A Focus on Class Action Settlements: Guidance in Dealing with the Approval Process and Strategies to Achieve a Successful Outcome

January 29, 2015 4:20pm

Theodore H. Frank

Center for Class Action Fairness

Danielle J. Gould

Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C.

  • Settlement trends and strategy
  • Recent noteworthy settlements
  • Heightened scrutiny of all aspects Rule 23: Notice, attorney’s fees and the approval process
  • Class action settlements for preliminary and final approval: Interplay of professional objectors
  • Cy Pres distributions: What notice is needed?; Potential pitfalls and issues