Twelve Amici Join Mayer Brown in Seeking Supreme Court Review of Front-Loading Washer Cases

By | Class Defense Blog | November 12, 2013

As I have previously blogged, my colleagues and I have filed certiorari petitions in two significant cases affecting class-action litigation, Sears Roebuck & Co. v. Butler (pdf) and Whirlpool Corp. v. Glazer (pdf). The petitions challenge decisions that bless broad class actions on behalf of largely uninjured purchasers of front-loading washing machines whose product-defect claims depend on the particular model purchased, the purchaser’s use and care of the machine, and numerous other purchaser-specific determinations.

Class Actions and the Supreme Court: Exploring This Term’s Biggest Cases with Mayer Brown’s Archis Parasharami

By | LXBN | November 12, 2013

On the LexBlog Network, the class action cases appearing before the Supreme Court are always the ones garnering the most attention—the reason being that many of the lawyers writing on these cases are the ones working them. One such example is today’s guest on LXBN TV: Archis Parasharami of Mayer Brown and the firm’s blog, Class Defense