Thursday February 18, 2016 at 1:30 PM - 7:30 PM PST
Friday February 19, 2016 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST

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Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco 
1625 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115


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Sela Steiger 
Impact Fund 
510-845-3473 ext. 305 

14th Annual Class Action Conference

Each year, the Impact Fund hosts this invitation-only event to bring together leading plaintiffs’ class action practitioners to discuss important new developments, share knowledge and ideas, and develop strategies for the future. The conference provides an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to connect and forge relationships with like-minded advocates across the country.

 Pre-Conference Introductory Program (1.25 hours CA MCLE credit)

On Thursday at 1:30 p.m., we will provide:

  • Global Perspectives on Class Actions and Impact Litigation Around the World 
  • Rule 23 Class Action Basics

 Class Action Programs (9 hours CA MCLE credit)

On Thursday, starting at 3:00 p.m., the conference will begin with two panel presentations: 

  • Recent Developments in Civil Rights Class Action Law 
  • Class Actions Matter: Success Stories From the Frontlines of Social Change

A cocktail reception will follow Thursday's session, starting at 5:45 p.m.

On Friday, we will have six panel presentations:

  • Inspect What You Expect:  Best Practices for Crafting and Monitoring Programmatic Relief
  • Civil Rulemaking:  The Latest on Proposed Modifications to Rule 23
  • Calling Their Bluff:  Using Arbitration to Gain the Upper Hand
  • Settlement Ethics:  Negotiating Class Action Settlements the Right Way 
  • High Stakes:  Anticipating the Supreme Court's Decisions in Tyson and Spokeo, and analysis of Campbell-Ewald
  • The Latest on Class Actions and the “Sharing Economy”

 Confirmed panelists include:

  • Elizabeth J. Cabraser - Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
  • F. Paul Bland, Jr. - Public Justice
  • Deepak Gupta - Gupta Wessler
  • Shannon Liss-Riordan - Lichten & Liss-Riordan
  • Matthew C. Helland - Nichols Kaster
  • Leslie Brueckner - Public Justice
  • Michael Nunez - Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld
  • Byron Goldstein - Goldstein Borgen Dardarian & Ho
  • Christian Schreiber - Chavez & Gertler
  • Prof. Robert Klonoff - Lewis & Clark Law School
  • ...and More!

View the full tentative agenda HERE

Space is limited! We ask that you register as soon as possible, and before February 12, 2016

*Please note: This year we are providing materials electronically and on USB keys at the event, free of charge. 

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