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Class Action Reform Efforts: Promoting Fairness or Shutting the Courthouse Doors?

Jonathan Selbin to Participate in Fordham/ACS Panel Discussion – Class Action Reform Efforts: Promoting Fairness or Shutting the Courthouse Doors?

Join the Fordham and New York Chapters of the American Constitution Society for “Class Action Reform Efforts: Promoting Fairness or Shutting the Courthouse Doors?”, an in-depth discussion of the role of class actions in the U.S. legal system with a focus on the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017 currently before Congress. Our distinguished panel consists of:

  • The Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin, who served for 22 years on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and is a frequently published author and lecturer, now Of Counsel at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP;
  • Jonathan D. Selbin, partner at Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, who for more than two decades has litigated class actions on behalf of injured consumers and other plaintiffs;
  • Penny Shane, partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, who for more than two decades has defended individuals and entities in class actions and governmental proceedings, primarily relating to securities, commodities, or currency trading, and other practices in connection with lending activities, trust administration, and investment advisory services; and
  • Howard M. Erichson (moderator), Professor at Fordham Law School and one of the nation’s leading experts on the procedure and ethics of complex litigation.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Fordham Law School
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023

* CLE certification pending