Two weeks after the first cases were filed over the data breach at the regional convenience store chain Wawa, a dispute has arisen over who should head the proposed class action litigation fallout, with a New York law firm pushing back against efforts by Pennsylvania lawyers to lead the fight.
On Thursday, Benjamin Johns of Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith in Haverford, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia-based lawyer Sherrie Savett of Berger Montague asked a federal court to consolidate several proposed class action lawsuits and have them appointed as lead counsel. The requests were filed in the nearly dozen lawsuits that have been filed since the Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain announced late last month that it had been hacked.
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