ATLANTA (January 23) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that Partner Cindy Hanson will be a featured speaker at the American Conference Institute’s 13th Annual National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation, which will be held January 26 – 27 in New York.

Ms. Hanson will join other industry leaders in a session titled, “Class Action Strategy Session: How Wal-Mart and Concepcion Affect Class Defense, and Winning Defense Tactics for Removal, Counterclaims, Dispositive Motions & Settlement.” Ms. Hanson and other prominent class action litigators will examine the latest decisions about the enforceability of arbitration provisions, class certification, removal, notice, settlement and more.

Ms. Hanson focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and class action defense. A significant portion of her practice is devoted to the defense of consumer class actions under state and federal consumer protection statutes. In addition, Ms. Hanson also specializes in the defense of cases, including class actions, brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

For more information and to register for the American Conference Institute’s 13th Annual National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation please visit:

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