Lieff Cabraser partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser will be a featured panelist at the Practising Law Institute’s 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute taking place from March 26-27 in New York. She will be presenting on the panel “Class Actions and Litigation Update” on day two of the conference.
The CFPB program for 2018 will focus on recent regulatory, enforcement and litigation issues relating to mortgages, auto finance, credit, debit and prepaid cards, marketplace lending and Fintech, deposit accounts, student loans, and other products and services. There will also be discussion on new developments pertaining to fair lending, the TCPA, FDCPA, FCRA, Military Lending Act and SCRA.
The “Class Actions and Litigation Update” panel will discuss changes to class action standards through legislation and Rule 23 amendments and their impact, updates on class certification jurisprudence, what changes on the Supreme Court suggest for class actions, Spokeo and its progeny, and class action settlement developments.
PLI will be presenting a similar event from June 25-26 in San Francisco where Elizabeth will again address class action and litigation update matters.
Founded in 1933, the Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a nonprofit organization that furthers legal education and professional business training for attorneys and professionals in the legal realm. It is dedicated to providing the legal community with advanced education through seminars, workshops, live webcasts, and on-demand learning. You can sign up for the March 26-27 New York conference or the June 25-26 San Francisco conference here.
About Elizabeth Cabraser
A name partner and co-founder of Lieff Cabraser, Elizabeth Cabraser chairs the firm’s personal injury and environmental litigation practice groups. One of the nation’s leading class action litigators and possessing unparalleled expertise in complex civil litigation, she has served as court-appointed lead, co-lead, or class counsel in scores of federal multi-district and state coordinated proceedings. Today, she serves in court-appointed leadership positions in several of the nation’s highest profile civil cases, including a solo leadership role in the VW “Clean Diesel” Emissions case, as well as lead positions in the GM ignition switch defect and Takata defective airbag cases, and the recently-filed Fiat Chrysler Jeep Dodge diesel emissions fraud litigation.