7 Tips For Deposing A Class Rep

Law360, New York (September 22, 2010, 3:06 PM EDT) -- Defense lawyers depose a proposed class representative with two goals in mind: to find evidence that a plaintiff is not suitable to head up the class action, and to uncover crucial differences between his claims and those of the putative class.

Law360 asked longtime litigators to offer their tips on how to achieve those goals, and here's what they had to say:

Ask How the Class Rep Met His Lawyer

Every defense attorney should ask a proposed class representative, “How did you meet your lawyer?” The...
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