In this interview, Paul Karlsgodt, Chair of Baker Hostetler’s Class Action Practice Group, discusses the benefits of working with Risk Settlements and the value of settlement risk transfer solutions.
Tell us about your practice and your department.
I lead a nationwide practice of approximately 30 litigators who specialize in consumer class action defense.
How frequently do you handle class action cases?
95% of my practice is dedicated to defending class actions. I lead between one and two dozen active class actions pending at any given time.
These days, most of my work is in the area of data security and privacy, but I also handle class actions involving consumer insurance coverage, pricing, and miscellaneous alleged violations of consumer protection laws.
Have you had any recent noteworthy victories?
My most noteworthy recent victories have been in the area of data security class actions. In particular, we have been successful in getting an... Continue reading