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Williams Mullen: Are You Sure You Want Those Documents? Then You Might Have To Pay For Reviewing Them
Posted on 3 Aug 2012 by Williams Mullen

W.D. Va. Explicitly Holds that Courts May Consider the Cost of Reviewing Electronically-Stored Information for Privilege in Assessing Burden of Production and May Shift Cost to Requesting Party Based on Burden; Encourages Cooperation in Developing Privilege... Read More

American Apparel's Brand Allegedly Damaged By Hiring Of Illegal Workers: Shareholder Class Action Complaint Filed Against Retailer - FREE DOWNLOAD
Posted on 13 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

This is a securities class action against American Apparel and its senior executives, including CEO Dov Charney. The gist of the claim is that by affirmatively promoting the company as employing only legal workers while secretly employing thousands of... Read More

Weitz & Luxenberg Attorney Ellen Relkin To Co-Chair Major DePuy Litigation
Posted on 1 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Weitz & Luxenberg has announced that Ellen Relkin, one of the leading attorneys in its Defective Medicines and Medical Devices Litigation Unit, has been selected to co-chair the Plaintiff's Executive Committee acting on behalf of the... Read More

Hagens Berman Opens New Office In Washington, D.C.
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro (HBSS) has announced the opening of a Washington, D.C., office that will be led by class action attorney Jennifer Fountain Connolly, of counsel at HBSS. HBSS currently has offices in Boston, Los Angeles... Read More

Barroway Topaz Changes Name To Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check
Posted on 16 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RADNOR, Pa. - The law firm known as Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check LLP has announced that effective May 15, 2011, it changed its name to Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check LLP. The firm, with more than 90 attorneys, represents numerous institutional... Read More

Sidley Expands In New York With The Addition Of 3 Litigation Partners
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Sidley Austin LLP has announced that Gary Bendinger, Gregory Ballard and Kevin Burke have joined the firm as partners in the New York office. They each have extensive experience representing major accounting firms and have litigated many complex... Read More

BP Oil Spill Litigation Law Firm Wesley J. Farrell Becomes Farrell & Patel
Posted on 18 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - The Law Firm of Wesley J. Farrell has announced that Ricky K. Patel has been named partner, and the firm will now be known as Farrell & Patel Attorneys at Law. The firm currently represents 600 hotels and other Gulf Coast businesses negatively... Read More

Richard P. Haaz Merges With Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky P.C.
Posted on 5 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NORRISTOWN, Pa., - Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky P.C. is growing again as Richard P. Haaz merges his highly successful litigation practice and becomes the founding managing attorney of the firm's new Montgomery County office, the principals... Read More

Nationally Recognized Attorney Nicholas S. Boebel Joins Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro
Posted on 13 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP , a complex litigation law firm with offices in 10 cities, has announced that Nicholas S. Boebel has joined the firm and will support HBSS' new intellectual property law practice, representing plaintiffs... Read More

Sidley Austin LLP Adds Steven T. Catlett To Labor And Employment Practice In Chicago
Posted on 6 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - Sidley Austin LLP has announced that it has added Steven T. Catlett as a partner to the firm's labor and employment practice in Chicago. A 25-year legal veteran, Catlett is a well-known and highly regarded class action litigator, who... Read More

Drug Maker To Pay $4.5 Million To Settle Claims In Securities Class Action Lawsuit
Posted on 30 Jul 2012 by Timothy Raub

PHOENIX - (Mealey's) Matrixx Initiatives Inc. will pay $4.5 million to settle claims with shareholders that it violated federal securities law by concealing side effects of a cold medication it developed and marketed, according to documents filed... Read More

State Attorneys General Allowed To Sue Even After Nationwide Class Action Settlement
Posted on 12 Oct 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By the Consumer Financial Services Group When a defendant settles a nationwide class action suit, it hopes to gain global peace and finality. However, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida limited the finality afforded... Read More

NERA Releases Updated Canadian Securities Class Action Report
Posted on 2 Feb 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The number of outstanding securities class action lawsuits in Canada reached an all-time high during 2010 according to a January 31, 2011 report by NERA Economic Consulting entitled "Trends in Canadian Securities Class Actions: 2010 Update."... Read More

High Court Asked To Decide Whether Securities Suit May Proceed As A Class Action
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by Timothy Raub

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A shareholder plaintiff and a pharmaceutical company on Nov. 5 debated in front of the U.S. Supreme Court whether a securities lawsuit may proceed as a class action even if the plaintiff is unable to plead materiality... Read More

PROPOSED SETTLEMENT FOR UBER DRIVERS REJECTED
Posted on 1 Sep 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

An attempt by Uber Technologies, Inc. to settle a class action brought by approximately 350,000 drivers who claimed they were employees and as such, entitled to various expenses, was rejected by U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco, who found... Read More