CVDL is an experienced and sought-after firm when it comes to class actions in Missouri state and federal courts. We have substantial experience on both sides of the “v” in class actions and have a successfully resolved many class actions for our clients. Our experience includes:
- early assessment and cost-effective negotiated solutions at an early stage
- class certification and summary judgment briefing in state and federal trial courts
- fact development and trial preparation
- jury instructions and motions in limine
- first and second chair trial experience
Our attorneys’ depth of experience helps us quickly and cost-effectively zero in on the key issues to help our clients successfully navigate these sometimes complex, high-stakes cases.
On the defense side, our clients have included national and international manufacturers, national retailers, banks, law firms, and other professionals.
On the plaintiff’s side, our clients have included Missouri property owners, consumers, and businesses.
At times, we strategically partner with other firms to put together the best possible legal team for a specific case. We have not infrequently received the compliment of referrals from other lawyers for our professionalism and the quality of our work in this area.
In 2020, Missouri Lawyers Weekly recognized CVDL’s Heidi Doerhoff Vollet as a POWER 30 Commercial and Consumer Litigation Attorney in Missouri, in part for her achievements in class action litigation.
CVDL was recognized for one of the top plaintiff settlements in Missouri, which obtained on behalf of more than 3,700 Missouri landowners who had been the victims of trespass by an electric transmission company and its telecommunications subsidiary that had used private property for commercial telecommunications without proper easements.