David B. Esau


Articles:

  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Effective February 18, 2005, the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 ("CAFA") makes significant changes to the rules governing class actions. CAFA creates a new basis for removal of, and federal jurisdiction over, most large class action lawsuits involving parties from different states. It also streamlines settlement options in such class actions.