We are pleased to share BakerHostetler’s 2016 Class Action Year-End Review, which offers a summary of key developments in class action litigation during the past year. Class action litigation moved to the forefront of the Supreme Court’s docket in 2016 and promises to remain there in 2017, as class action doctrine continues to evolve in federal and state courts.

This comprehensive analysis of last year’s developments in class action procedure and jurisdiction, as well as developments by subject matter, will provide context and insight into expected trends in class action law as you look ahead to 2017. We hope you find this review a useful tool.

The 2016 Class Action Year-End Review is a joint project of our class action defense, antitrust and competition, privacy and data protection, securities litigation and regulatory enforcement, appellate and major motions, and employment class actions teams, and is the fruit of collaborative efforts of numerous attorneys across the firm.

Video: Class Action Trends: What to Expect in 2017

Class action defense team leader Paul Karlsgodt discusses some important things trending this year.