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Robert J. Herrington Co-Authors ‘The Class Action Fairness Act: Law and Strategy’

LOS ANGELES – April 26, 2022 – Robert J. Herrington, a shareholder of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, is a co-author of the American Bar Association Litigation Section’s second edition of The Class Action Fairness Act: Law and Strategy.

The second edition provides an updated analysis of the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA)’s provisions, with examinations of statutory language, descriptions of key judicial interpretations, and specific strategy suggestions for practitioners. The book outlines key considerations attendant to current class action practice under CAFA. With chapters contributed by prominent members of the class action bars, the publication provides practical advice for both plaintiff and defense counsel, and a clearer look into the statute, its case law, and helpful strategies.

Herrington, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Class Action Litigation Practice, is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office and focuses his practice on defending consumer products companies in complex, multi-party litigation, including class actions, government enforcement litigation, product defect litigation, and mass torts. He represents companies in a variety of industries, including consumer electronics, apparel and footwear, retail, emerging technologies, video game, telecommunications, advertising and publicity, online retailing, personal care products, home appliances, automotive, and insurance.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Class Action Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s national Class Action Litigation Practice is an integral part of Greenberg Traurig’s 600-plus member global Litigation Practice. The interdisciplinary team, consisting of more than 80 trial-ready attorneys across 27 offices, has been successful in achieving practical, business-oriented results for clients at every phase of the class action litigation process. Recent recognitions include national rankings for “Consumer Class Actions” from Chambers USA; national rankings for “Product Liability & Mass Torts Defense: consumer products” from The Legal 500 United States; and a first-tier national ranking for “Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants” from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In addition, Greenberg Traurig is recognized as a “Litigation Leader in Class Action” in the 2022 BTI Litigation Outlook, published by BTI Consulting Group.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: