Best Lawyers for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs in America

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Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Labor and Employment
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Oakland, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1987
  • Location:
    Santa Ana, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia Harrisonburg, Virginia Newport News, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Consumer Law Qui Tam Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Fort Worth, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Lewiston, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Niskayuna, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Lake Oswego, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Construction Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Aviation Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1999
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky Florence, Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Englewood, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Englewood, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Litigation - ERISA Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Santa Barbara, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance
Lawyer
Bill Carmody was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Bill Carmody

Susman Godfrey L.L.P.
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Securities Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Towson, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Employment Law - Individuals Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Newport Beach, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Woodbridge, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Copyright Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Insurance Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Aviation Law Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Qui Tam Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Dover, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Antitrust Antitrust Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction Litigation - Environmental Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
Victor M. Diaz Jr. was awarded 2021 "Lawyer of the Year" in Foundation.Models.Operations.Elasticsearch.BestLawyers.PracticeArea

Victor M. Diaz Jr.

VM Diaz & Partners LLC
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Miami Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Securities Litigation - Construction Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Texarkana, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Banking and Finance Bet-the-Company Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    New Haven, Connecticut New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Edison, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Coral Gables, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Orinda, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Mobile, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Antitrust Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Civil Rights Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Appellate Practice Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Employment Law - Individuals Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Construction Education Law Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Environmental Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Construction Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Orinda, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1983
  • Location:
    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Criminal Defense: White-Collar Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Civil Rights Law Litigation - ERISA Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Employment Law - Individuals Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Bankruptcy Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Mergers and Acquisitions Law Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Towson, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Coral Gables, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Aviation Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Isle of Palms, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Aiken, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Securities Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Environmental Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:
    Newport News, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Qui Tam Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Dublin, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities Litigation - Antitrust Consumer Protection Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1989
  • Location:
    Burlington, Vermont
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Criminal Defense: White-Collar Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Bet-the-Company Litigation First Amendment Law Criminal Defense: General Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Appellate Practice Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1983
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Admiralty and Maritime Law Appellate Practice Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Newport Beach, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Huntsville, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Admiralty and Maritime Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Admiralty and Maritime Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Construction Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Environmental Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Arbitration Litigation - Trusts and Estates Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Orinda, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Englewood, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Santa Ana, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Insurance Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Railroad Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Coral Gables, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Englewood, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Englewood, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

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Practice Area Definition

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Definition

In a class action, the claims of numerous claimants are grouped together. Class actions are brought pursuant to Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure or a state-law counterpart. To pursue a class action, a group of individuals must demonstrate that they have similar injuries and common legal claims against a defendant, usually a business entity. A class action is pursued by a lead plaintiff, also known as a class representative, on behalf of all persons who were similarly wronged by the defendant. A class representative will work with class counsel and is obligated to always protect the interests of other (absent) class members who have no active role in the litigation. Generally, unless they choose to exclude themselves (opt out), all members of the class are bound by the result in a class action. If there is a recovery, either through a jury verdict or a settlement, individuals who are members of the class will share in the recovery. A class action allows claimants to pool their resources, so claims of hundreds or thousands of similarly situated individuals can be pursued in a cost-effective way. The class action lawsuit is one of the most effective tools consumers have to challenge unfair and deceptive business practices. The relatively small amount of damages involved in most consumer claims makes it difficult, and often impossible, to obtain relief through individual lawsuits.

Mass tort litigation is typically used to describe an area of law in which a large number of people were harmed in the same way, for instance, by a defective product or an airline disaster. If claimants are harmed by a particular product, practice, or event in much the same way, it is common for all such claims to be grouped together for certain phases of the litigation. For instance, if a particular drug, event, or product causes the same type injury, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will determine whether cases should be consolidated and the most logical place to transfer the cases. When an MDL is established, cases will be sent from the court in which they were filed to the transferee court for all pretrial proceedings and discovery. If a case is not settled or dismissed in the transferee court, it will be remanded (sent back) to the transferor court in which it was filed for trial. An MDL helps streamline the handling of mass tort litigation and also ensures that rulings on disputed issues are consistent.

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In a class action, the claims of numerous claimants are grouped together. Class actions are brought pursuant to Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure or a state-law counterpart. To pursue a class action, a group of individuals must demonstrate that they have similar injuries and common legal claims against a defendant, usually a business entity. A class action is pursued by a lead plaintiff, also known as a class representative, on behalf of all persons who were similarly wronged by the defendant. A class representative will work with class counsel and is obligated to always protect the interests of other (absent) class members who have no active role in the litigation. Generally, unless they choose to exclude themselves (opt out), all members of the class are bound by the result in a class action. If there is a recovery, either through a jury verdict or a settlement, individuals who are members of the class will share in the recovery. A class action allows claimants to pool their resources, so claims of hundreds or thousands of similarly situated individuals can be pursued in a cost-effective way. The class action lawsuit is one of the most effective tools consumers have to challenge unfair and deceptive business practices. The relatively small amount of damages involved in most consumer claims makes it difficult, and often impossible, to obtain relief through individual lawsuits.

Mass tort litigation is typically used to describe an area of law in which a large number of people were harmed in the same way, for instance, by a defective product or an airline disaster. If claimants are harmed by a particular product, practice, or event in much the same way, it is common for all such claims to be grouped together for certain phases of the litigation. For instance, if a particular drug, event, or product causes the same type injury, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will determine whether cases should be consolidated and the most logical place to transfer the cases. When an MDL is established, cases will be sent from the court in which they were filed to the transferee court for all pretrial proceedings and discovery. If a case is not settled or dismissed in the transferee court, it will be remanded (sent back) to the transferor court in which it was filed for trial. An MDL helps streamline the handling of mass tort litigation and also ensures that rulings on disputed issues are consistent.