Class Action and Mass Action
Since the firm’s founding in 2009, McDowell Hetherington has quickly established a reputation as one of the preeminent trial firms for high-stakes class and mass action litigation. Our attorneys have litigated class actions and mass actions in numerous state and federal jurisdictions nationwide.
These cases include complex cases involving investments, power production, retail energy sales, life and health insurance benefits, cost of insurance (COI) increases, and claims arising under of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, and numerous states’ unfair trade practices statutes. McDowell Hetherington attorneys also have considerable experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in securities and shareholder derivative class actions involving publicly traded companies.
We have extensive knowledge of the procedures and litigation dynamics unique to class and mass actions, as well as expertise in the underlying substantive areas of the law. McDowell Hetherington attorneys have a strong track record of winning cases on early motions to dismiss, on summary judgment, at trial, and on appeal. And, when business considerations justify a settlement, we have negotiated complex class action settlements that favorably manage our clients’ risk and business objectives.