A class action lawsuit presents unique challenges to a business, and our lawyers have experience navigating clients through these complex, high-stakes cases. Burr & Forman's Class Action Practice Group has litigated class action matters for clients in the following industries:

  • Automobile
  • Banking
  • Chemical
  • Construction
  • Consumer finance
  • Electric utility
  • Health care
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-profit
  • Payment processing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Professional services
  • Real estate
  • Recycling
  • Retail
  • Waste disposal

Our Class Action team has handled numerous class actions in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration.

We have litigated substantive class action claims with the following issues:

  • Antitrust
  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of implied warranty
  • Breach of warranty
  • Consumer fraud
  • Conversion
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Employment
  • Negligence
  • Nuisance
  • Products liability
  • Tax exempt financing
  • Trespass
  • Unfair and deceptive trade practices
  • Wage & Hour / Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Burr's Class Action team includes attorneys who have achieved pre-certification dismissal of class action lawsuits, have prevailed on the issue of class certification in numerous other class action cases, and have favorably resolved class actions both pre and post-certification.

Our Labor & Employment team also has extensive experience defending and resolving class, collective, and multi-party claims on behalf of employers. Our attorneys are familiar with the latest case law and other developments in class litigation, including the Class Action Fairness Act, class arbitration, and class action waivers. We approach and evaluate each case individually, and then formulate innovative and creative strategies tailored to client-specific needs and goals. In addition, Burr's Class Action team has been retained as private outside counsel to work with insurance defense counsel to protect the clients' interests in class litigation.



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