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Class Action Law

Berliner Cohen has a proven track record of strategically defending against class certification, dismissing class claims, narrowing claims, and negotiating early settlements without incurring years of litigation fees. Many lawyers can handle a single Plaintiff action, but few understand the nuances of a class action defense.

Our seasoned litigators represent organizations in a variety of industries throughout California. At trial, our litigators develop solid defense strategies and have successfully defeated class certification, narrowed class claims and defeated PAGA claims.

Class Action Law

Strong relationships with counsel throughout Northern California, experts skilled in diverse subject matters in a variety of industries and attorneys who care about the client’s business, not just the case at hand, enable Berliner Cohen to provide top notch legal services.

Berliner Cohen’s Successful Strategies:

  • Defeated class certification and obtained defense verdict on PAGA claims after full trial.
  • Successfully disqualified class counsel from serving as class counsel in related actions.
  • Successfully picked off class members before certification reducing client exposure.
  • Successfully mediated numerous cases in which Plaintiffs’ counsel sought millions of dollars, and settled for far less than their demands through effective discovery.