Class Actions
Caplin & Drysdale
Class Actions

Our experience allows us to quickly focus on the most important issues in the litigation, efficiently gather the evidence and information our clients will need to win the case, and obtain favorable results for our clients through settlement, summary judgment, or trial. 

Representative Engagements

  1. An executive in a prominent communications company was sued in an individual capacity in a nationwide class action alleging consumer fraud and retained the firm to defend him.

    Result: After successful motions to dismiss undercut key claims against the client, the case was settled before class certification.

  2. Caplin & Drysdale represented investors in a federal class action involving alleged violations of Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the regulations promulgated thereunder.

    Result: After successfully opposing a motion to dismiss, the case was favorably settled.

  3. Following the collapse of a bank holding company and its lead banking subsidiary, Caplin & Drysdale was retained to represent the principal executive officers and directors of the company in a combined class action securities fraud and derivative suit seeking damages in excess of $100 million.

    Result: Following denial of class certification and during the pendency of defense motions for summary judgment, the case was settled for a small fraction of the damages initially sought.
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