Pierce Atwood partner Don Frederico will participate in a discussion on “How Big is Your Audience? Crescendos and Diminuendos in the Class Action World.” How have recent Supreme Court decisions in Dukes, Concepcion, and Spokeo affected class action law? How have class action bans, no-injury jurisprudence, and heightened certification standards affected the viability of class action cases? Attendees will hear from a panel of experienced class action litigators and law professors on the possible future of class actions.
Don Frederico is a senior trial attorney with more than 30 years of courtroom experience representing defendants in a wide array of class actions in federal and state court, including in such areas as consumer fraud, product liability, labor and employment, environmental and toxic torts, antitrust, and civil RICO. Don is also co-chair of the firm’s class action defense practice, which has National Tier One ranking in U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" reports.