Glenn Williams Discusses Impact of Recent Decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes on Class Action Lawsuits

October 4, 2012

In the October 4, 2012 article in Law 360, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader partner Glenn Williams discusses the impact a recent decision in the Wal-Mart v. Dukes case will have on class action lawsuits moving forward.

Law360, New York (October 03, 2012, 8:29 PM ET) -- With female Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees launching a third high-profile regional discrimination suit Tuesday on the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court's decertification of a massive nationwide class, attorneys say national employers should be prepared for an increase in similar coordinated regional class actions.

The Supreme Court's June 2011 Wal-Mart v. Dukes ruling nixed the certification of a class of 1.5 million female employees, but the plaintiffs quickly amended their original suit accusing the retail giant of sex discrimination to include only women in Wal-Mart's California...

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