Welcome to Law.com Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. Only 17 new MDLs were created so far in 2021, the lowest in a decade. The privacy litigation against TikTok took a rancorous turn when a new motion accused class counsel of threatening to “take Edelson down” for objecting to the $92 million settlement. Find out which white-collar defense attorney is representing Girardi Keese’s former bookkeeper.

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New MDLs Could Reach Record Lows in 2021