Slate Article on Mandatory Arbitration Sets the Record Straight

Mark Joseph Stern at Slate has written an article on explains in a way that many laypeople can understand, why class actions are important and valuable. He also does a great job explaining how the Court’s jurisprudence around forced arbitration has been harmful to workers, consumers and others in wiping out important class actions. To read the article, “The Decade Class Actions Were Gutted,” click here.


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Steve Larson
An experienced trial lawyer who handles both hourly and contingent fee cases, Steve has expertise in class actions, antitrust litigation, securities litigation, corporate disputes, intellectual property disputes, unfair competition claims, and disputes involving family wealth. Steve regularly represents individuals and businesses in federal and state court and has obtained class-wide recovery in multiple class actions. A veteran practitioner, Steve's clients value his creative approach to resolving complex litigation matters.

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