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Category: Class Action

Carl Schaerf and Tracy Weinstein Publish “New Strategies for Winning Dismissal of a Failure to Warn Claim”

On May 7, 2018 by Schnader in Antitrust

A recent decision granting summary judgment for the defendant presents a compelling model for successfully defeating a failure to warn claim. Wu Jiang v. Ridge Tool Company, et. al, decided by the Honorable Rosalynn R. Mauskopf of the Eastern District of New York on March 27, 2018, is significant because it […]

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Jonathan Skowron and Stephanie Short Featured in Article in Lawyers Journal about CLE Program

On April 20, 2018 by Schnader in Aviation

Jonathan B. Skowron  and Stephanie A. Short are featured in an article in The Lawyers Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association, discussing issues related to an ACBA CLE program, “Practicing Green – So You Want a Paperless Office? Ethical Considerations and Practical Tips.” Skowron and Short will speak at the CLE […]

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2nd Circuit Reinforces Standard of Proof to Rebut Class Certification

On January 30, 2018 by Schnader in Class Action

When a plaintiff in a securities fraud class action seeks to support a motion for class certification using a presumption of reliance where the stock trades in an efficient market, what burden does a defendant have to rebut the presumption to defeat class certification? That is, does the defendant bear […]

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Schnader a Tier One Firm in 2018 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

On November 1, 2017 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Schnader has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in the eighth edition of the “Best Law Firms” rankings as a tier one law firm in several practice areas and highly regarded in many others. The complete list of Schnader’s rankings is as follows:  National Appellate Practice (Tier 1) […]

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