LOS ANGELES – Oct. 12, 2020 – Robert J. Herrington, a shareholder in the Los Angeles office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the American Bar Association (ABA) Virtual National Institute on Class Actions. The conference will take place Oct. 13 – 15 and will offer practical developments in class action law, including trial techniques and best practices to sharpen attendees’ skills, from top professors, in-house counsel, and lawyers.
Herrington will speak on the panel, “Serving a Successful Class-Action Mediation” on Oct. 15 from 12:00-1:00 PM PT, where he and a panel of attorneys and mediators will conduct a mock class-action mediation, followed by a discussion on winning strategies.
Herrington, co-chair of the firm’s Class Action Litigation Group, focuses his practice on defending consumer products companies in complex, multi-party litigation, including class actions, government enforcement litigation, product defect litigation, and mass torts. He represents companies in a variety of industries, including apparel and footwear, retail, emerging technologies, consumer electronics, video game, telecommunications, advertising and publicity, online retailing, food and beverage, nutritional supplements, personal care products, sports and fitness, outdoor equipment, home appliances, automotive, and insurance.
Herrington is an author of the best-selling book, Verdict for the Defense (Sutton Hart Press 2011), and co-author of The Class Action Fairness Act: Law and Strategy (ABA Publishing 2013, update scheduled for publication in late-2020) and Class Action Strategy and Practice Guide (ABA Publishing 2018). He was a team member of The American Lawyer’s 2018 “Products Liability Litigation Department of the Year;” has been listed for seven consecutive years in The Legal 500 United States’ “Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products” category; and from 2013-2015, was noted as a “Rising Star” by Law360.
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