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 David can be reached at 215.772.7614 or at No business wants to… Read More

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

Dec 15

Is Your Industry Ripe for Noncompliance Under the Fair Labor Standards Act?

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor found that Marcellus Shale oil and gas contractors violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which resulted in the contractors agreeing to pay nearly $4.5 million in back wages to approximately 5,000 employees. According to the Labor Department, most… Read More


FLSA, Guest Post
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

Jun 17

Another Post-Clapper Data Privacy Breach Case Dismissed for Lack of Standing

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Clapper v. Amnesty International USA, 133 S. Ct. 1138 (2013), continues to be relied on by federal courts to hold that “mere loss of data” or “increased risk of identity theft” in a data breach case does not constitute… Read More