The Revival of Rule 68 as a Factor in Class Actions

By Fred Burnside and Zana Bugaighis – October 31, 2018 | A defendant's unaccepted offer of judgment may make the plaintiff atypical and inadequate.

Defending Competing and Repetitive Class Actions

By John E. Goodman – October 31, 2018 | Race to judgment, first-to-file rule, venue transfer, consolidation, and anti-suit injunctions.

Practice Points

Eighth Circuit: Challenging Standing May Be a Double-Edged Sword

By CADS Emerging Issues Subcommittee – November 1, 2018 | A defendant should carefully consider when and how to challenge these cases.

Ninth Circuit Provides Evidentiary Freedom at Class Certification Stage

By the Class Actions & Derivative Suits Committee – October 26, 2018 | The case involves a wage and hour class action challenging an employer's practice of rounding clock-in times to the nearest quarter hour.


Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives on the Implications of the First Circuit’s Asacol Decision

By Britta Stamps, Brad Bodamer, Adam Polk, and Scott Grzenczyk – December 12, 2018 | Britta Stamps and Brad Bodamer offer the defendants' perspective on the First Circuit's recent class certification decision in the In re Asacol Antitrust Litigation, while Adam Polk and Scott Grzenczyk provide insights on the decision from the plaintiffs' side.

Interview Series: Women in Class Actions (Part 2)

By Lindsay Breedlove and Jan Levine – April 17, 2018 | In Part 2 of our interview series, Jan Levine, a partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP in Philadelphia, sat down with Lindsay Breedlove, also a litigator at Pepper Hamilton, to share her experience as a member of the class action defense bar with significant leadership experience in large class actions. (15:47)

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