NEW YORK, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Beard Group, Inc., is hosting the Class Action Money & Ethics Conference on Mon., May 7, 2018, at The Harmonie Club located at 4 East 60th Street in Midtown Manhattan. Aligning interests & optimizing outcomes in class action litigation is the focus of this one-day event.
"We're honored to bring together the widest array of business, legal and financial professionals, settlement administrators, insurers, investors, academics, government regulators, members of the judiciary and the media, for this year's conference to discuss economic and ethical considerations in class actions, and to provide valuable networking opportunities among top-tier professionals," says Jeffrey Adam Baxt at Beard Group.
This year's conference panels and faculty members are:
8:00 a.m. -- Opening Remarks -- Robin Cantor (Berkeley Research Group)
8:10 a.m. -- Plaintiffs Placing Themselves in Harm's Way -- Matthew R. DalSanto, Ph.D. (Winston & Strawn); Michael P. Daly (Drinker Biddle & Reath); and Peggy Daley (Berkeley Research Group)
9:10 a.m. -- The Right Approach to Effective Claims -- Samuel Issacharoff (NYU School of Law); Thomas R. Glenn (A.B. Data); Rosemary M. Rivas (Levi & Korsinsky); Mark Sole (Sipree); and William W. Wickersham (RG/2 Claims Administration)
10:30 a.m. -- Eric L. Cramer (Berger & Montague); Jeff Klenk (Berkeley Research Group); and P. Russell Perdew (Locke Lord)
11:30 a.m. -- Litigation Finance -- Francesca Castagnola (Western Alliance Bank); Kenneth R. Feinberg (Kenneth R. Feinberg, PC); Michael D. Hausfeld (Hausfeld); and Emily Slater (Burford Capital)
12:30 p.m. -- Luncheon -- This year's keynote speaker is Elizabeth J. Cabraser (Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein)
1:40 p.m. -- Diversity in the Class Action Bar -- Shandarese Garr (Garden City Group); Barbara Hart (Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart); Sharon K. Robertson (Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll); and Cory M. Stern (Levy Konigsberg)
2:40 p.m. -- Labor, Employment and the Gig Economy -- Robin Cantor, Ph.D. (Berkeley Research Group); Paul Marron (Marron Lawyers); Royal F. Oakes (Hinshaw & Culbertson); Scott J. Wenner (Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis); and Robin G. Workman (Workman Law Firm)
4:00 p.m. -- Alternative Dispute Resolution -- Deborah Greenspan (Blank Rome) and Ethan P. Greene (Reisman Karron Greene).
This year's conference sponsors are:
-- Berkeley Research Group, LLC
-- The Huntington National Bank
-- Locke Lord LLP
-- Sipree, Inc.
-- Garden City Group, LLC
-- Western Alliance Bank
-- Global Legal Group
Visit http://ClassActionConference.com/ for registration details and additional information about each panel discussion.
Beard Group, Inc., publishes Class Action Reporter -- the oldest and most comprehensive daily source of news and information about class action and complex litigation proceedings. Visit http://ClassActionReporterNewsletter.com/ for a free Class Action Reporter trial subscription.
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