4 Steps For Smooth Class Action Settlement Administration

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT) -- It's no secret that courts have taken greater interest in all aspects of class action litigation. Settlement of class action litigation is no exception. When settling a class action, counsel often works closely with a settlement administrator to ensure the settlement is implemented with efficiency and accuracy. The settlement administration process can be complex, and if not executed properly, scrutinized by the court. Below are four imperative steps to ensure your settlement administration runs smoothly.

1) Ensure Your Notice Plan Will Receive Approval

Rule 23 requires provision of direct notice to class members in certain types of cases. While there are...

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