Presentations

New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention

Date
May 13, 2009
Location
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Address
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Speaker
Jeffrey J. Greenbaum
Sponsor
New Jersey State Bar Association
Topic
Navigating Your Way Through Multi-Party Litigation
Description

The panel will address topics such as:

• privilege and the use of joint defense/common interest agreements
• motion practice (joint briefs and arguments, how to share responsibility but maintain your client's best interests)
• tolling agreements
• joining additional parties (alignment, effect on case management, effect on jurisdiction)
• class actions under CAFA
• what makes them different from regular multi-party litigation (bifurcation of issues, damages)
• unique class action issues (jurisdiction, removal, settlement)
• effect of denial of class certification
• mediation and settlement conferences with multiple plaintiffs, defendants and third-parties