Lieff Cabraser partner Jason L. Lichtman will be speaking at the Perrin Class Action Litigation Conference on May 31, 2017 at the Omni Chicago Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Lichtman will be a featured speaker on the panel titled “Current Trends in Consumer Class Action Litigation.”
The panel will cover topics including the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017, ascertainability as a requirement for class certification, the impact of Bauman, and product liability.
About Jason Lichtman
Jason Lichtman is a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office with a practice focused on consumer protection and defective product cases. In addition to his trial court practice, he has secured major victories as a counsel of record before numerous federal appellate courts, including Butler et al. v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., and In re Whirlpool Corp. Front-Loading Washer Products Liability Litigation.
Mr. Lichtman has worked extensively to address the challenges of proving uniform damages following Comcast. He has experience with damages both in settlement and litigation, and he has been involved in a range of cases working on damages issues from inception, or after an initial damages model proved flawed. Mr. Lichtman has experience with a wide variety of class-wide damages measures, and has been particularly successful working to prove damages with a combination of survey data and economic analysis.