Conferences and Speeches

RILA’s Retail Law Conference 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 {ml-event-to} Thursday, October 12, 2017

Join litigation partner’s Brian Ercole, Christina Vitale, and Ezra Church at RILA’s Retail Law Conference, retail’s premier gathering of in-house counsel.

Brian, Christina, and Ezra will present on Wednesday October 11 at 1:15 pm-2:15 pm CST,  on the following:

So Sue Me: How to Tactically Defend Against Consumer Class Actions

Retailers continue to face expensive class actions focused on (1) data privacy, including FCRA, FACTA, and data collection at point of sale, and (2) gift cards, loyalty programs, and other areas. What are the recent trends in these types of class actions that retailers should be aware of and how can retailers learn from past mistakes? What recent cases, such as Spokeo and Bristol-Myers Squibb, must retailers have in their arsenal to defend against these putative class actions? What is the most effective way to use these tools to contain litigation exposure? Panelists will apply their industry expertise to answer these questions, better preparing retailers with practical solutions to effectively handle these types of litigation and strategically fight back.