Lieff Cabraser partner Paulina do Amaral will speak at Law Seminar’s 16th Annual “Litigating Class Actions” conference, which will be broadcast on November 12-13, 2020. Paulina will discuss how class actions played a role in the path to recovery of damages resulting from the opioid crisis, as well as reviewing a case study on the RICO claims filed on behalf of Alaska and Washington native communities.
Other conference topics include Behr Dayton Thermal Products v. Martin and other recent cases on certification of common issues; implications for certification of other toxic tort class actions, including the surge in Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) cases; and new developments for claims arising from data breaches, Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations, and the use of facial recognition.
About Paulina do Amaral
Paulina do Amaral is a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office and a senior member of the firm’s Mass Tort and Injury Practice Team. Paulina represents individuals, groups and classes in complex, multi-party litigation in state and federal courts and in multidistrict litigation throughout the U.S. Paulina’s current work includes representation of government entities in one of the largest pieces of civil litigation in history, In re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation, in which she serves as a leader of the Law and Briefing Committee and on the Expert Oversight Committee. In 2019, Paulina was named to the Board of Trustees of the UC Hastings College of the Law, and was selected for inclusion in Lawdragon’s list of “500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers.”