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The Impact of Recent Developments in Class Action Law on the Interests of Plaintiffs and Defendants

April 19, 2011


The panelists for this presentation are:

Charles B. Casper, Esquire
Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
Cherry Hill, NJ

Stephen P. DeNittis, Esquire
Shabel & DeNittis, P.C.
Marlton, NJ

Your moderator is:

Kristen E. Polovoy, Esquire
Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
Cherry Hill, NJ

Program Topics Include:

  • The impact on class action settlements of the Third Circuit’s December 2010 Pet Food decision
  • Courts’ merits inquiries on class certification following the Third Circuit’s December 2010 Community Bank decision
  • The Third Circuit’s rejection in November 2010 of the “fraud on the market” theory as a basis for class certification
  • Looking ahead to the Third Circuit’s upcoming review of standards for certifying settlement classes under FRCP 23(b)(2) and (b)(3)
  • Recent New Jersey jurisprudence on treatment of the predominance requirement for class certification and the impact on the standard of review at class certification: Lee v. Carter-Reed Co., LLC – how do plaintiffs and defendants respond?
  • The ongoing evolution of class action jurisprudence in the context of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act: “ascertainable loss” issues for plaintiffs and defendants

For registration details, please visit the Camden County Bar Association website.

April 19, 2011 at 12:00 PM

856-482-0620
http://camdencountybar.org/files/pdfs/251.pdf
CLE Credits : 1.2 Hours NJ CLE, 1.0 Hour PA CLE

Camden County Bar Association
1040 North Kings Highway, Suite 201
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034