We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

On The Merits Of Private Attorney General Suits

Law360 (October 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In their recent guest column, State Attorney General Class Actions Raise Concerns, Brian Anderson and Amber Taylor of O'Melveny & Myers LLP address potential abuses by plaintiff class action lawyers who are granted special attorney general authority by a State Attorney General to bring a civil lawsuit against large corporations who allegedly committed fraud or violated a statute. The authors' opinions reveal three fundamental fallacies, which together call into question the validity of their warning against continued use of private attorney general suits.

First, notably absent...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.