Banning Stacked Class Actions May Lead to More

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– Law.com Critical Mass

Manatt’s Christine Reilly, chair of the firm’s TCPA compliance and class action defense practice, was interviewed by Law.com Critical Mass for an article on class action stacking.

The article examined the implications of the Supreme Court’s China Agritech v. Resh ruling that bars plaintiff lawyers from filing securities class actions past the statute of limitations.

“An argument was raised in that case that it could lead to more class action complaints being filed. What they mean by that is if you know you cannot keep bringing these cases once the statute of limitations expires, there may be a motivation or incentive for plaintiff lawyers to get their case in before the statute of limitations expires. Whether that is actually going to happen is a second question,” said Reilly.

Read the article here