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October 7, 2022

Best in Class Celebrates its One Year Anniversary

Just about a year ago, Ellis & Winters LLP launched its Best in Class Blog. So, we are declaring today, October 7, as the Blog’s official one-year anniversary. Even before launching the Blog, the firm recognized the perilous and complicated path that class-action litigation can bring to any company. So, […]

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August 17, 2022
Posted in  Appellate Issues

A Rule 23(f) Refresher.

A Rule 23(f) Refresher A recent opinion from the Third Circuit, Laudato v. EQT Corporation, 23 F.4th 256 (3d Cir. 2022), provides a helpful refresher on the procedure for obtaining interlocutory review of district courts’ class certification decisions—and also confirms the Third Circuit as perhaps the most liberal circuit in […]

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August 2, 2022 Joseph D. Hammond Kyle A. Medin
Posted in  Case Updates

The Ninth Circuit’s “Tuna Case” Lets Uninjured Class Members Off the Hook at Certification but May Reel in the Supreme Court

Attorneys interested in class actions and antitrust law will read the Ninth Circuit’s recent opinion in the “tuna case”—Olean Wholesale Grocery Cooperative, Inc. v. Bumble Bee Foods LLC—with relish.  31 F.4th 651 (2022).  The case contains important takeaways for class action and antitrust attorneys,[1] and also—the focus of this post—highlights […]

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