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Class Action Practice in Federal Courts After TransUnion v. Ramirez


Level: Intermediate
Runtime: 63 minutes
Recorded Date: August 05, 2021
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Agenda

• Review historical constitutional and statutory limitations on the federal courts to entertain litigation
• Review the evolution of the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence on “standing”
• Understand the Supreme Court’s most recent jurisprudence on what constitutes an “injury” for purposes of establishing standing
        - Spokeo v. Robins
        - TransUnion v. Ramirez
• Discuss potential implications of the Supreme Court’s TransUnion ruling

Runtime: 1 hour, 3 minutes
Recorded: August 5, 2021

For NY - Difficulty: Experienced Attorneys (Non-Transitional)

Description

The program will explore the Supreme Court's most recent decision around Article III standing, the particular history of the Ramirez matter, and the potential implications for litigating class action matters in federal courts. In addition, the program will explore potential government enforcement responses to Trans Union v. Ramirez."

This program was recorded on August 5th, 2021.

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Panelists

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Robert J. McGahan

Partner
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Bob specializes in representing heavily regulated business entities and their executives, employees and directors in government enforcement, internal investigations, white collar criminal defense, and high-exposure civil litigation matters. Representing clients in financial services, health care, pharmaceuticals, and higher education, Bob is a former federal prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer, and for nearly 30 years has successfully represented “C-suite” executives and Fortune 50 companies in some of the most prominent enforcement and litigation matters throughout the country. He has been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in California” by the Los Angeles Daily Journal and was a recipient of the Attorney General’s Award for Fraud Prevention, one of the U.S. Department of Justice’s highest recognitions for excellence in service.

A senior in-house lawyer at two of the world’s largest financial institutions, Bob has led and managed large teams of legal professionals responding to investigations and litigation involving sales practices; mortgage origination, servicing, and securitization; fair lending; the False Claims Act; commercial lending; foreign exchange and derivatives; auto financing; credit card; student lending; intellectual property; and commercial real estate, among others. He has routinely engaged with enforcement and supervisory staff at numerous federal and state agencies including, but not limited to, the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, state attorneys general, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Federal Reserve Board; the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation; the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Prior to entering law school, Bob served in the United States Army as an M1A1 tank platoon leader and tank company executive officer in the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Matthew G. Lindenbaum

Partner
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Matthew represents companies in high-stakes litigation with an emphasis on class action defense in the automotive and financial services industries, including the emerging crypto-currency industry. He also defends companies and individuals in government investigations and enforcement actions involving the United States Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, and conducts internal investigations for companies and special board committees.

Matthew is the leader of Nelson Mullins’ Boston Litigation Team, a 2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyer, and has been repeatedly recognized as a Super Lawyer "Rising Star." He has developed in-depth knowledge of the business of digital assets, auto financing, mortgage loan origination, servicing and securitization, commercial real estate, and automotive manufacturing and sales businesses. Matthew advises and represents corporations, officers, and boards of directors and their committees in business litigation matters. He also assists clients with a wide range of general commercial litigation matters and has advised clients on disclosure, corporate governance, litigation avoidance, employee discipline, and other matters.

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Jahmy Stanford Graham

Partner
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Jahmy represents clients in cases that involve many industries and issues, including the automotive industry, healthcare, retail, technology, contract, warranty, tort, securities, false advertising, and product liability claims. For example, Jahmy has successfully litigated several consumer class actions involving claims of alleged false advertising, including obtaining victories at trial, class certification, and dispositive motion practice. His experience also extends to arbitration and general civil defense. A go–to civil litigator and trial lawyer for his clients, Jahmy handles a wide variety of legal disputes ranging from bet–the–company cases to discrete non–complex matters. Jahmy has also been involved in significant pro bono cases, where he has handled a broad range of matters, including immigration, civil rights, and family law.

Jahmy is published on the topic of collective actions, substantially contributing articles for Thomson Reuters and Practical Law regarding state and federal class actions in the U.S.


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