In the News Today - May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018

Details, Criticism Of How Class Action Attorneys Charged $75M Filed Under Seal: A special master tasked with investigating potentially inflated hourly rates from plaintiffs’ lawyers in a $300 million securities class action case filed his report under seal yesterday. A 2016 Boston Globe Spotlight investigation revealed that several lawyers were reported as working for multiple firms in the case and some plaintiffs’ attorneys billed as much as 14 times their regular rate. (Forbes/Legal Newsline)

TCPA Trends: Impact On Future Litigation And Compliance: Attorneys from Robins Kaplan LLP lay out the future of Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation and compliance based on a number of recent cases. (Law360)