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Greenberg Traurig’s Lisa Simonetti and Gregory Nylen to Present Strafford Consumer-Finance Class Action Webinar

LOS ANGELES – August 19, 2021Lisa M. Simonetti, shareholder, and Gregory A. Nylen, of counsel, of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Class Action Litigation Practice, will present a webinar for Strafford titled “Surveys and Certification in Consumer-Finance Class Action: Supporting, Attacking Predominance and Superiority.” The webinar will be held on Strafford’s website on August 26 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT.

The webinar, hosted by Continuing Legal Education (CLE) platform Strafford, will offer CLE credit, and “will review the uses and limits of survey responses to prove liability (or damages) on a classwide basis focusing on consumer finance class actions, but offer insights and examples from and applicable to other types of class actions. The program will discuss how to assess if a survey asks the right questions-and only the right ones-to the right respondents under the relevant conditions, and offer best strategies for those seeking to introduce the survey data and those seeking to exclude it.”

Simonetti, based in Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office, focuses on the defense of complex litigation, with broad experience representing clients in the financial services industry, including regional and national banks, credit card issuers, mortgage bankers, various types of loan servicers, consumer finance companies and third-party collectors. She serves as trial and appellate counsel in courts across the country and routinely counsels financial services clients on compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Nylen is based in Greenberg Traurig’s Orange County office and has more than 29 years of experience in litigating complex commercial cases across many industries. He handles matters over a wide range of areas, including intellectual property disputes, entertainment litigation, anti-counterfeiting enforcement for luxury brands, food and beverage law, class action defense, and general business litigation. Nylen’s clients include the owners of significant intellectual properties, including copyrights, trademarks, and domain names, as well as businesses involved in sophisticated commercial litigation.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Class Action Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s National Class Action Litigation Practice is an integral part of Greenberg Traurig’s 600-plus member global Litigation Practice. The interdisciplinary team, consisting of more than 80 trial-ready attorneys across 23 U.S. jurisdictions and 27 offices, has been successful in achieving practical, business-oriented results for clients at every phase of the class action litigation process. Recent recognitions include national rankings for “Consumer Class Actions” from Chambers USA; national rankings for “Product Liability & Mass Torts Defense: consumer products” from The Legal 500 United States; and a first-tier national ranking for “Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants” from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In addition, Greenberg Traurig is recognized as a “Class Action Litigation Standout” in the 2021 BTI Litigation Outlook, published by BTI Consulting Group.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com