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(l-r) Bob Giuffra, Bill Monahan, and Tom White, of Sullivan & Cromwell. Courtesy photos (l-r) Bob Giuffra, Bill Monahan, and Tom White, of Sullivan & Cromwell. Courtesy photos

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Let’s say you bought and sold a Volkswagen or Audi “clean diesel” vehicle back before it was revealed that the automakers used defeat devices to meet emission standards. Would you have a legal claim that you overpaid for your old car thinking it was environmentally friendly?

It’s more than just an academic question. Audi and VW faced claims from nearly 150,000 consumers seeking as much as $325 million in the long-running MDL that’s pending before U.S. District Senior Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco. Thanks to some nifty lawyering from Bob Giuffra, Bill Monahan and Tom White of Sullivan & Cromwell, that’s no longer the case.

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