The rise in class action litigation over the past decade has increased the market’s need for class action counsel. Clients need strong representation from a legal team who not only has the professional experience, but also a track record of success.
Our class action defense attorneys focus on early negotiation and dismissal, summary judgment without class discovery, defeating class certification, and obtaining favorable settlements to avoid future claims. Our attorneys have successfully defended high exposure cases involving consumer fraud, RICO, product liability, securities, unfair competition, data privacy and communications, employment, and mass tort, in federal and state courts nationwide. Our team also has extensive experience handling such complex cases in coordinated, consolidated, and multi-district litigation matters.
Our clients includes retailers, manufacturers, food and beverage, online services, healthcare, mortgage companies, mortgage preservation companies, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, media companies, technology companies, non-profit boards, condominium associations, and financial services companies.
Consumer Protection, Consumer Fraud, and False Advertising
Our attorneys have broad experience defending nationwide consumer class actions in both state and federal courts. Our attorneys are trained to employ defense and settlement strategies to combat the broad consumer protection laws which have proven effective for resolution of claims.
TCPA, Privacy, and Data Collection
We defend clients in state and federal courts across the nation against claims alleging violations of federal and state consumer privacy, communications, data handling, and related laws.
We have defended against consumer privacy and communications claims involving the following:
- Electronic Funds Transfer Act (“EFTA”)
- Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (“FACTA”)
- Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”)
- Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”)
- Stored Communications Act (“SCA”)
- Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”)
- Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”)
- And related state statutes.
Our team also has wide-ranging knowledge and teaches on topics involving every major privacy regulation, including the Gramm Leach Bliley Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and analogous state laws, such as state-specific telemarketing and data privacy laws, and consumer protection laws. We also have substantial experience with data handling, data sharing, e-discovery and social media issues in the law, and counsel clients with respect to e-commerce, consumer data handling, online privacy notices, social media use, social media policies, online privacy terms and conditions, and data collection practices.
Consumer Finance Litigation
Our class action team consists of experienced complex commercial attorneys who have experience in multiple class action cases in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and elsewhere. Our attorneys frequently represent lenders, loan servicers, financial institutions, and other clients in connection with residential mortgage obligation matters and loan modification practices.
Our securities litigation practice has represented issuers, directors, officers, and other corporate executives in a broad range of securities class actions.
Product Liability and Toxic Torts
Our product liability litigation practice has significant experience defending class and mass actions involving product liability and toxic torts in federal and state courts throughout the country. We have effectively defending private-sector clients in the diverse areas of products law, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and improper design.
What Sets us Apart
Our clients will attest that we never give up. Our attorneys are creative, and commit to achieving the best results possible. We view our clients as partners and it is our job to identify solutions to the problems and craft strategies to limit their exposure.