Speaker

Scott M. Pearson

Program

Mr. Pearson will participate in a panel discussion on increasing scrutiny surrounding class action suits. Topics will include:

  • Which states are driving the litigation nationwide?
  • What to be on the lookout for
  • Lessons to be learned
  • Class and Mass
  • Heightened standards of commonality and predominance
  • Class definition and ascertainability; superiority/adequacy
  • CAFA developments
  • Removability
  • Current trends in issue certification
  • Rule 23
  • Use of experts
  • Recent settlement trends and strategies
  • Settlements for preliminary and final approval
  • Class Notice Issues
  • Release scope
  • Attorney’s fees 

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