Partner Anne P. Ray will speak at the 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute in Chicago. Hosted by the Practising Law Institute, the two-day program will focus on a broad array of recent regulatory, enforcement and litigation issues relating to mortgages; auto finance; credit, debit and prepaid cards; marketplace lending and Fintech; deposit accounts; student loans; and other products and services. Titled “Ethical Issues Unique to the Consumer Space,” Ms. Ray’s session will take place on May 8, 2018, the second day of the program. Ms. Ray and the other speakers will cover the impact of In re Payment Card Interchange Fee on litigating and settling class actions. They will also discuss the ethical implications in joint defense agreements and social media, as well as the ethical pitfalls in the settlement context—a mediator’s perspective. Ms. Ray’s session begins at 3:30 pm CT.
As a member of the firm’s Professional Responsibility Practice, Ms. Ray represents large, national and international law firms in defense of complex, high-stakes professional liability litigation at both the trial and appellate level. She has successfully argued numerous motions to dismiss in cases against law firms accused of breaching their ethical duties and fiduciary duties to their clients and third parties.
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