The Rising Costs Of Tamping Down Class Actions

By Erin Coe | May 2, 2017, 12:13 PM EDT

The Rising Costs Of Tamping Down Class Actions

By Erin Coe

May 1, 2017 Over the 16 years that Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP defense attorney Christopher Chorba has been practicing law, the death of class actions has been forecast almost annually. Legislative overhauls and a series of U.S. Supreme Court rulings have benefited companies facing such suits, leading many to wonder about the fate of the class action itself, he says. But there’s also been one constant factor throughout the shake-ups: The plaintiffs bar has...
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