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Collignon Serves as Panelist during CLE Webinar on Crafting Class Settlement Notice Programs

News / February 18, 2014

Denver Partner Casie Collignon served on a panel for a Strafford Live CLE Webinar entitled, "Crafting Class Settlement Notice Programs: Due Process, Reach, Claims Rates and More," on February 18, 2014.

The four-person panel, which consisted of corporate executives and other individuals in the legal field, examined recent developments impacting class settlement notice programs and discussed new and evolving issues related to the use of notice experts, reaching class members through reliable media channels, and increasing claims rates, as well as offered best practices to minimize challenges to notice programs.

Collignon and the panel also answered questions related to class action settlement notice programs, including:

• What are the latest court trends impacting class settlement notice programs?
• How have the rapid advances in media and technology affected class settlement notice programs?
• What mistakes do class counsel commonly make when drafting and working with settlement administrators to implement notices of settlement—and how can they avoid them?
• What steps can class counsel take to ensure that class settlement notice programs survive court and objector scrutiny?

The webinar concluded with an interactive Q&A for those in attendance.

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