Consumer fraud class actions over products such as home goods, beauty products and cosmetics, construction products and electronics are on the rise. Sidley lawyers help our clients in these industries and others navigate the consumer fraud class action risks associated with the development, labeling, marketing, advertising, sale and recall of these products.
Whether in multi-district litigation, class action proceedings, Lanham Act cases, government inquiries or in response to pre-suit demand letters, we work with our clients to craft and implement effective and efficient strategies that both mitigate risks and, if litigation is filed or regulatory action initiated, provide creative defenses to class certification and on the merits. When appropriate, we consult with our colleagues who previously held posts with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other government agencies.
Members of our team have been recognized as leading practitioners in numerous industry publications and legal directories, including Chambers USA, The Legal 500 US, Who’s Who Legal, Benchmark Litigation and The Best Lawyers in America. In 2018, the team received a Tier 1 ranking in Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products from The Legal 500 US. According to client feedback in the 2017 edition of the publication, “[t]he ‘knowledgeable’ group at Sidley has notable experience handling high-value class actions for clients in the food and beverage, sports and cosmetics industries, among others.”