Marjorie A. Farris has practiced with the firm since graduating from law school in 1995 and has been a Member of the firm since 2003. Ms. Farris is an experienced trial lawyer who has handled a wide variety of litigation ranging from products liability, insurance bad faith, ERISA, complex business litigation, and class actions. She has actively defended more than 75 class actions nationwide.
She is co-chair of the firm's Class Action and Multi-District Litigation Group and has actively defended more than 50 class actions nationwide. Ms. Farris was Managing Member of the Louisville office (2013-16), is a member of the firm's Management Committee (2016, 2008-11) and is Management Member of the Recruiting Committee (2016; co-chair, 2005-07)).
Class Action Summary Judgment — Obtained summary judgment for defendant in putative class action asserting multiple claims arising from alleged data breach
Nationwide Class Certification — Primary drafter of brief and participated in oral argument in defeating motion for nationwide class certification in Washington state
Complex Business Litigation — Successfully defended a complex business litigation case involving dispute over sale of a business seeking millions of dollars in compensatory and punitive damages
Breach of Contract claim — Successfully defended breach of contract claim and pursued counterclaim for contract damages in dispute between two business entities for component parts