R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. Searcy; Phillip Morris USA Inc. v. Boatright


(U.S., filed December 20, 2018): Supporting a petition for cert, arguing that class action defendants have a due process right to a judicial determination of every element of the plaintiff’s claim and that the lower court’s decision invites abusive “issue” class actions that harm American businesses.  Issue classes and broad preclusion rules inevitably lead to litigation abuses and harm consumers and businesses alike.

Court ruled in favor of ATRA's position

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