FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2016
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER KENNETH A. MANNING TO PARTICIPATE IN THE KNOWLEDGE GROUP WEBCAST “CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENTS: HOT TOPICS IN 2016 AND BEYOND”
Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Kenneth A. Manning will participate as a panelist in The Knowledge Group Webcast titled “Class Action Settlements: Hot Topics in 2016 and Beyond.” The webcast will be held on Thursday, October 27 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders brought together by The Knowledge Group will explain the fundamental aspects of class action settlements. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the hot issues in this area and will also offer best practices in effectively and successfully settling class actions.
Key topics include:
- Class Action Settlements: Overview
- Notable Recent Class Action Settlements
- Class Action Settlement Trends
- Significant Issues that May Arise
- Best Practices
Mr. Manning has experience in bet-the-company corporate and commercial litigation, including dissolution proceedings, employment termination disputes and controversies involving the sale of goods and services. In addition to personal injury and wrongful death claims involving products liability, workplace accidents, negligence and environmental exposure experience, he has prosecuted and defended class actions in both state and federal courts, and has experience in challenges to governmental actions, including taxes and assessments, as well as actions for declaratory relief. Mr. Manning also serves as Phillips Lytle’s Education Practice Team Leader.