Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

Archived Details

March 14, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Registration Fee: $50.00


NOTE: No CLE credit can be earned for watching recordings of past webinars.

*$50 per webinar. 

Topics Include:

Developing the Initial Defense Strategy (9/13)

  • Assessing the threat posed by the litigation, including strengths and weakness with respect to the substantive claims, size and degree of cohesiveness of the putative class, and the realistic financial and non-monetary exposure the case presents
  • Identifying strategic goals for the litigation, such as vigorously defending an ongoing practice, extricating a client where a dispute more properly involves other parties, or resolving the matter quickly
  • Designing a litigation plan that serves the strategic goals, using tactics that may include challenging the factual or legal viability of the plaintiffs' claims, focusing on defeating class certification, or pursuing an early mediation

Using Data to Defend Class Actions (10/11)

  • How Big Data and workplace technologies are changing the way class action plaintiffs’ attorneys and the EEOC approach employment law claims
  • The importance of proactively analyzing employee and workplace data before responding to claims to avoid turning potentially small issues into class-based lawsuits
  • How to be creative with data to investigate and advance strategic arguments in defense of class action lawsuits and investigations 

Update on Systemic Discrimination Claims (11/8)

  • The EEOC’s continued strategic focus on systemic discrimination claims
  • Developing case law and approaches to systemic discrimination cases 5 years after Dukes v. Wal-Mart
  • Proactive steps to consider to understand and minimize risk of systemic discrimination claims

Cutting Edge Strategies For E-Discovery In Class Actions (1/10)

  • Preservation of electronically stored evidence
  • Strategies for an effective and efficient review of electronically stored information
  • Review of recent e-discovery decisions

The Wonderful World of Wage and Hour (2/14)

  • Trends in the White Collar exemptions, including the effect of the December 1, 2016 salary basis change
  • Strategies in defending Off the clock work cases
  • Court of Appeals and Supreme Court wage and hour update and fallout

The California Class Action (3/14)

  •         PAGA representative actions
  •         Class certification after Duran
  •         Arbitration agreements as a means of avoiding class actions

Contact Us for More Information

Please contact Alex Patafio at or 404-586-1802.