Class Actions

Mortenson Taggart Adams LLP’s attorneys have represented clients in a vast array of securities consumer, and employment litigation class lawsuits. Our attorneys have defended OEMs, accounting firms, companies and individuals in class action lawsuits. We have successfully secured the dismissal of class action claims at the pleading stage and defeating class certification.

Our consumer class action experience includes defending a variety of manufacturers against claims involving state consumer protection statutes (such as California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL) and Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), fraud, and breach of warranty. We have also represented franchisor and manufacturer clients against wage and hour and Private Attorney General Act claims by both exempt and non-exempt employees.

We have successfully represented companies, accounting firms, underwriters and individuals in high-profile securities class action lawsuits involving claims under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA), the Securities Act and Securities and Exchange Act. We also have experience in representing clients in derivative class actions and actions arising out of mergers and acquisitions.

Our attorneys have defended clients on issues and claims involving accounting fraud, Chinese reverse mergers, auction rate securities, mortgage fraud, and structure investment vehicles.