Class Actions Brief is your source for analysis of class action developments in federal and state judicial systems nationwide. Our attorneys use their experience representing clients both in and against class actions to provide fresh takes and commentary on what is happening in our courts today.
Many of the largest companies in the Carolinas have entrusted their class action defense to Robinson Bradshaw, including Wells Fargo (formerly First Union and Wachovia), Duke Energy, National Gypsum, SPX Corporation, Family Dollar, CommScope, BB&T, Cone Mills, World Acceptance and aaiPharma. The subject matter has included federal and state securities claims, ERISA, employment discrimination, claimed wage and hour violations, claims for breach of fiduciary duty, consumer finance claims, antitrust, Truth-in-Lending and many others.
Robinson Bradshaw and its litigation attorneys are recognized as leaders in the field by Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA®, Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® and Super Lawyers®. The firm was the first in the nation to receive the American Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Award for its work as lead counsel in Hyatt v. Shalala, a class action lawsuit challenging the termination and denial of Social Security benefits to thousands of disabled North Carolinians.