Clearwire Offer Didn’t Kill Class, Atty Tells 7th Circ.

Law360, Chicago (September 8, 2011, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A putative class action accusing Clearwire Corp. of sending unsolicited text messages was not mooted by a settlement deal the company offered the lead plaintiff before he had filed a motion for class certification, the plaintiff's attorney told the Seventh Circuit Thursday.

Michael McMorrow of Edelson McGuire LLC said that a rule cited in the lower court's order dismissing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit — holding that a "complete offer of relief" made by the defendant before the filing of a class certification motion must...
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