Five Ethical Traps for In-House Counsel Defending Class Actions and How to Avoid Them

Can your company offer customers a discount on future purchases in exchange for a waiver of claims after a class has been certified? Can you ethically obtain declarations from putative class members to help oppose class certification? This course considers these and other important ethical issues that often arise in class actions.



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California

Credit Type: Legal Ethics (Participatory)

Total Credits: 0.5 hours

New York

Credit Type: Ethics and Professionalism (Both (New & Exp Attys))

Total Credits: 0.5 hours

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J. Warren Rissier
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J. Warren Rissier counsels on defense of class actions and other complex commercial litigation, with emphasis on consumer actions, securities, professional liability, and real estate disputes. Warren successfully represents individual and corporate clients in proceedings in California courts and other jurisdictions across the country, as well as in arbitrations and government investigations. Warren is co-author of “Class/Collective Actions in the United States” published by Practical Law.
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