Class Action Roundtable: Communications with Absent Class Members

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Thursday, June 17, 2021
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

Absent class members can be a source of valuable information in fighting a putative class action, but defendants must be cognizant of legal and ethical concerns before initiating contact. 

Join us for a discussion of the pros and cons of different discovery approaches and best practices for managing communications with absent class members.


  • Methods of communication before and after class certification 
  • Legal and ethical considerations for defendants     
  • Best practices for declaration gathering and depositions