In this Article, Severson & Werson 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.   A copy of the Article can be found at: 

R.S. Saelao & S.J. Hyman, “The Effect of Claim Trimming on Class Certification in TCPA Cases” 71 Conf. on Cons. Fin. L. Q. 83 (Winter 2017)