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Sarah London, Lieff, Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein Sarah London, Lieff, Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein 

Lawyers leading the litigation over the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, have submitted a diverse group of attorneys to serve as settlement counsel, along with a retired judge to oversee the allocation process, should both sides reach a deal to resolve the legal claims.

In a Thursday motion, lead plaintiffs counsel floated the names of five attorneys to serve as settlement counsel for various subclasses of claimants, such as children with personal injuries and businesses with economic losses. They also suggested that retired U.S. District Judge Layn Phillips of the Western District of Oklahoma, who was a mediator in last month’s Equifax data breach settlement, serve as “neutral settlement facilitator.”

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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