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Class action and group litigation

We routinely defend “bet-the-company” cases and have successfully defended insurers, financial institutions and public companies, as well as their owners, officers, directors and partners, in class actions and group litigation across the globe.

Our lawyers bring deep sector knowledge and award winning legal project management to deliver strategic advice and successful outcomes in some of the most challenging mass claimant disputes, including multi-district and multi-jurisdictional actions.

Drawing on years of experience protecting the interests of our clients around the world, we focus on defeating group litigation and class actions early whenever possible and efficiently manage the risks of class actions and group litigation.

Our class action and group litigation experience

Our group litigation and class action experience covers:

served as lead counsel defending a ‘Big Four’ accounting firm in a federal securities fraud class action filed against a national homebuilding company, its officers and the accounting firm as the company's auditor, on behalf of a class of persons and entities that purchased or acquired the securities of the homebuilder over a three-year period
  • successfully defended a NASDAQ-traded health care company in a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation and subsequent grand jury investigation of alleged antitrust violations
  • decertified a 100-plus plaintiff collective action Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime case and then tried the first group of those plaintiffs to a jury, resulting in a settlement during jury deliberations
  • defending and resolving proceedings for a UK plc in multi-party group litigation involving 3,000 claims in the High Court, concerning allegations of blacklisting, data protection breaches, defamation and the misuse of private information
  • defending a global financial institution in group litigation involving 500+ claims in relation to allegations of dishonest assistance and conspiracy in relation to film finance schemes
  • acting for eight major corporates in the utilities sector in the defence of claims from over 100 claimants for in excess of £0.5 billion as part of a collective and industry wide action
  • acting for a global consumer business and a global food manufacturer on multi-party claims arising from alleged odour and noise nuisance at their manufacturing sites

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For help defending or bringing a class action or group litigation, please contact one of our experienced class action or group lawyers today.

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