Publications

Published Works

ZIP Code Class Actions Expand Into the District of Columbia

One of the more active areas of privacy-related litigation concerns Zone Improvement Plan codes, or "ZIP codes," in use since 1963. Plaintiffs' lawyers have filed a spate of actions...

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New Third Circuit Decision Toughens Standard for Class Certification When Information About Individual Consumers Is Lacking

A recent decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has erected a substantial barrier to classes being certified in consumer products cases, especially cases...

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Supreme Court decision in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant

Today a divided Supreme Court held that courts must enforce class arbitration waivers even where a plaintiff shows that it is economically infeasible to arbitrate individually. The...

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Supreme Court Decision in Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter

Today, the Supreme Court held that a court may not overturn an arbitrator’s construction of an agreement to permit class arbitration—even if it is erroneous. In Oxford Health Plans LLC v....

Published Works

Supreme Court issues significant class certification ruling in antitrust case

Published Works

Regulators and Plaintiffs' Lawyers Are Ready to Pounce on Privacy and Data Security Missteps: A Guide to Limiting Corporate Risk

The past decade has witnessed a revolution in technology employing personal data to provide new ways for people to communicate, to receive services and to be connected. Ten years ago, the...

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Supreme Court issues significant class certification ruling in antitrust case

Today in a 5-4 decision in the much anticipated Comcast v. Behrend case, the Supreme Court rejected a class of millions of Comcast subscribers seeking nearly a billion dollars in antitrust...

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Court unanimously rules for class action defendant in important CAFA case: The Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles, No. 11-1450

The Supreme Court unanimously held today that a class action plaintiff cannot defeat a defendant’s right of removal under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) by stipulating that the class...

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