Going where many large law firms fear to tread, Matthew Righetti and other attorneys at small plaintiffs firms are pursuing class actions over electronic privacy breaches. Because the cases rest on untested laws -- and often involve victims with no monetary losses -- larger firms are letting smaller outfits like Righetti's take the first steps in this potentially risky litigation arena. Eager to find new practice areas without competition from big firms, the small shops have been happy to oblige.
Small Firms Blaze a Trail for Privacy Suits
July 28, 2005