The misuse of consumer litigation & class actions poses a significant threat in today's business world. Statutes and rules intended to provide a forum for groups of small but legitimate claims have become the weapon of choice for leveraging masses of merit-less suits into unjustified settlements. Knowledge of and experience in defending these complex matters is essential to success in what can be "bet-the-company" litigation.
More than 40 lawyers in offices across the country and around the world have successfully defended consumer litigation and class actions in a broad range of industries in trial and appellate proceedings in federal, state, and international tribunals.
Mayer Brown’s Class Action practice was recognized by Law360 as “Practice Group of the Year” for 2016 & 2017