October 17, 2017

Latest developments in class action law to be featured at annual institute in Washington

CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2017 — The 21st Annual National Institute on Class Actions will be held Oct. 26-27 at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar DC in Washington D.C.  

Presented by the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, the conference will highlight the latest developments in class action law, including trial techniques and best practices from top professors, in-house counsel and lawyers as well as insight from prominent circuit and district court judges.

What:              
21st Annual National Institute on Class Actions
Sponsored by the ABA Section of Litigation

Where:            
Kimpton Hotel Palomar DC
2121 P Street, NW
Washington, DC

Featured speakers include:

  • Cynthia Coffman, Colorado attorney general
  • Jeffrey Sutton, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland)
  • John C. Coffee, Jr., Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and director of the Center on Corporate Governance at Columbia University Law School
  • Judith Resnick, Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School

For a detailed list of speakers and a full schedule, view the brochure.

There is no charge for media covering this event but pre-registration is necessary. To register, please contact Julie Brown at 312-988-6133 or Julie.Brown@americanbar.org

The Section of Litigation, the ABA’s largest practice specialty section with more than 50,000 members, is dedicated to helping litigators become more effective advocates for their clients.

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