When millions—or even billions—of dollars are on the line, clients choose BakerHostetler’s Class Action Defense team based on our track record of early victories achieved through defeat of class certification, securing dismissal of the claims of the class representatives and negotiating favorable settlements.
Our seasoned litigators represent organizations in high-stakes, statewide, and nationwide class action litigation in every facet of class action proceedings—from removal under the Class Action Fairness Act, to motions to dismiss, class certification proceedings, discovery, trial, settlement and appeal. We are known for supervising the administration of class action settlements with classes comprising millions of members.
At trial, our litigators go to battle armed with solid defense strategies and have a scorecard of class action litigation victories and appellate wins in circuit and state supreme courts. Strong relationships with local counsel, witnesses skilled in relevant subject matter and due process testimonial specialists throughout the country are an integral part of our defense arsenal.
We offer an interdisciplinary approach that seamlessly combines the sharp procedural skills of our litigators with the hands-on experience and in-depth regulatory knowledge of practice-specific teams to provide comprehensive service in all areas of class action litigation. Working with our privacy and data protection lawyers, we successfully defended some of the most significant data breach class action cases in the country on behalf of large, national financial institutions and top healthcare organizations. For more detailed information about our class action practice in each area, visit the following pages:
We also defend clients in class action cases relating to antitrust matters, employment, environmental matters and securities.