Westin South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA
Westin South Coast Plaza
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
2 320.00
3 250.00

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