Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation Practice


Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP has been a leader in the bar throughout its 140-year history.  We continue that tradition today with a reputation for legal excellence in numerous practice areas, including complex class action and multidistrict litigation representations in federal and state courts throughout the United States.  As one of the largest firms in New Jersey, Riker Danzig has the ability to bring together a deep bench and superb team of professionals from several key practice groups to all of its cases.  

Professional Experience and Capabilities

Riker Danzig has a long and successful history of representing a broad variety of clients in complex class action and multidistrict litigation in federal and state courts, including numerous cases involving allegations of consumer fraud and product defects, as well as cases in the insurance, banking and securities, and employment contexts.  We serve as primary or New Jersey counsel for major drug, electronic, chemical and tobacco manufacturers, defending wrongful death and personal injury claims in both individual and “mass tort” settings.  We also represent foreign manufacturers in class actions brought before U.S. courts, and have successfully argued class certification issues in several federal and state courts.   

Our areas of expertise include:

Representative Cases:


 Banking and Securities

 Consumer Fraud

 Employee Benefits


Labor & Employment

 Medical Devices & Pharmaceuticals

Product Liability

 Title Insurance

 Toxic Torts