Settling Data Breach Class Actions During A Global Pandemic

Thursday, Oct 22, 2020: 03:30 – 04:30 PM ET Join Heffler Senior Director David Kaufman and a panel of industry veterans for “Settling Data Breach Class Actions During A Global Pandemic.” The global pandemic has impacted everything—class action litigation is no exception. This panel explores the challenges of settling data privacy class actions during the global pandemic, including the pandemic’s impact on the final approval process, claim up-take rates, and settlement structures. Spoiler alert, it is not all bad; but…

Data Breach Class Action Litigation on the Rise: Winning Strategies

Data breaches in the U.S. have shown no signs of slowing down in the last several years, neither have the wave of class action cases associated with these. Recent breaches include some of the largest companies such as LifeLabs, Yahoo, Equifax, and Google LLC. Such breaches, as well as the infringements incorporated with it, can impose tremendous burdens on banks and credit card companies that have to respond to a flood of fraud claims and canceled cards. In this live…

Coronavirus Business Interruption Insurance Class Action Lawsuits: Coverage and Certification Issues

Register today for this live webinar that will take place on Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 2:00-3:00 ET. For more information about registration, contact Amy Williams at [email protected] CLE Credit will be available for live participants. Panelists: Mark P. Rapazzini, Senior Director, Heffler Claims Group Robert M. Cooper, Partner, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP Wystan Ackerman, Partner, Robinson & Cole LLP   Topics to be Discussed: What are the insurance coverage issues raised by policyholders seeking business interruption coverage in class…

Data Breach Class Actions – Practical Perspectives on Motions, Discovery, Certification, and Settlements

While data breaches continue to cause real harm to organizations and individuals, from disruption to damaged reputations to financial losses, they have also become commonplace. Hospitals, retailers, hotels, email providers, e-commerce companies, credit score companies, entertainment companies, energy producers, manufacturers, universities, and government agencies. And with the proliferation of breaches has come litigation, often in the form of proposed class actions. Attorneys, corporations, and government agencies involved in a variety of sectors are invited to join three experienced legal professionals…

Cybersecurity Considerations for Class Action Attorneys in a COVID-19 World

This webinar is now available on-demand. What cybersecurity means during a global pandemic, the steps you can take to protect yourself and your settlements, and preparing for the new normal. Attorneys all over the world are adjusting to working remotely. This means remote court appearances, mediations, settlement conferences, and much more. It also means attorneys, their clients, and their strategic partners need to seriously consider the strength of their cybersecurity as we operate over personal Wi-Fi and remote IT departments.  Class action attorneys are already seeing an…

Class Action Law Forum 2020

Heffler Claims Group is proud to sponsor and participate in the 2020 Class Action Law Forum + Judicial Perspectives presented by Western Alliance Bank Settlement Services in collaboration with the University of San Diego School of Law. Heffler Senior Director David Kaufman will join industry experts on a panel discussing class action privacy and data breach litigation. In addition, a dozen sitting judges are on the faculty, leading litigators from both sides of the bar with keynotes by Ted Boutrous…

Celebrating the Women Leading the San Diego Judiciary

Heffler Claims Group is a very proud sponsor of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers first MCLE dinner program of the year, Celebrating the Women Leading the San Diego Judiciary. The event recognizes historic local judicial leadership, with an outstanding panel including Hon. M. Margaret McKeown, Hon. Lorna A. Alksne, Chief Magistrate Judge Barbara L. Major, Chief Judge Margaret M. Mann, and Hon. Judith D. McConnell. Find out more on the ABTL website.  

NYSBA Annual Meeting and Expo 2020

Heffler Claims Group is proud to be a silver sponsor of the Antitrust Dinner at the The University Club of New York on Thursday, January 30, 2020 during the the 2020 NYSBA Annual Meeting & Expo in New York. Find out more about the event and register at the New York State Bar Association website.

Class Action & Complex Litigation Forum

Heffler Claims Group is a proud sponsor of the University of Miami Law School Class Action  & Complex Litigation Forum. The forum offers a unique perspective for attorneys looking to understand the latest issues and topics associated with multi-district class actions and complex litigation. Find out more from the official event website.


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