Craig Benson, Partner, Paul, Weiss LLP to Speak at TKG’s Trends and Developments on Antitrust Class Certification: Legal and Economic Issues Explored

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Craig Benson, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Trends and Developments on Antitrust Class Certification: Legal and Economic Issues Explored.” End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 24, 2020 - This event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET).

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    About Craig Benson
    A partner in the Litigation Department, Craig Benson focuses his practice on trial work in the areas of antitrust, product liability, intellectual property and major commercial disputes. Craig’s experience has involved representing clients before federal and state courts, regulatory agencies, and arbitrators, in industries including financial services, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, electronics, automotive, chemicals, oil and gas, tobacco, and hospitality. He also has significant experience in class action defense. Craig is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Professional Development and Training Committee and a hiring partner for the Firm’s Washington office.

    Craig’s pro bono practice spans the areas of political asylum and immigration, reproductive freedom, disability benefits, and civil rights for members of the LGBT community and those living with HIV. He was also part of the Paul, Weiss team that represented Edie Windsor in the historic litigation that resulted in the Supreme Court declaring the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.

    About Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a firm of more than 1,000 lawyers with diverse backgrounds, personalities, ideas and interests who provide innovative and effective solutions to our clients’ most complex legal and business challenges. The firm represents some of the world’s largest publicly and privately held corporations, financial institutions and asset managers, and clients needing pro bono assistance.

    Paul, Weiss is widely recognized as having market-leading practices in public M&A, private equity, litigation, white-collar & regulatory defense, and bankruptcy & corporate reorganization, along with equally strong practices in employee benefits & executive compensation, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law.


    Today's legal landscape presents a higher degree of complexity and challenges for antitrust class action certifications. Several legal and economic issues that require crucial understanding and analysis of the law pose risks for businesses and practitioners alike. Furthermore, with the recent decisions and ongoing court cases constantly shifting the process, it is becoming more imperative for companies and their counsel to be conversant with the latest trends and developments in class certification rules and provisions.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth analysis of the recent trends and developments on antitrust class certification. Speakers will also offer best practices to help practitioners amid the changing legal landscape.

    About The Knowledge Group

    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

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