New York, NY, February 14, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Edward Bierhanzl, Director, Resolution Economics LLC. will speak at a webcast entitled: “Effective Use of Statistical Evidence in Class Action Litigation: Practical Guide in 2019 Live Webcast.” This webcast is scheduled on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET).
Statistical evidence has been widely used in the complex landscape of class action litigation. With the increasing class action disputes in recent years, the use of statistical evidence to prove liability has been an integral part when determining class certification. However, practitioners must still be careful of the risk issues that may arise concerning the use of statistical evidence. Thus, it is important for counsel to have enough knowledge of how to use statistical evidence effectively and efficiently to increase the chances of winning a class action lawsuit.
In this live Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the effective use of statistical evidence in class action litigation. Speakers will also discuss notable court decisions and best litigation practices in leveraging statistical evidence.
Key topics include:
- Statistical Evidence Framework: An Overview
- Choosing an Appropriate Statistical Method
- Utilizing Statistical Method in Class Action Litigation
- Legal Considerations
- Notable Cases and Court Rulings
- Best Litigation Strategies
- Risk Issues and Challenges
About Edward Bierhanzl
Edward Bierhanzl is a Director at Resolution Economics, LLC, an economic consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York.
Dr. Bierhanzl has extensive experience in economic modeling and statistical analysis in the areas of labor and employment. He has worked on engagements involving allegations of age, race, and gender discrimination in compensation, hiring, termination, performance, promotion and other employment decisions. In wage and hour matters Dr. Bierhanzl has provided analysis and expertise addressing both FLSA and state law issues of overtime pay, missed meals and breaks, off-the-clock work and employee misclassification. The scope of projects he has worked on has ranged from large class action matters and multi-district litigation to small single-plaintiff cases.
Dr. Bierhanzl holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Economics from Florida State University
About Resolution Economics LLC
Resolution Economics provides sophisticated economic, statistical and financial analyses, forensic investigations, forensic technology, dispute advisory, expert testimony, and specialized technology and analytic solutions to leading law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies.
The firm has provided expert testimony in class-action, multi-plaintiff and single plaintiff employment matters alleging discrimination in employment practices on the basis of age, race, gender, national origin, and ethnicity. The experts at Resolution Economics have managed complex, high profile litigation and compliance matters, many of which were national in scope. The Labor and Employment team is one of the most experienced in the nation at analyzing class certification and merits issues in class-action discrimination disputes, and are experienced in handling complex wage and hour matters as well. The firm also provides assistance in information management, statistical sampling, and statistical analysis, as well as data collection, surveys, and observation studies.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly-focused format.