A settlement has been preliminarily approved in Oregon class action litigation where pick-up and delivery drivers alleged that FedEx Ground misclassified the drivers as independent contractors rather than as employees for purposes of Oregon’s wage laws. FedEx Ground denies the allegations.
On April 4, 2016, Stoll Berne received permission from the U.S. District Court (Oregon) to file a class action lawsuit on behalf of Aequitas investors against two accounting firms and two law firms for violations of the Oregon Securities Law.
Stoll Berne is proud to announce that the firm has been recognized in 2016 by Chambers USA as being in Band 1 - Litigation: General Commercial (Oregon) - the highest accolade.
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Stafford sponsored a CLE webinar entitled "Cross-Examining Experts in Class Actions: Attacking Methodology, Conclusions and Reports to Obtain or Defeat Certification" on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. More...
On February 4, 2016 Jennifer Wagner spoke at the Women in the Law in a Lecture titled, “Having it all?” a discussion of the challenges attorneys face in balancing their careers and their family and personal lives in today’s work environment.
On December 18, 2015, after several years of vigorous litigation and lengthy negotiations, the parties In re JPMorgan Chase & Co. Securities Litigation reached an agreement to resolve all claims in this securities class action in exchange for a payment of $150 million. More...