Two of my recent columns in Litigation— “Five Traits of the Best Lawyers I Know” (Fall 2013) and “Fourteen Tips to Make You a Better Litigator” (Spring 2014)— invited Section members to share your own practical tips for...more
This continues our series of blog posts on trial preparation and presentation as related to class actions.
Preparing to try a class action case, in general, encompasses all of the issues and concerns inherent in trying...more
A recent opinion by the Seventh Circuit holds that the standard for certifying a collective action under the FLSA is the same as the standard applied to a class action under Rule 23....more
On February 4, 2013 in Espenscheid v. DirectSat USA, LLC , a Seventh Circuit panel unanimously affirmed a Wisconsin District Court judge's decision to decertify a large off-the-clock overtime class action. Judge Richard...more
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