Loyola University Chicago

Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies

School of Law

Will Class Actions Survive the Roberts Court? Concepcion, Italian Colors, and Beyond

A lecture by
Deepak Gupta, Esq.

Friday, September 27
12:00 noon
Philip H. Corboy Law Center, Room 1401


Noted consumer advocate Deepak Gupta will discuss the growing assault on consumer rights and  the relationship between antitrust law, consumer protection, arbitration, and class action  litigation.   He will focus on the recent landmark cases of  AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, which he argued before the United State Supreme Court, as well as the American Express Company, et al. v. Italian Colors Restaurant where he also represented the plaintiffs before the Supreme Court.

Deepak Gupta is the founding principal of Gupta Beck PLLC, a national Supreme Court and appellate litigation boutique in Washington, DC. He is also an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown and American Universities, where he teaches Appellate Advocacy and Public Interest Law. Deepak has briefed and argued a wide range of statutory and constitutional cases before the United States Supreme Court, several state supreme courts, and federal appellate courts nationwide. The Concepcion case has been described by the Washington Post as “one of the court’s most important on consumer rights in years” and by the Federalist Society as “one of the most controversial Supreme Court decisions in many years.”  Deepak has appeared on CNN, FOX News, ABC’s World News and Good Morning America, and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. He is cofounder of the Consumer Law & Policy Blog.

Attendance is free but RSVPs required at antitrust@luc.edu