Trischa Snyder Chapman Offers Advice on Defending Class Action Cases

Articles / June 30, 2016

Associate Trischa Snyder Chapman authored an article published by Law360 on June 23, 2016. The article, “Post-Tyson, Defendants Should Play Offense In Discovery,” suggests that defendants should consider taking the offensive and use plaintiffs’ own sampling to defeat class allegations. The strategy is prompted by Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, in which the Supreme Court held that plaintiffs could rely on statistical, representative evidence to determine class-wide liability, and the renewed emphasis on proportionality brought forth by the Federal Rule amendments.  

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