Industries & Practices

Class Actions & Collective Actions

Class action dismissal

Achieved dismissal of more than a dozen putative class actions, prior to class certification, on behalf of a large international government vendor in collaboration with its client municipalities.

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Class action lawsuit regarding appropriation proceedings

Represented the State of Ohio, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and its director in a class action lawsuit brought by all Lake Erie lakefront property owners regarding appropriation proceedings for more than 10,000 parcels of land, challenging whether the State’s claim of public trust ownership to the ordinary high water mark constitutes an unconstitutional taking of private property.

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Class action litigation

Served as Special Master, overseeing the administration of an $850 million class action lawsuit.

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Class action defense

Defended insurer in a Kentucky class action suit alleging misapplication of local government premium taxes. 

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Lehman Brothers $3 billion class action defense

Defended two national insurance carriers in a $3 billion class action against 264 defendants challenging provisions of credit default swap agreements.

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Claims adjusting class action

Successfully represented several national insurance companies in a class action lawsuit in Arkansas pertaining to allegations of misuse of claims handling software in the adjustment of bodily injury claims. 

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Insurance class actions

Defended of numerous class actions involving insurance issues.

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