Class Action Lawsuit Master Class | Brett Gallaway Show 101

by | Jul 18, 2022 | Class Action Lawsuit, Lawyers

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Class Action Lawsuit Master Class | Brett Gallaway Show 101

by Dave Lorenzo

On this episode of the Inside BS Show, Dave Lorenzo interviews Brett Gallaway about class action lawsuits.


00:00 – Class Action Lawsuit Master Class
01:21 – What exactly is a Class Action Lawsuit?
07:43 – Who covers the Legal Fees in a Class Action Lawsuit?
10:08 – When should a Lawyer be aware of his or her limits in a case?
12:12 – What are Brett Firm’s standards for accepting a case?
17:19 – How can a lawyer tell when a case is ready for settlement?
21:03 – A decade case that was finally resolved: Apple Inc. 
28:56 – How a Class Action Settlement works and How a Lawyer convinces everyone to accept a Settlement
35:36 – What else does Brett and his firm McLaughlin and Stern do?
37:44 – What should people ask an attorney before hiring them, and what should they look for if they have a plaintiff’s case?

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Brett Gallaway

Litigator and Class Action Attorney

McLaughlin and Stern

(212) 448-1100


About Brett Gallaway:

Brett R. Gallaway is a partner in the litigation department and Co-Chair of McLaughlin and Stern’s Class Action Practice. Mr. Gallaway specializes in employment and commercial litigation with a concentration on complex and class action lawsuits. He has a detailed working knowledge of federal and state labor laws and has successfully litigated and negotiated hundreds of employment claims including wage and hour issues, employment discrimination and wrongful termination, WARN Act violations and various other labor disputes. In addition to employment litigation, Mr. Gallaway also regularly assists clients with corporate, real estate and transactional matters, and has significant federal and state court trial experience prosecuting and defending commercial lawsuits. Mr. Gallaway also regularly represents clients in all facets of the restaurant and hospitality industry from business organization and structuring to protective strategies and litigation defense.

Mr. Gallaway has been regularly cited in the press and legal publications for his innovative efforts in the practices of employment law and litigation and has been recognized since 2015 in New York’s “Super Lawyers” as a “Rising Star”, which is a competitive selection of the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through independent research.

Mr. Gallaway received his Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude from New York University and his J.D. from Tulane Law School where he was on the Moot Court Board, three national Moot Court Trial Teams and practiced as a student attorney in the Tulane Domestic Violence Law Clinic. Mr. Gallaway is a native of New York City and is a member of the New York County Lawyer’s Association.

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