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Strategies in class action engagement: deposing the named plaintiff

USA - October 28 2013 Outside counsel must plan the depositions of the named class representative carefully. In some case, depending on the result of the preliminary…

Gary L. Sasso.

Strategies in class action engagement: special discovery requirements

USA - October 21 2013 Inside and outside counsel will face special issues in planning and managing discovery in class actions. As a threshold matter, outside counsel…

Gary L. Sasso.

Strategies in class action engagement: the class certification hearing

USA - November 25 2013 The defense team must consider whether the company's best interests are better served by seeking an evidentiary hearing on class certification or a…

Gary L. Sasso.

SCOTUS Denies Review Regarding Pennsylvania Wal-Mart “Rest Break” Class Judgment

USA - April 19 2016 On April 4, the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari review of a $188 million class-action judgment returned against Wal-Mart in…

David L. Luck.

Lawyers Sanctioned for Seeking to Settle Federal Court Class Action in State Court

USA - August 15 2016 Lawyers seeking to settle class actions pending in federal court by dismissing and refiling in state court beware! In two recent orders, a federal…