Munich partner Markus Rieder, Frankfurt of counsel Alexander Horn and Frankfurt associate Annekathrin Schmoll are the authors of "9 Hallmarks Of The New German Class Action Regime" published by Law360 on November 6, 2023.
Article | November 6, 2023
BTI Consulting Group recognized Gibson Dunn as a 2024 Litigation Powerhouse in Class Actions, Complex Commercial Litigation, and Securities and Finance Litigation.
Firm News | November 2, 2023
Our update on class actions provides an overview of key class action-related developments during the third quarter of 2023.
Client Alert | November 1, 2023
Germany has adopted a new type of class action. It still requires qualified consumer protection organizations to bring the action, but those organizations may now seek damages from defendants directly on behalf of the class.
Client Alert | October 17, 2023
The Second Circuit decertified the class in Arkansas Teacher Retirement System v. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., concluding that the Defendants rebutted the presumption of reliance with evidence that the generic alleged misstatements had not impacted the company’s stock price.
Client Alert | August 14, 2023
This update provides an overview of key class action-related cases during the second quarter of 2023.
Client Alert | August 2, 2023
The California Supreme Court held that organizations have standing to sue for violations of California’s Unfair Competition Law if they spent resources fighting the business practice they challenge as unfair.
Client Alert | July 20, 2023
Our lawyers provide an overview of key class action-related developments during the first quarter of 2023.
Client Alert | May 8, 2023
Los Angeles partner Lauren Blas, Palo Alto associate Wesley Sze and Los Angeles associate Mitchell Wellman are the authors of "Ethical Considerations in Settling Class Actions," published by the Daily Journal on May 8, 2o23.
Article | May 8, 2023
Our lawyers discuss successful strategies for deterring and defending against mass arbitrations, as well as recent developments in the law and ethical concerns surrounding this issue.
Webcasts | April 19, 2023
The National Law Journal named Los Angeles partner Christopher Chorba to its inaugural Media & Advertising Law Trailblazer list.
Firm News | April 5, 2023
The Daily Journal recognized three Gibson Dunn wins in its annual feature on the Top Verdicts in California for 2022.
Firm News | February 17, 2023
Our attorneys address key class action-related developments during the fourth quarter of 2022.
Client Alert | January 26, 2023
The Los Angeles Business Journal named Los Angeles partners Bradley Hamburger and Katherine Smith to its “Thriving In Their 40’s: LA’s Leaders of Influence” list.
Firm News | December 19, 2022
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has elected 37 lawyers to its partnership, effective January 1, 2023.
Press Releases | November 15, 2022
Gibson Dunn lawyers provide an update on significant recent class action developments.
Client Alert | October 31, 2022
This client alert discusses a wave of class action legislation that will likely be seen towards the end of 2022. Many member states of the European Union will have to either devise new class action regimes or amend their existing provisions on collective redress.
Client Alert | August 23, 2022
This update provides an overview of key class action-related developments during the second quarter of 2022 (April through June).
Client Alert | July 28, 2022
On June 15, 2022, the Supreme Court held that individual claims arising under California’s Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act can be compelled to arbitration.
Client Alert | June 15, 2022
On June 6, 2022, the Supreme Court held that a ramp agent supervisor whose work frequently requires her to move baggage and other cargo on and off airplanes is a transportation worker exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act’s provisions requiring enforcement of arbitration agreements.
Client Alert | June 6, 2022
Today, the Supreme Court held 9-0 that prejudice is not required to show that a party waived the right to arbitrate.
Client Alert | May 23, 2022
In this recorded webcast, Gibson Dunn lawyers and an accounting expert examine purchase price adjustments in detail. The webcast includes discussions of the following: - A review of the issues that arise in negotiating purchase price adjustment provisions, and drafting tips for corporate counsel - A discussion of the common sources of post-closing adjustment disputes, and accountants’ views on how these disputes may be resolved - A litigator’s views on litigating purchase price adjustment disputes
Webcasts | May 10, 2022
This update provides an overview of key class-action-related developments during the first quarter of 2022 (January through March).
Client Alert | April 28, 2022
Los Angeles partner Michael Holecek and Washington, D.C. associates Andrew Kilberg and Logan Billman are the authors of "The FTC’s Foray Into Worker Classification Is Misguided and Unlawful" published by The National Law Journal on April 12, 2022.
Article | April 14, 2022
On April 8, 2022, the Ninth Circuit released a significant en banc opinion in Olean Wholesale Grocery v. Bumble Bee Foods, — F.4th —, 2022 WL 1053459 (9th Cir. Apr. 8, 2022) (en banc), that addresses numerous key class certification issues, including the evidentiary burden for a plaintiff seeking class certification, the assessment of expert testimony at the class certification stage, and the interplay between Rule 23 and injury and Article III standing.
Client Alert | April 11, 2022
On March 31, 2022, the Supreme Court held 8-1 that federal jurisdiction to confirm or vacate an arbitral award under Sections 9 and 10 of the Federal Arbitration Act must exist independent of the underlying controversy - that is, courts cannot “look through” to the underlying dispute to establish federal subject-matter jurisdiction.
Client Alert | March 31, 2022
This year’s Annual ERISA Litigation Update summarizes key legal opinions and developments to assist plan sponsors and administrators navigating the rapidly changing ERISA litigation landscape.
Client Alert | February 22, 2022
The Daily Journal recognized three Gibson Dunn wins in its annual feature on the Top Verdicts in California for 2021.
Firm News | February 11, 2022
In what one Member of Congress described as “the most significant labor legislation of this century,” Congress just passed a bill that would allow employees to avoid enforcement of any pre-dispute agreements that require employees to arbitrate sexual assault or harassment claims, which President Biden seems prepared to sign into law.
Client Alert | February 11, 2022
This update provides an overview and summary of key class action developments during the fourth quarter of 2021 (October through December).
Client Alert | January 27, 2022
Law360 named Gibson Dunn a Firm of the Year for 2021 in its January 17, 2022 article "The Firms That Dominated in 2021,” featuring nine firms that received the most Practice Group of the Year awards.
Firm News | January 19, 2022
Class actions have gradually taken root outside the US in recent years. We highlight common pitfalls and early advocacy problems that defendants typically face in these new regimes and provide an overview in which direction international class actions will develop in the years to come.
Webcasts | January 13, 2022
The webcast provides analysis of the significant and high-profile cases before the Supreme Court this Term, including those affecting the business community.
Webcasts | January 13, 2022
This update provides an overview of key class action developments during the third quarter of 2021.
Client Alert | November 2, 2021
Law360 named six Gibson Dunn partners among its 2021 MVPs. The Law360 MVP Awards feature lawyers who have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.” The list was published on August 30, 2021.
Firm News | September 8, 2021
Gibson Dunn lawyers examine key class action developments during the second quarter of 2021, particularly court decisions surrounding Article III standing.
Client Alert | August 23, 2021
The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partner Bradley Hamburger among California’s top 40 lawyers under age 40. The profile was published on July 28, 2021.
Firm News | July 28, 2021
Today, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that every member of a class certified under Rule 23 must establish Article III standing in order to be awarded individual damages.
Client Alert | June 25, 2021
Los Angeles partner Bradley Hamburger and associate Jeremy Smith are the authors of "A modest proposal: Amend FRAP to permit reply briefs in support of petitions for permission to appeal" [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on May 26, 2021.
Article | June 7, 2021
Mass arbitrations can create significant cost and risk for a company. Being proactive and drafting an arbitration agreement with an eye toward mass arbitration can help reduce that cost and risk.
Client Alert | May 24, 2021
Los Angeles partner Theane Evangelis is the author of "Don't turn classrooms into courtrooms and retraumatize victims," [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on April 28, 2021.
Publications | May 4, 2021
Gibson Dunn lawyers provides an overview and summary of key class action developments during the first quarter of 2021.
Client Alert | April 28, 2021
Gibson Dunn's year-end 2020 report provides an update on the application of Article III in class and other complex litigation.
Client Alert | January 22, 2021
This update provides an overview and summary of key class action developments during the third quarter of 2020 (July through September).
Client Alert | November 10, 2020
The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partner Theane Evangelis and Palo Alto partner Carrie LeRoy to its 2020 list of Top Women Lawyers. The profiles were published on November 4, 2020.
Firm News | November 5, 2020
Dallas associate Bennett Rawicki is the author of "Numerosity Analysis Fix Can Improve Class Cert. Decisions," [PDF] published by Law360 on July 28, 2020.
Publications | July 28, 2020
This update provides an overview and summary of key class action developments during the second quarter of 2020 (April through June).
Client Alert | July 24, 2020
Best Lawyers in Germany 2021 has recognized 19 Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas. Frankfurt attorneys recognized include: Alexander Klein – Banking and Finance Law; Jens-Olrik Murach – Competition/Antitrust Law, and Litigation; Dirk Oberbracht – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Private Equity Law; Wilhelm Reinhardt – Corporate Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Sebastian Schoon – Banking and Finance Law; and Finn Zeidler – Arbitration and Mediation, Criminal Defense, and Litigation.
Firm News | June 26, 2020
Los Angeles partner Bradley Hamburger, Los Angeles associate Lauren Blas and Washington, D.C. associate Kelley Pettus are the authors of "9th Circ. Unequal Class Cert.
Publications | June 23, 2020
On June 1, 2020, the Supreme Court held 5-4 that participants in defined-benefit pension plans lack Article III standing to sue under ERISA for alleged breach of fiduciary duties because, whether or not they prevail in the action, they will receive the same payments for the rest of their lives.
Client Alert | June 1, 2020