Practice Areas

Class Actions

"An enviable reputation for defending high-profile
class actions and product liability cases."
–The Legal 500 US

Seven Certified Class Action Trials. Scores of Happy Clients. Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell's class action defense group has handled hundreds of class actions in state and federal courts across the United States. WTO lawyers have won motions to dismiss and defeated certification in dozens of cases and, after being brought in to redirect cases gone astray, have successfully decertified classes on multiple occasions. WTO attorneys have defended class action litigation in 33 states.

Representative class action clients include Allstate, AT&T, BP, CenturyLink, Electrolux, Farmers, Ford, Michelin, Toyota, and Whirlpool. As the diversity of our clients suggests, we have extensive experience handling complex class actions involving a wide variety of substantive areas of law, including healthcare, consumer fraud, insurance, product liability, traumatic brain injury, employment, energy and natural resources, securities, antitrust, and telecommunications.