DRI DC Seminar Reviews Recent Class Actions

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 01:00

On Thursday and Friday, July 21 and 22, the Voice of the Defense Bar (DRI) will present a two-day program examining current blockbuster class action suits.

The program is located at the Madison Hotel at 1177 15th Street, NW, in Washington, DC. Day one begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 4:45 p.m.,and day two begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.

This year's United States Supreme Court term promises to be a blockbuster for class action law. By the end of June, the Court will have released three important opinions in the class action arena, including Wal-Mart v. Dukes, AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, and Smith v. Bayer Corporation. DRI's national class action seminar will bring together counsel of record from these Supreme Court cases, along with federal appellate judges and renowned class action specialists, to address these and other cutting-edge issues of class action law.

Among the speakers arePhilip S. Beck, counsel of record, Smith v. Bayer Corporation; Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., counsel of record, Wal-mart v. Dukes; and Hon. Leslie H. Southwick, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register for the Washington seminar, visit www.dri.org.