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May 12

“Non-GMO”: The Food Labeling Class Action Train Is NOT Running Out of Steam

This week, I shared perspectives on non-GMO labeling with respect to two topics that should be driving the discussion among those at the board room table and those serving as the company’s counsel: (1) what measures should food manufacturers contemplate to minimize risk exposure as… Read More

Apr 19

Still Standing: Data Breach Class Action Against P.F. Chang’s Revived on Appeal

This guest post was authored by our colleague Stephen A. Grossman, a partner and chair of Montgomery McCracken’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice, and co-chair of its E-Discovery practice. He can be reached at sgrossman@mmwr.com or 856-488-7767. We have previously written here and here on… Read More

Mar 02

Food Labeling Litigation in 2016: The Sun Never Sets

This past September, I blogged about the brewing battle over Vermont’s controversial GMO labeling law (“Act 120”), which was approved May 8, 2014 and is scheduled to take effect July 1, 2016. Since then, not only has the Vermont GE controversy taken on national and constitutional… Read More

Nov 19

The Future of Food: What’s On The Menu for 2016 & Beyond

Last month, I had the good fortune to participate in the inaugural FoodVision USA, three days of roundtable discussions, engaging presentations and interactive programs in Chicago, IL among the food industry’s movers and shakers. The conversations, debates and seminars challenged how we think today about… Read More

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Apr 01

Class-Wide Unjust Enrichment Claims Doomed by Variation in State Law and Need for Individual Inquiries

This guest post was authored by our colleague Jennifer E. Canfield, an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department and a member of its Class Action Defense practice group. Her practice focuses on defense of consumer class actions, commercial litigation and appellate litigation. She can be… Read More

Mar 20

When Does a Hack Become a Compensable Harm in Federal Court?

This guest post was co-authored by Montgomery McCracken partner Michael B. Hayes and associate David F. Herman, both of the firm’s Litigation Department. Michael can be reached at 215.772.7211 or at mhayes@mmwr.com. David can be reached at 215.772.7614 or at dherman@mmwr.com. No business wants to… Read More

Feb 26

Reminder: TCPA Webinar: Today, 12 – 1 p.m. (EST) — Sign Up Now

Just a reminder that there’s still time to register for today’s webinar, “Telephone Consumer Protection Act Update: The Year in Review and Trends for 2015.” As many of you are likely aware, the TCPA restricts telephone solicitations (i.e., telemarketing) and the use of automated telephone… Read More

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Feb 11

Will the Seventh Circuit Weigh in on Ascertainability in TCPA Cases?

This guest post was authored by our colleague Jennifer E. Canfield, an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department and a member of its Class Action Defense practice group. Her practice focuses on defense of consumer class actions, commercial litigation and appellate litigation. She can be… Read More

Aug 22

France and Belgium Adopt Class Actions Spring 2014

This guest post was authored by our colleagues Christopher Scott D’Angelo and Jennifer E. Canfield. Christopher is a partner and chair of Montgomery McCracken’s international practice and co-chair of the products liability & risk management practice. His practice emphasizes litigation and preventive counseling in the… Read More

Dec 04

Fifth Circuit Reverses NLRB re: Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements

This guest post was authored by our colleague Daniel P. O’Meara, partner and chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment practice. Dan’s twenty-five years of experience include employment litigation, labor relations and preventive human resource practices. He can be reached at domeara@mmwr.com or 610.889.2215. The… Read More

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