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Practice Area ; Class Action Preservation

Duran v. U.S. Bank

In this class action resulting in a $15 million judgment for banking officers who claimed they were misclassified as exempt employees, Public Justice joined in an amici brief to the California Supreme Court arguing that defendants do not have a due process right to litigate…

Braun v. Wal-Mart

In this class action resulting in a $188 million judgment against Wal-Mart for failure to pay employees for rest breaks and off-the-clock work, Public Justice joined in an amici brief to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court authored by the Impact Fund and rebutting Wal-Mart’s claim that…

Knox v. First Southern Cash Advance

The underlying lawsuit in this case was first filed in North Carolina state court and was one of five class actions brought by Public Justice against payday lenders that operated in North Carolina after the North Carolina legislation authorizing payday lending expired. The defendants in…

Chen-Oster v. Goldman Sachs

This is a putative class action in which the plaintiffs alleged that their employer, Goldman Sachs, engaged in a pattern of gender discrimination against its female professional employees in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. A July 2011 order from the New…

Comcast v. Behrend

This case involves an antitrust action alleging that Comcast’s acquisitions and “swap agreements” with competing cable providers were anti-competitive and led to monopolization by Comcast of the Philadelphia market. Comcast was selling off cable systems in other areas, and purchasing more in the Philadelphia market,…