Hon. William F. Highberger, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles; Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin, U.S. District judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; Hon. Anthony J. Scirica, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Philadelphia
Topics covered include: How have Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes and Comcast Corp. v. Behrend impacted class certification discovery? Does it still make sense to defer "merits" discovery?; When should a trial court approve attorneys fees for class counsel? At preliminary hearing or at final approval hearing?; Does the Daubert standard for experts fully apply to class cert. motions or not?