Class Actions

A successful class action can cripple small to mid-sized businesses and severely hamper marketing and growth strategies for businesses of all sizes.  The lawyers at Stephens Friedland LLP employ strategies to limit exposure.  We have successfully resolved of class actions prior to class certification.  In cases that are not resolved prior to the class certification phase, we mount vigorous, targeted defenses.   

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  • Defended high profile chain of health clubs in $20 million class action for alleged health club law violations and conspiracy with personal training provider.
  • Avoided multi-million dollar restitution claim against Fortune 500 retailer by obtaining walk-away of tax related unfair business practices action.
  • Defense of owners of fast-food franchise in wage and hour class action.
  • Defense of prepaid legal plan against class action alleging misrepresentations and ineffective products.
  • Defended several retailers in actions arising from gift card practices.
  • Defended several retailers against claims of false advertising with regard to product claims or pricing.