Archive for February 27th, 2009

As a class action defense lawyer in an Am Law 100 law firm, I usually don’t make it a practice to highlight the class action publications of competing U.S. firms, but Gibson Dunn & Crutcher‘s year-end class action report is such a great resource that I had to make an exception.  The report, published earlier this month, highlights statistical trends, key decisions, and key issues in class actions in both state and federal courts in 2008.  The report also analyzes the impacts of the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”) on class actions in state  and makes predictions on trends and issues in 2009.   A copy of the report is available for public viewing at the firm’s website:


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