Jeffrey M. Yeatman with DLA Piper LLP to Speak at TKG’s Consumer Class Action: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Legal Challenges LIVE Webcast

Top Quote Jeffrey M. Yeatman, Partner with DLA Piper LLP will speak at TKG's Consumer Class Action: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Legal Challenges scheduled for Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 07, 2021 - The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jeffrey M. Yeatman, Partner with DLA Piper LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Consumer Class Action: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Legal Challenges.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

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    About Jeffrey M. Yeatman
    Jeffrey Yeatman is a litigator who concentrates on class action defense and products liability litigation, particularly in the context of claims against automotive and pharmaceutical manufacturers. His practice focuses on the preparation, trial, and appeal of complex civil litigation cases, many of which involve complicated technological and procedural issues. He is the co-chair of the Automotive Practice at DLA Piper, and has represented numerous domestic and international manufacturers in individual cases, consolidated claims, and multidistrict litigations. He has defeated class certification motions in numerous jurisdictions, both in state and federal court.

    About DLA Piper LLP
    DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries worldwide. The firm’s Global Class Action and Collective Redress group has an experienced team of lawyers on the ground who can help navigate class action issues, in each local jurisdiction as well as across borders. Leveraging DLA Piper’s global platform, this integrated team works closely together across multiple jurisdictions where class actions and collective redress litigation is existing, emerging or expanding, among them the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and many countries in Europe and Asia. DLA Piper has more than 150 class action litigators, who regularly defend many of the world's leading corporations against class actions and related regulatory proceedings. DLA Piper anticipates emerging threats for the firm’s class action clients, develops effective strategies that respond to the nuances of a particular suit and keeps clients’ overall business objectives in mind.

    Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of consumer class action lawsuits drastically upsurged in various industries. The regulatory paradigm has also significantly evolved with recent court decisions shedding light on future class action lawsuits. As the landscape remains uncertain, businesses and their counsel should keep themselves in the know of any emerging development in this field of law. They must also plan for effective litigation strategies to avoid mishaps.

    In this CLE program, a panel of key thought leaders and industry experts will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the current and emerging trends and developments in consumer class action. Speakers will also share common litigation red flags as well as practical ways to mitigate these risks amid the evolving legal climate.

    Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
    • Trends and Statistics: Consumer Class Action
    • Current and Emerging Regulatory Developments
    • Notable Court Decisions
    • Common Litigation Risks and Pitfalls
    • Best Litigation Tools and Strategies
    • Outlook

    About The Knowledge Group
    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else.

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