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Thursday February 28, 2013 at 1:30 PM - 8:00 PM PST
Friday March 1, 2013 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST

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Waterfront Hotel, Jack London Square 
10 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607

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You can obtain information about travel and lodging for the conference here.



Tyra Singleton 
Impact Fund 
510-845-3473 ext. 302 

11th Annual Class Action Conference 

Impact Fund hosts this invitation-only event to bring together leading members of the plaintiffs' class action bar to discuss important new developments as well as to plan effective strategies. It is a unique and invaluable opportunity to connect with the most experienced practitioners in our field from the consumer, wage and hour, and civil rights practice areas.


Pre-Conference Introductory Program (1.25 hours CA MCLE credit):   For new practitioners, we will provide our Rule 23 Basics program on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

Class Action Programs (8.75 hours CA MCLE credit):

On Thursday beginning at 3 p.m., we will have presentations on two current topics:

Class Certification Stratagies: Dukes in the Rear View Mirror

Latest Issues in Artitration and Class Actions

A reception will follow the Thursday session at 6:00 p.m., hosted by Settlement Services, Inc. (SSI): A wholly-owned subsidiary of GCG.

On Friday, we will present five panels of interest to all class action practitioners:

Recent Developments in Civil Rights Class Action Law

Aggregate Proof or “Trial by Formula”

The Assault on Class Actions: Restoring the Balance

Representing Classes with Special Challenges: Poverty, Language, Disabilities, Immigration Status, and Youth

The Promise of Impact Litigation and Social Change: The Marriage Equality Campaign

Click here to view the 2013 agenda

*Please note: This year we are providing materials electronically and on USB keys at the event, free of charge. If you would like a hard copy materials book, you may purchase one for $20.00 at registration, and it will be available for pickup at the event. We must receive your request by February 15, 2013 or we will not be able to accommodate your request.

Registration Fees

Private Attorneys

$500 - Thursday & Friday

$275 -  Thursday Conference & Reception ONLY

Government Attorneys & Academics

$175 - Thursday & Friday

Non-Profit/Legal Services

$80 -  Thursday & Friday


$50 - Thursday & Friday

We ask that you register as soon as possible, preferably prior to February 15, 2013.  


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The 11th Annual Class Action Conference is sponsored by:


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If you are a firm and would like to sponsor the 11th Annual Class Action Conference, please fill out this sponsorship opportunities form