Class Actions: New Field, Same Game?

Some plaintiffs lawyers appear less worried about the impact of the Class Action Fairness Act on their practices than might be expected. Even Stephen Tillery -- name partner in the firm that won a $10 billion verdict against Philip Morris USA Inc. and perhaps the most famous class action lawyer in the most famous pro-plaintiff jurisdiction -- says his firm will simply switch to federal court. And another attorney says there might be some surprises in store for businesses that pushed for the law.

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