CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 28, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law hosts the 2nd Annual Miami Law Class Action & Complex Litigation Forum bringing together leading judges, MDL panelists, practitioners, and scholars from around the country to discuss current cutting-edge issues and topics associated with multi-district class actions and complex litigation.
The full-day event, at the Newman Alumni Center on December 8, 2017, will include topics such as the discussion of a hypothetical class action case, class action from a judge’s perspective, hot topics in class action and mass tort litigation, and the settlement and resolution of class actions. The keynote, “Mass Torts vs. Class Action: The NFL Concussion Litigation Story,” by Steven C. Marks, NFL Concussion Litigation Executive Committee Member and co-lead settlement class counsel.
Participating judges from the U.S. District Court are Judge Beth Bloom, Southern District of Florida; Judge Claire C. Cecchi, District of New Jersey, Judge Eldon E. Fallon, Eastern District of Louisiana; Judge Darrin P. Gayles, Southern District of Florida; Judge David Proctor, Northern District of Alabama; Eduardo C. Robreno, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; and Judge Kathryn H. Vratil, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas.
The event is open to the public with registration. Costs: $495 ($395 for recent Miami Law alumni). The Newman Alumni Center is at 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, Florida, 33146, and will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. A reception will follow the conference.
8.5 general FL CLE credits pending approval by The Florida Bar. Certification credits: 8.5 Civil trials certification credits pending approval by The Florida Bar.
For more information, contact Sabrina Segura at firstname.lastname@example.org
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