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Class action for an aerospace manufacturing company
Represented an aerospace manufacturing company in a race discrimination class action lawsuit in which we defeated class certification and achieved more Featured
Unfair competition actions on behalf of major bottled water company
Represented a major bottled water company in unfair competition actions relative to advertising claims. more Featured
Class action suit for major hospital
Represented a major hospital in a multimillion dollar, putative class action involving billing practices for managed care more Featured
William A. Harris, Sr. v. Equifax Information Services LLC and Byerson v. Equifax Information Services LLC
Represented Equifax in these putative class actions asserting claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The plaintiff sought to certify a more Featured
Griffin v. Harley-Davidson Credit Corp. and Eaglemark Savings Bank
Represented Harley-Davidson Credit Corp. and Eaglemark Savings Bank in this putative class action filed in the United States District Court for the more Featured
Premium Mortgage Corp. v. Equifax Information Services, et al.
Served as counsel to Equifax. The plaintiff, a mortgage broker, alleged that a subsidiary of Equifax Inc. misappropriated trade secrets more Featured
In re: Teflon products liability litigation
Jointly represented DuPont in the “Teflon” multi-district consumer fraud litigation. The multi-district litigation consolidated over 24

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Securities class action for a national specialty retailer *
Successfully defended a national specialty retailer and its directors and officers in a securities class action. more Featured
Class action lawsuit involving Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Represented national telecommunications company in national class action involving alleged violations of the TCPA with exposure in excess of $50 more Featured
White et al. v. Experian Information Solutions Inc., et al.
Represents Equifax in this putative class action filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The more Featured
Class action defense on behalf of staffing agency and transaction technology provider
Represented clients, including temporary staffing agencies and a worldwide provider of consumer transaction technologies, in the defense of multiple more Featured
Class action law suit involving commercial truck diesel engines
Represented defendant in class action involving alleged defects in commercial truck diesel engines with exposure in excess of $250,000,000. more Featured
Class action litigation involving marine products
Successfully defended class action related to allegedly faulty marine products in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, resulting in denial of  more Featured
Class action litigation for YP in California federal court and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
We represent YP in a class action in federal district court in San Francisco (Northern District of California), which is now pending before the Ninth  more Featured
Amici curiae for Federal Express Corporation *
Served as appellate counsel for amici curiae in support of a successful challenge in the Alabama Supreme Court to the practice of ex parte class certification.  more
Discrimination and Wage-Hour litigation for major bottled water company
Represented a major North American beverage company in a putative class action brought by seven route salespeople seeking to represent a class more
Camafel Building Inspections v. BellSouth Advertising & Publishing (class action in Florida and Georgia federal district and appellate courts)
The firm served as lead counsel and scored a major victory for BellSouth Advertising & Publishing Corporation in a class action filed more
ERISA class action involving Reynolds American Inc.
Represented R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJRT) successfully in Employee Retirement Security Act (“ERISA”) class action.
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State of West Virginia ex rel. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company v. Perrine
The firm served as appellate counsel for a trial team representing DuPont in a major medical monitoring class-action in West Virginia and briefed a more
Race discrimination class action for one of the largest U.S. forest product manufacturers *
Represented one of the largest U.S. forest products manufacturers in a suit brought against our client in Alabama Federal court by the EEOC on behalf  more
Litigation for pharmaceutical manufacturer *
Represented pharmaceutical manufacturer as national co-counsel in more than 50 individual lawsuits and product liability class actions across more
Wage-Hour class action for major bottled water company
Represented a major North American bottled water company in a class action brought in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Plaintiffs filed a class more
Age discrimination collective actions for a major nationwide retailer
Represented a nationwide retailer in two related age discrimination collective actions brought by 14 former store managers more
Federal grand jury investigation of a former executive
Represented a former executive of an oil field services company being investigated by the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, in a federal more
Defended copyright challenge of Google's Book Search project
The firm served as lead counsel for Google Inc., in defending copyright infringement lawsuits brought by the Author’s Guild, et al., and separately

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Class action lawsuit for major beverage company
Represented a major beverage company in class action brought under New Jersey and New York law on behalf of all route sales personnel (approximately more
Wage/hour collective action for major beverage company
Represented a major beverage company in a putative class action in the Southern District of Florida brought by several route salespeople seeking to more
Wage and hour class action
Achieved favorable settlement for client in connection with defense of retail merchandising company in wage and hour class action. more
Cochran v. Volvo
Represented Volvo in a class action in the Middle District of North Carolina. The case settled after Volvo successfully defeated plaintiffs’ motion more
Employment class action
Achieved favorable settlement for client in connection with defense of same-day delivery service in employment class action over drivers’ independent  more
Defended student loan provider with debtor claims alleging fraud and false advertising *
Defended student loan provider in connection with California debtor claims alleging fraud and false advertising in connection with certain fees paid more
Defended non-profit student loan provider in two California consumer class actions *
Defended non-profit student loan provider in connection with two California consumer class actions alleging invasion of privacy over allegedly more
Defended commercial bank in class action *
Defended commercial bank in connection with class action alleging violation of California false advertising statutes over free gift reward program. more
Quickly resolved TCPA class action for major hospitality chain *
Represented hospitality chain in connection with TCPA class action. Obtained judgment of dismissal after conducting initial investigation which more
Defended internet retailer in California privacy class action *
Represented an internet-based retailer on privacy issues associated with class action litigation under the California Invasion of Privacy Act. Case more
Defended consumer goods company in California false advertising class action *
Represented internet-based floral company in defense of class action alleging false advertising over product description. Case resolved successfully more
Obtained order decertifying unfair competition and false advertising class action on damages *
After being brought in by client as successor counsel after initial class certification ruling, conducted post-certification discovery and obtained more
Obtained summary judgment for telecommunications provider in false advertising class action *
Represented telecommunications company in California class action alleging false advertising regarding description of fees and charges. Obtained more
Defended Mental Health Parity Act class action *
Represented a large California health plan in defending alleged class action violations of the Mental Health Parity Act, alleged unfair business more
Class action litigation for North American truck company
Represented North American truck company in commercial, product liability, catastrophic injury and class action litigation. more
Wage and Overtime Class/Collective Action for Major Mortgage Lender
Co-counsel for large home mortgage industry client in a hybrid FLSA and Pennsylvania class and collective action alleging state and federal wage more
Obtained judgment of dismissal for government sponsored financial services enterprise in consumer class action *
Obtained judgment of dismissal (after severing case from multi-district litigation proceeding) for government sponsored financial services enterprise  more
Defended government sponsored financial services enterprise in multiple state class actions *
Defended government sponsored financial services enterprise in connection with multiple state class actions filed by local officials seeking payment more
Defeated class certification *
Represented a major hard drive manufacturer located in Silicon Valley in the defense of a consumer class action alleging defective hard drives and more
Putative class litigation for national telecommunications company
Serves as counsel to national telecommunications company in this putative class action asserting claims under Florida’s Deceptive and more
Representation of a national loan servicer in a class action case alleging improper forced placement of hazzard insurance and mishandling of escrow accounts *
Served as co-class counsel in a putative class action case alleging improper handling of an escrow account and improper forced placement of hazard more
Representation of community banks in EFTA class actions *
Acted as lead counsel in putative class action cases alleging violation of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act regarding signage on ATM machines. The more
Retirement income plan class action for federal employees
Represented federal employees in a class action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and the First Circuit against the United more
Breach of contract class action for federal employees
Represented federal employees in a class action in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the Federal Circuit against the United States asserting more
Class action litigation for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Represents Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) in the North Carolina Business Court in a putative class action brought by more
Representation of Cooper Industries *
Served as appellate counsel for Cooper Industries in asbestos bodily injury suit and obtained favorable settlement in connection with that appeal. Pneumo Abex, LLC v. Mallia more
Representation of International Paper Company and Masonite Corporation *
Obtained favorable settlement for International Paper Company and Masonite Corporation in connection with the defense of a nationwide products more
Daniel Christopher Drummond and Paulann Perry, et al. v. Volvo Penta of the Americas, LLC
Represented Volvo Penta of the Americas in a nationwide putative class action brought in the United States District Court for the District of South more
Williams v. e-Backgroundchecks.com, Inc.
Lead counsel in a putative nationwide class action alleging negligent and willful violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. We aggressively more
Robinson v. General Information Services, Inc.
Lead counsel in a nationwide class action alleging negligent and willful violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. We vigorously defended the more
Representation of a national loan origination company in class action litigation involving alleged violations of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act
Served as lead class counsel for LendingTree in a West Virginia federal court case alleging the unauthorized practice of law in the closing of more
Paul Black, et al. v. Winn-Dixie Stores Inc.
Represents Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. in this putative class action asserting claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The plaintiffs allege that more
King v. General Information Services, Inc.
Lead counsel in a nationwide class action alleging negligent and willful violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. We vigorously defended the more
White v. Imperial Adjustment Corp. et al.
The firm served as lead counsel for Equifax, one of the United States' largest credit reporting agencies, in this putative class action.  The more
Class action for Internet retailer in California state and federal court
Represented Internet flower retailer in a class action advancing “e-commerce” consumer fraud claims under California’s unfair trade practices acts. more
McGee v. Ross Stores Inc.
Represented defendant in class action lawsuit involving the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act. more
Environmental litigation for Tennessee-based livestock producer
Represents a number of entities related to a large livestock producer in Tennessee and Kentucky all of whom were defendants in a multi-count class more
Putative nationwide class action for national telecommunications company
Represented a national telecommunications company in a putative nationwide class action alleging improper "cramming" of services. Class certification  more
Defense of an asbestos mining company regarding property damage claims *
Represented an asbestos mining, manufacturing and construction company as national counsel for asbestos property damage claims, including: national more
Representation of Dana Corporation *
Served as trial counsel for Dana Corporation in a series of individual, multiparty and class actions seeking to hold Dana vicariously liable for more
Doe v. The Gap Inc. et al.
Obtained dismissal of claims for defendant/client brought in Saipan under Alien Tort Claims Act alleging liability for mistreatment of foreign more
Representation of online marketing company in coverage dispute with its professional liability insurer
Lead counsel for online marketing company in dispute with its professional liability insurer regarding coverage for losses incurred in connection more
O'Brien v. Hasbro Inc.
Defended Hasbro in a putative class action brought on behalf of all California purchasers of a Tinkertoy set. The Plaintiff alleged that Hasbro more
In re Yahoo! litigation
Represented Yahoo! in a national class action case for false advertising, breach of contract and unfair competition. The plaintiffs sought to certify  more
Washington v. CSC Credit Servs. Inc., Equifax Inc., Equifax Credit Info. Servs. Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel for Equifax Inc., one of the United States' largest credit reporting agencies, in a class action lawsuit.  Prior to more
Class action litigation against benefits administrator
Represented a major third-party Benefits Administrator in a purported class action suit by a class of plaintiffs alleging improper recording of phone  more
In re Qunol Liquid Labeling Litigation
Represented a manufacturer of a liquid and tablet herbal supplement in a false advertising class action. We successfully opposed certification of the  more
Kelli R. Cerven, Keith O. Cerven, Teresa M. Cerven, CFW Vending LLC, and SHGI Corporation v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Represent BCBSNC in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. Three individuals and two businesses contend, more
Water labeling class action for Nestlé Waters North America Inc.
The firm served as lead trial counsel for Nestlé Waters North America Inc. in a class action related to spring water bottle labeling, concerning both  more
Consumer class action litigation for a national telecommunications company
Represented a national telecommunications company in a putative class action lawsuit, in which plaintiffs alleged fraud over its allegedly defective more
McGarry v. Cingular Wireless LLC (class action under the TCPA in Georgia trial and appellate courts)
The firm served as lead counsel and secured the denial of class certification in a class action filed against Cingular Wireless in Georgia state more
Class and individual actions for a currency derivatives broker
Successfully defended a currency derivatives broker in class and individual actions in Texas, New York, California and Washington more
American Investors Life Ins. Co., et al. v. Federal Ins. Co., et al.
Obtained favorable settlement for policyholders in action seeking defense costs and indemnity coverage under professional liability policies for more
VISA USA indirect purchaser litigation
Successfully defended proposed class action indirect purchaser cases filed across the country. Credit/Debit Card Tying Cases. (San Francisco  more
Multiple eminent domain actions for both property owners and condemning authorities
Represented both property owners and condemning authorities, state, municipalities and businesses with regard to eminent domain actions in state and more
Consumer fraud class action litigation for advertising company in federal district court in New Jersey, New York and California
Achieved a major victory by defeating class certification in a significant class action filed against YellowPages.com. This result was preceded by more
Robbie Hillis et al. v. Equifax Consumer Services Inc., et al.
Represented Equifax in this putative class action filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The plaintiff more
Antitrust class action for AT&T
Defended AT&T in an antitrust class action against allegations that it and other wireless carriers colluded, in violation of the antitrust laws, more
Insurance advice for creditor's committee of Vesta Insurance Group Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel in representing the creditor's committee, and then the plan trustee, of Vesta Insurance Group more
Checkmate Strategic Group Inc. v. Yahoo! Inc.; Lane's Gifts LLC v. Yahoo! Inc.
Represented Yahoo! in competing national class actions, one filed in state court in Arkansas and a second in the Central District of California, more
Employment Class Action against Publicly Traded Manufacturing Company
Represented company in a large California employment class action in California Superior Court, defending claims of unpaid meal breaks, improper more
Representation of manufacturer in coverage litigation involving nationwide products liability class action *
Lead counsel for Omega Flex in an ongoing litigation seeking insurance coverage for losses incurred in connection with a nationwide products

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Consumer class action victory
Led team which successfully represented a major e-commerce concern in addressing claims of misrepresentation and overcharging brought under more
Defense of class action consumer lawsuit
Representing Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. in a putative class action lawsuit alleging violations of consumer privacy laws in New York and more
Wage and hour class and collective action defense of non-profit health care provider
Defended a non-profit health care provider in a class and collective action alleging overtime violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act and North  more
Leuthold et al. v. Destination America Inc.
Defended proposed class action lawsuit alleging wage and hour violations. (N.D. Cal.) more
Class action litigation regarding improper access charges for a global telecommunications company *
Represented a global telecommunications company in class action based on FCC ruling finding acquired telecommunications more
Capparelli v. AmeriFirst Home Improvement Finance Company *
Served as counsel for the lender defendants in an action brought by borrowers against lender, loan officer, contractor, contractor's corporation and

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Class action claims against debt buyer
Representing a debt buyer and its counsel in a class action filed against them alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act. We more
Putative nationwide class action litigation against national telecommunications company
Represented a national telecommunications company in a putative class action lawsuit, in which plaintiffs alleged fraud over its allegedly defective

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Collection of substantial amounts for large healthcare system
Represented large integrated healthcare system in collection of substantial amounts due following settlement of class action pending in New York more
Class action for large telecommunications company *
Serving as lead counsel for large telecommunications company, the firm won a significant motion to dismiss a national putative class action by more
Class action for a regional telecommunications company
Served as in-house counsel for a regional telecommunications company regarding class action. Won on motion to dismiss. more
Class action litigation for Ingenio in California federal court and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
We represent Ingenio, Inc. in a class action in federal district court in San Francisco (Northern District of California). The plaintiff and putative  more
Represented Telecommunications Company in Putative Class Action
Represented a large telecommunications company in a putative nationwide class action filed in federal district court and successfully litigated the more

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Class action for an aerospace manufacturing company
Represented an aerospace manufacturing company in a race discrimination class action lawsuit in which we defeated class certification and achieved more
Class action defense on behalf of staffing agency and transaction technology provider
Represented clients, including temporary staffing agencies and a worldwide provider of consumer transaction technologies, in the defense of multiple more
William A. Harris, Sr. v. Equifax Information Services LLC and Byerson v. Equifax Information Services LLC
Represented Equifax in these putative class actions asserting claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The plaintiff sought to certify a more
Griffin v. Harley-Davidson Credit Corp. and Eaglemark Savings Bank
Represented Harley-Davidson Credit Corp. and Eaglemark Savings Bank in this putative class action filed in the United States District Court for the more

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