Class Actions '13

Recorded September 6, 2013

Presiding

M. Jerome Elmore, Program Chair, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP, Atlanta

Introduction and Program Overview

M. Jerome Elmore

MDL Class Actions: Principles & Strategies

Kyle G.A. Wallace, Alston & Bird, LLP, Atlanta

Class Action Arbitrations—Will There Be Any?

Gregory C. Cook, Balch & Bingham LLP, Birmingham, AL

Settling a Complex Class Action

Cari K. Dawson, Alston & Bird, LLP, Atlanta

Jury Research for Class Actions

Dr. Robert F. Bettler, Jr., Senior Consultant and Head of Atlanta Office, DecisionQuest, Atlanta

Recent Important Class Action Decisions by the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals

Michael B. Terry, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, Atlanta

Choosing an Appropriate Class Action from the Plaintiffs’ Perspective

Kenneth S. Canfield, Doffermeyer, Shields, Canfield & Knowles, LLC, Atlanta

Managing Large Volume Electronic Discovery In Class Actions

  • Bryan O. Balogh, Burr & Forman, LLP, Birmingham, AL

  • Martin G. Burke, Burr & Forman, LLP, Birmingham, AL

Class Action fairness act update

Barry Goheen, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta

Professional and Ethical Issues Peculiar To Class Actions

Panel Discussion