About the Author
Susan E. Hurd
For over 20 years, Susan has represented public companies and their officers and directors in a variety of litigation matters, including securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits and merger related litigation. She also routinely advises clients on electronic discovery best practices. She is a frequent speaker and author on the latest trends in securities litigation and class action practices and strategies in general. Susan is also the editor of Alston & Bird's Securities Litigation Blog and the firm’s Annual Report on Securities Litigation.
August 12, 2014 | By Susan E. Hurd
Halliburton II represents a victory for defendants because it provides a clear road map to follow for opposing certification in securities cases that, if successful, has the ability, practically speaking, to end the case.
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