Roundtable on settlement class actions

Daniel Girard will participate as a panelist at a roundtable discussion on class actions at George Washington University Law School on April 8, 2015. Mr. Girard will serve on a panel with Judges Richard Posner and Anthony Sirica, Professor Samuel Issacharoff of New York University Law School and David Herr of Maslon LLP. The Panel will discuss potential reforms to the substantive standards for approval of class action settlements under Rule 23(e). The GWU Roundtable is organized by Professors Alan Morrison and Roger Trangsrud in connection with the Civil Rules Advisory Committee’s pending consideration of possible amendments to Rule 23.