Virginia Class Actions

I am often contacted by potential clients and fellow attorneys about pursuing possible class actions in Virginia.  Most are unaware of a unique hurdle for potential Virginia class action plaintiffs: Virginia’s prohibition on class actions in state court.  Class actions are, however, permitted in Virginia’s federal courts. My name and my firm come up near the top of the list on Internet searches for Virginia class action attorneys.  Presumably, that is because, although I am licensed to practice in both…