On Friday May 10, Kim Stephens discussed Settlement Strategies at the 15th Annual Conference on Litigating Class Actions. The conference is sponsored by Law Seminars International.
Kim focused on procedures and best practices for negotiating class action settlements, as well as the standards of judicial review for approval of these settlements with a focus on the recent amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23. The presentation covered hot button issues such as reversion, cy pres distributions, attorneys’ fees, and service awards to class representatives.
Kim was joined by a diverse panel that included the Honorable Thomas McPhee, the Honorable Ronald B. Leighton, Gretchen Cappio, and Emily Brubaker Harris.
This program qualified for 11.00 (including 1 ethics) Washington continuing legal education credits. For more information and the event page click here.
For program materials click here.