MG+M takes an aggressive approach to protecting clients against the dangers of class action litigation. We understand the risk class actions pose to your reputation, operations, and bottom line, and we tirelessly pursue the result that will allow your business to move forward.
A track record of success
Employing both substantive and legal defenses, our attorneys have successfully resolved high-profile cases involving health care, consumer fraud, unfair business practices, breach of warranty, and food and beverage labeling, among others. Whether by defeating class certification, winning dispositive motions, or pursuing discovery strategies that reveal weaknesses in the plaintiff’s case, we seek cost-effective, business-focused solutions.
MG+M has extensive class action litigation experience defending small, mid-size and large corporations, including Nike, Cole Haan, Zipcar, Sodexo, Marriott, and U.S. Tobacco. The types of class action cases have varied, including federal and state statutes, such as the Sherman Act, Clayton Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (“FACTA”), and various state consumer protection statutes.
National resources that meet your needs
Our national footprint lets us quickly assemble teams to handle discovery and court appearances anywhere in the United States. We draw on the full resources of the firm to assign attorneys with the right experience for each case.
Assisted a food manufacturer to develop a plan for navigating food labeling requirements, reducing the client’s risk of misrepresentation and false labeling claims.
Defeated class certification in potential multi-million dollar health care consumer fraud action, then resolved for exceptionally favorable value during the appeal.
Obtained multiple dismissals on behalf of a national health information management company in consumer protection litigation related to the amount that client could charge for production of health records.
Successfully defended a leading international streaming service in a class action matter brought under the Consumer Choice in Television Act in state trial and appellate court. The initial case was dismissed outright, and the appellate court affirmed the dismissal with prejudice. This result is expected to impact similar litigation in other jurisdictions.