Carroll, Burdick & McDonough is active in the national coordination and litigation of class actions and other complex claims all over the country, including defective products, wage and hour, toxic tort, alien torts claims act, financial services, products liability, statutory disclosure, and other matters. CBM attorneys have extensive experience in defending both individual and class action claims brought under a wide variety of consumer protection laws — statutes such as California’s Unfair Competition Law, the Consumer Legal Remedies Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act, state and federal warranty statutes such as California’s Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act and its federal counterpart, the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, as well as various deceptive trade practice statutes and state and federal lending and debt collection laws. CBM is often extensively involved in the coordination of class action litigation, overseeing activities and strategies between numerous pending proceedings in multiple fora. CBM takes an aggressive but creative approach to litigating class actions, moving early in the case to dismiss individual claims and strike class allegations. CBM has successfully employed such approaches, getting claims dismissed or substantially narrowed thereby helping its clients avoid costly and burdensome discovery and other litigation costs attendant to class actions.