Class Action Basics
When : Thursday, September 16, 2021
Time : 01 : 00 PM EST
Duration : 60 Minutes
Mark Henriques has litigated contract cases for 27 years and brings a
practical, litigation-oriented approach to drafting and negotiating contracts. Mark is a partner with Womble Bond Dickinson, a transatlantic firm with over 1000 attorneys, where he has practiced since 1991. Mark is a skilled trial lawyer who has successfully handled and tried cases in a variety of contexts ranging from breach of contract to class actions. He has experience in state and federal court in both North and
South Carolina. Mark has successfully handled numerous trials,
arbitrations, and mediations. Mark has served as the first chair in more than eight jury trials, five of which lasted a week or more. He has successfully argued cases before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Court of Appeals. His areas of focus include technology, construction, manufacturing, and real estate disputes.
This 60-minute webinar will provide an overview of class actions. We will discuss what a class action is and how it is different from other types of lawsuits. We will then discuss the class certification process and how settlement is handled.
Upon course completion, you will be able to:
- Describe what makes class actions special
- Understand the class certification process
- Discuss the requirements of:
- Understand the process for notice to class members
- Evaluate settlement issues
Course Level - Basic
Who Should Attend
Why Should You Attend
Class actions are high-stakes cases that threaten large judgments and attract significant attention.