At least two lead plaintiffs represented by McGuireWoods are vigorously opposing a proposed $49 million settlement the firm reached in a class action against the nation's leading bar review company. In addition to providing perhaps $125 to each of the estimated 300,000 class members, the pact calls for BAR/BRI owner West Publishing and co-defendant Kaplan to discontinue a marketing agreement. Some plaintiffs say the concessions fall short of the promises made when they signed up as class representatives.
$49M Disappoints Some in Lawyers' Class
February 13, 2007