Why Build a Class Actions and Whistleblowers Practice?: “I wanted to pursue social justice, and I also wanted to make a decent living. My practice allows me some of both.” The New Normal: “I conducted a final class settlement fairness hearing via Zoom in federal court in Austin, TX. It was for a $52 million settlement fund for a class of 750,000 Farmers auto insurance policyholders who alleged premium discrimination. The court approved the settlement via Zoom and entered its final judgment the same day.” Favorite Sheltering-in-Place Pastime: Bike rides to Austin’s many microbreweries for to-go growlers. Last Show Binge-Watched: The Great.
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By Sean Doolittle ’24