Are Class Actions Making a Comeback?

Wendel Rosen Black & Dean – Back in 2011 it looked like class actions would join the mastodon, the dodo bird and other extinct species. In AT&T v. Mobility v. Concepcion, Justice Scalia and the conservative majority held that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) preempted state laws protecting consumers.  Like a comet from deep space, it […]

Consumer Class Action Lawyer Joins Morrison & Foerster

LOS ANGELES (March 13, 2013) – Morrison & Foerster today announced that David M. Walsh, a prominent consumer class action litigator, has joined the firm as a partner in its Los Angeles office. Mr. Walsh’s experience in complex litigation includes defending businesses against class actions alleging violations of California’s Unfair Competition Law and Consumers […]