Waterfront Hotel, Jack London Square
10 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607
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
*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.
$500 - Thursday & Friday
$275 - Thursday Conference & Reception ONLY
Government Attorneys & Academics
$175 - Thursday & Friday
$80 - Thursday & Friday
$50 - Thursday & Friday
We ask that you register as soon as possible, preferably prior to February 15, 2013.