Media Mentions

Gerald Maatman Quoted in the Chicago Tribune
"Wal-Mart ruling that quashed many class actions helps bolster Merrill Lynch broker's case"

04/16/2012

Seyfarth Shaw Labor & Employment partner Gerald Maatman was quoted in a recent Chicago Tribune article on April 15 looking at the post-Dukes vs. Walmart future of class action lawsuits.

The article notes that while, according to Seyfarth's Class Action Litigation Report, Dukes vs. Walmart has been cited 260 times in less than a year, there is a recent case where the plaintiff is citing the case in support of their efforts to bring a class action.

"The reports of class actions being dead were highly exaggerated," Jerry said.

The full article can be read here: www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-0415-class-action-20120415,0,4710505.story