Gunster Attorneys Alexis Buese and Derek Mountford recently were featured in Law360‘s Expert Analysis section on Consumer Class Action Trends to Watch as 2021 Ends. Buese and Mountford discussed how class action cases are currently in focus and will continue to trend into 2022.
“With targets running from automated texting campaigns, to biometrics, data breaches, and data collection and sharing, to corporate character attacks, class actions are on the rise in virtually any industry that interfaces with consumers,” Buese and Mountford added.
Alexis M. Buese practices in all aspects of commercial litigation, including contract disputes, real estate and consumer class action litigation. She represents a wide variety of individuals and businesses, including hedge funds, oil and gas companies, real estate developers and owners, numerous consumer goods manufacturers and retailers, and e-commerce companies. Alexis has tried cases to verdict in state and federal court, as well as resolved complex disputes through arbitration.
Derek K. Mountford is a litigator with experience working on cases involving contract disputes, claims arising under the Uniform Commercial Code, government investigations, antitrust violations, and other general commercial disputes. He has also represented large and small financial institutions in a variety of consumer-related disputes, such as those involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and others.