I recently attended the ABA’s 2011 National Institute on Class Actions. I will try to highlight here what I saw as key points that either I had not heard before or provided an interesting new twist on an important issue. I’ll split this up into several posts because there is a fair amount to discuss.
This third and final part of my takeaways from the DRI seminar will focus on the presentations on threshold dispositive motions in class actions, class action settlements, and responding to class actions in the press and on the Internet.
- Initial Dispositive Motions: John Beisner of Skadden (where I started my career) had some good