The number of class action lawsuits across industries has significantly proliferated over the years, creating a profound impact on the regulatory and litigation landscapes. Because of this, the climate of class action litigation continues to remain uncertain and the need to be abreast of any emerging development must always be underscored. More importantly, businesses and their counsel must keep themselves in the know of the latest regulatory updates and up-to-date litigation tools and strategies to successfully win this type of lawsuit.

Join a panel of class action practitioners as they provide the audience with a comprehensive analysis of the latest trends and developments in class action litigation. Speakers will also present notable court rulings and share the best litigation tools and techniques to avoid red flags in this evolving legal climate.

This course will discuss the following key provisions:

  • Class Action Litigation: Trends and Statistics
  • Recent Court Rulings
  • Emerging Challenges
  • Spotting Litigation Red Flags
  • Best Litigation Tools and Techniques
  • Outlook


Course Level:



Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials


Method of Presentation:

Live Webcast



General knowledge of class action litigation


Course Code:



NY Category of CLE Credit:

Areas of Professional Practice


Total Credit:

2.0 CLE

How to Claim CLE Credits Per State:

CLE State Requirements:

Speaker Panel:

Chadwick A. McTighe, Member
Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Chad McTighe is a Member in the Louisville office and Chair of the firm’s Business Litigation Service Group. He advises and represents clients in a wide range of business and commercial litigation matters, including extensive practice in class action litigation, shareholder and membership disputes, real estate litigation, data breaches, and fiduciary duty litigation. He represents clients in various industries, including telecommunications, oil and gas, tax liens, insurance, financial institutions, health care, and many others. He has practiced in a number of state and federal courts and has successfully argued multiple issues of first impression resulting in published appellate decisions. His accolades include: Martindale-Hubbell® (AV-Preeminent® rating), Super Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation’s Future Star, and Global Award as Class Action Adviser of the Year – USA in 2014.

Jennifer A. Riley, Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

For more than two decades, Jennifer has defended companies faced with significant complex litigation matters. She regularly defends companies facing class actions, collective actions, pattern or practice lawsuits, and other types of representative proceedings, ranging in size from dozens to tens of thousands of claims. As such, Jennifer works on the forefront of the developing law in an ever changing arena. She regularly develops strategies for navigating some of the largest challenges faced by corporate America today and counsels employers confronted with a range of complex employment law theories that span from claims of discrimination or sexual harassment to myriad types of alleged wage & hour violations.

Jennifer is a regular speaker and presenter regarding developments in the law and challenges on the horizon. As such, she strives to stay abreast of trends and changes in the employment litigation space. She constantly looks ahead to predict new challenges and to develop new tools to prevent and to defend such claims. Jennifer knows how to develop and employ successful strategies to navigate and successfully defend complex actions at inception, as well as by fracturing large-scale actions and by structuring creative solutions.


Chadwick A. McTigheMember

Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Jennifer A. RileyPartner

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Date & Time:

Thursday, December 02, 2021

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)

A recording will be available to view 24-48 hours after the live date.


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Who Should Attend:

  • Class Action Lawyers
  • Litigators
  • Litigation Officers
  • Paralegals
  • General Counsel


Chadwick A. McTigheMember
Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Jennifer A. RileyPartner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP



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