Plaintiffs' Bar Reboots Class Strategy In Wake Of Dukes

Law360, New York (January 9, 2012, 7:44 PM EST) -- State and federal courts have rejected class status in more than 150 cases based on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes, but as plaintiffs' attorneys regroup, employers are likely to see a proliferation of smaller suits around the country, according to a new report from Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

From the time the much-watched decision came down in June until the end of 2011, courts have cited the ruling tightening the standards for class certification more than 260 times, according to Seyfarth...
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