Each year, Impact Fund hosts this invitation-only event to bring together leading plaintiffs' class action practitioners to discuss important new developments, share knowledge and ideas, and develop strategies for the future. The conference provides an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to connect and forge relationships with like-minded advocates across the country.
When? Thursday & Friday February 27 & 28, 2014
Where? Waterfront Hotel Jack London Square 10 Washington Street Oakland, CA 94607
Who Should Attend? This conference is open to plaintiffs’ attorneys interested in class action litigation for social justice. Whether you’re an advanced practitioner or an attorney with no substantial experience in class action litigation, you are welcome to attend. Registration Fees: • Attorneys in Private Practice (Thursday & Friday): $500.00 • Attorneys in Private Practice (Thursday Only): $275.00 • Government Attorneys & Academics: $185.00 • Non-Profit & Legal Services Attorneys: $85.00 • Students: $40.00
Introductory Program (Rule 23 Basics) ONLY • Attorneys in Private Practice: $40.00 • Non-Profit, Legal Services, Government Attorneys, Academics & Students: $20.00 • State Bar Qualified Legal Services Program Staff: FREE
We ask that you register as soon as possible, and before February 21, 2014.
Topics Include: • Rule 23 Basics Introductory Program • Current Issues in Class Action Settlements • This Year’s Class Action Victories: What Can We Learn • Recent Developments in Civil Rights Class Action Law • Ascertainability as a Growing Threat to Class Certification • Rule 23(b)(2) Revisited: Institutional Reform Cases • Hot Topics in Class Action Litigation • Structured Negotiations: An Alternative to Class Action Litigation • EEOC Systemic Enforcement Update
Our all-star lineup includes:
Leslie Bailey, Public Justice Della Barnett, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation Suzanne Bish, Stowell & Friedman, Ltd. Paul Bland, Public Justice Michael Caesar, Goldstein Borgen Dardarian & Ho Shaylyn Cochran, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC Cornelia Dai, Hadsell Stormer Richardson & Renick Linda Dardarian, Goldstein Borgen Dardarian & Ho Prof. Joshua Davis, University of San Francisco School of Law Lainey Feingold, Law Office of Lainey Feingold Gay Grunfeld, Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP Deepak Gupta, Gupta Beck PLLC Jeremy Heisler, Sanford Heisler, LLP Glenn Katon, Muslim Advocates Bill Lann Lee, Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson P.C. P. David Lopez, EEOC General Counsel Larry Paradis, Disability Rights Advocates Bryan Schwartz, Bryan Schwartz Law Stuart Seaborn, Disability Rights Advocates (not pictured)Sheila Thomas, Law Offices of Sheila Thomas Jenny Yang, EEOC Commissioner
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