Lieff Cabraser partner Lexi J. Hazam will be speaking as a featured panelist at the American Bar Association’s 4th Annual Western Regional CLE Program on Class Actions and Mass Torts on June 16, 2017 in San Francisco. Ms. Hazam will be discussing “Discovery Following the 2015 Federal Rules Amendments: What Does Proportionality Mean in the Class Action and Mass Tort Contexts?”
This panel will focus on the amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that went into effect in April of 2015 and how these new rules have changed the practice of discovery under Rule 26(b)(1) and preservation of relevant electronically stored information. Speakers will also cover how the law has been developing in the wake of these new rules with regard to class actions, mass torts and other complex matters.
About Lexi Hazam
An emerging leader within the plaintiffs’ bar, Lexi Hazam represents clients in mass torts cases and qui tam actions, as well as complex class actions. She has been appointed by the court overseeing the nationwide Abilify gambling injuries MDL litigation to the Plaintiffs Executive Committee and the Science and Expert Sub-Committee for the case, and was also appointed by the court overseeing the nationwide Benicar MDL litigation to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee therein and serves as Co-Chair of the Benicar MDL Plaintiffs’ Science and Experts Committee. Lexi has also spoken at several conferences on Benicar injuries and Benicar lawsuits.