Mass Action Mediations – The When, Why and How of Organizing, Implementing and Resolving

5/11/2022 at 12:00 PM to 1:45 PM

Event Description

You can now register for a free CLE Webinar at noon ET Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Our moderator, Rodney A. Max, a noted mediator of class and mass action matters, will guide a discussion among four of the leading lights in the practice area beginning at noon ET Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The major questions about organizing, implementing, and resolving mass action mediations will be addressed by:

  • Harold C. Hirshman of Chicago, senior counsel with Dentons;
  • Theodore J. Leopold of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., partner with Cohen Milstein and co-chair of the firm’s complex tort litigation and consumer protection practice groups;
  • Dee Miles of Montgomery, Ala., principal with Beasley Allen and the firm's consumer fraud section head; and
  • Sharon L. Nelles of New York, managing partner of Sullivan & Cromwell’s litigation group.

Attendees will be eligible for complimentary continuing legal education credit through seven state bar associations. Accreditation is pending in California and New Jersey. Alabama, Georgia, Illinois and Florida have accredited the program for 1.5 hours of general CLE, and New York attorneys also can claim that CLE through reciprocity.

Join them for this free-CLE Webinar, scheduled for noon to 1:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, May 11, 2022.


Featured Presenters

Rodney A. Max

Among more than 5,000 mediations Rodney has led are significant federal and state class and mass actions in consumer products, services and statutory remedies. They concerned insurance, pharmaceuticals, transportation, and environmental, computer, cellphone, and other technological issues (TCPA, FCRA, DPPA).

Harold C. Hirshman

Harold, a member of his firm's litigation and dispute resolution practice, has been a trial lawyer for more than 49 years. His principal areas of focus are securities class actions, takeover battles, business partner disputes, lender liability claims and accounting malpractice suits. He has resolved more than 450 cases through mediation.

Theodore J. Leopold

Ted is devoted to trial work, focusing on complex product liability, environmental toxic torts, managed care abuse, consumer class actions, and catastrophic injury and wrongful death. He has been the interim co-lead class counsel in the Cape Fear River Contaminated Water Class Action Litigation and In re Flint Water Cases. 

Dee Miles

Dee has been appointed  to serve in a leadership role for plaintiffs in MDLs nationwide, charged with the responsibility of coordinating litigation for the entire country. He served as co-lead counsel for the team that secured a $28 million settlement between US Financial Life Insurance Co. and a class of nearly 12,000 policyholders.

Sharon L. Nelles

Sharon represents global companies and financial institutions and their boards in every aspect of critical matters including civil litigation and related regulatory, congressional and criminal investigations and enforcement. She has represented such clients as Moody’s, JPMorgan Chase, Volkswagen, Microsoft and Diageo.

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