Businesses are increasingly the targets of class action litigation. The aggressive (and creative) nature of this litigation is fueled by technology, which gives plaintiffs’ counsel effective tools to collaborate with each other and recruit class action plaintiffs. In this ever-growing litigious environment, businesses need to address this threat by minimizing litigation exposure and developing cost-effective strategies once litigation is filed.

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Class Action Team is a nationwide class action defense practice, representing some of the largest corporations in the United States in federal and state court. Whether through risk management before a case is filed – such as by implementing compulsory arbitration clauses and other effective consumer-facing terms and conditions; by aggressively contesting liability early in a case; by pursuing an early settlement strategy; or by seeking to defeat class certification, we know what it takes for a business effectively and efficiently to deal with this dangerous form of litigation.

Class Actions

Experience Highlights

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
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
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
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

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