Video Transcript: Do Class Actions Require Special Attorneys?
Class actions do require specialized attorneys. Class actions typically involve cases where the stakes are very high. And as a result, the companies that are sued, called defendants, typically hire some of the best attorneys in the country. Also, the judges look at those cases a little different than the run of the mill lawsuit. Because the stakes are so high, the judges demand a higher caliber work product. And so in a class action lawsuit, you typically have some of the best lawyers that specialize in that field. And if you are in a class action or have a case that can be certified as a class action, you’re going to need a specialized attorney who regularly handles and wins those cases.