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In this Article, Severson partners Rebecca Saelao and Scott Hyman discuss the effect of a class action plaintiff’s dismissal of claims or damages at the instruction of class counsel in order to conform their individual claim to the claims of the putative class and, purportedly, to better their chances for class certification. 2017 Claim Trimming Article Read More

Some design-professionals regularly secure limitations of liability to their own great benefit as well as that of their insurers. Some despair that it is impossible and almost never try to establish any limits or boundaries. The very good news is that limitations of liability are real and valuable. More importantly, there are many roads to limiting liability beyond a generic… Read More

On paper, professional ethics seem simple – just do the right thing. But in the real world ethics can become very complicated for design and construction professionals competing for business and serving competing clients. Frequently, the "conscience clauses" of many new contracts only compound the challenges. Join David Ericksen on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 1:30 pm Eastern time as… Read More

On November 3, 2017, Scott Hyman participated on a panel with a number of other distinguished lawyers from industry and the consumer bar about current class action and regulatory developments in Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation. Mr. Hyman is a member of the Governing Committee for the Conference on Consumer Finance Law, and the TCPA panel is part of the… Read More

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