Class Action MVP: Reed Smith's Bo Phillips

Law360, New York (December 20, 2012, 3:37 PM EST) -- Reed Smith LLP partner Bo Phillips defeated class certification in multidistrict litigation alleging Wells Fargo Bank NA used discriminatory subprime lending practices in a case that paved the way for similar cases to beat class certification, earning him a spot on Law360’s Class Action MVPs.

Phillips led a team of Reed Smith attorneys who secured a major victory for Wells Fargo when a California federal judge ruled in September 2011 that a potential class of more than 1 million African-American and Hispanic homeowners did not meet...
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