LOS ANGELES – Oct. 21, 2015 – Shareholder Rob Herrington of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak at the American Bar Association’s 19th Annual National Institute on Class Actions. The event will take place Oct. 22-23 at the Le Meridien Hotel in New Orleans.
The event will focus on recent class action topics and trends, as well as predictions on where the practice is headed for plaintiffs and defense attorneys. Herrington will speak on the panel titled, “King Cake or Po-Boy? Do Class Actions Offer Meaningful Compensation to Class Members, or do They Simply Rip Off Consumers Twice?” Oct. 22 at 4:15 p.m.
Herrington is based in Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office and is co-chair of the firm’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice. His practice is focused on defending consumer products in complex, multi-party litigation, including class actions, government enforcement litigation, product defect litigation, and mass torts. He is a frequent speaker and is the author or the best-selling book, Verdict for the Defense (Sutton Hart Press 2011), and a co-author of The Class Action Fairness Act: Law and Strategy (ABA Publishing 2013). In 2013, 2014, and 2015, Herrington was named in Law360’s list of “Top Attorneys Under 40” for Class Actions.