Defended consumer lenders in class action lawsuits asserting violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and successfully negotiating resolution in advance of efforts to certify a class.
Successful defense of manufacturer in California wage and hour class action alleging misclassification of employees as independent contractors; plaintiff’s motion for class certification denied
Successful defense of hospitality service company in wage and hour collective action in Middle District of Florida; case resolved for de minimis amount
Defended two class action lawsuits brought against Tennessee financial institutions charged with violating the Tennessee Title Pledge Act and the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. Successfully argued to trial court that class actions are not available under the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act
Successfully defended Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) class action in the Southern District of New York United States District Court; case resolved for de minimis amount
Coordinating Counsel for Defendants in Multi-District Litigation in pharmaceutical class actions including Baycol, Fen-Phen, Oxycontin, Propulsid, Rezulin and Vioxx