About William B. Gaudet
Billy Gaudet leads the complex/class action practice. Acting as lead trial counsel in local, state and federal courts in the Southeast and beyond, Billy represents clients, including Fortune 500 companies, in all aspects of class action and complex litigation. He negotiates class action settlements, acts as national coordinating counsel and trial counsel, serves on defendant liaison committees, and heads up the defense group trial team. In addition, Billy litigates and tries commercial disputes at the trial court and appellate court levels.
He has served as the chair of the Class Actions/Complex Litigation Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association, is presently on the Executive Board and Treasurer of the New Orleans Bar Association, outgoing President of the Loyola New Orleans Law School Alumni Board, and has served as president of the Executive Board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeast Louisiana.
About Adams and Reese LLP
Adams and Reese LLP is one of the largest regional law firms in the United States. We have approximately 300 attorneys and government relations professionals in 18 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington, D.C.
As an AmLaw 200 firm, we take a progressive approach to the professional services we provide our clients. Our primary commitment is to provide our clients with the highest quality legal service in the most prompt, cost effective and efficient manner possible.
Our attorneys represent businesses in virtually every major industry. Our clients include: local, regional, national companies; international corporations; agencies; municipalities; universities; and individuals and families. By offering legal services on a regional basis, we provide clients with localized control over their legal matters, and access for clients in multiple markets where they have interests.
With the ever-evolving regulatory and compliance landscape, class action litigation remains to be one of the most crucial risks that continuously pursue companies worldwide. It is indeed vital that companies must be cognizant of practical ways to respond to recent changes and issues in various areas of law, in order to mitigate exposure to class action litigation risks.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in the class action and complex litigation landscape. Speakers will also present effective litigation strategies and practices in light of the recent updates.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
• Class Action and Complex Litigation – Overview and Statistics
• Emerging Issues and Recent Trends
• Practical Strategies and Tips to Avoid Lawsuits
• Recent Court Rulings
• What Lies Ahead in 2019
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.
In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.
We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.
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