Philadelphia partners Meredith Slawe and Dan Aiken spoke at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) 2016 Forensic & Valuation Services Conference in Nashville on November 7. The conference brought forensic accounting and valuation leaders together to discuss litigation, practice management and fair value measurement.

Meredith and Dan’s presentation was titled, “Use of Experts and Trends in Class Action Suits,” and discussed class action lawsuits, highlighting the Fair Labor Standards Act and Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Their presentation covered the role of financial experts in class action matters, why more businesses are at risk of being involved in class action suits and recent changes in regulation that have impacted class action lawsuits. Joe Lesovitz and Colleen Vallen of Citrin Cooperman also presented.