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Matt's principle area of practice is complex class action litigation. Throughout his career, Matt has successfully represented clients throughout the country against a virtual who's-who of American corporations, prosecuting class action cases on a wide variety of legal issues, including consumer fraud, wage and hour, product liability and civil rights. Matt has also played a leading role in several successful class action appeals, including the published decisions in Johnson v. GlaxoSmithKline, Inc., 166 Cal. App. 4th 1497 (2008) and Goldstein v. Ralphs Grocery Co., 122 Cal. App. 4th 229, 230 (2004), and has been appointed to the steering committees in several notable cases, including In re Katrina Canal Breaches Consolidated Litigation, In re Family Dollar FLSA Litigation and In re Park West Galleries Marketing And Sales Practices Litigation.
As a leader within the legal community, Matt is sought out for his knowledge on cutting edge class action issues. His most recent publications include:
In re Tobacco II Cases almost one year later: A boon for California consumers, or a bust?,
Advocate Magazine (February, 2010);
May Meal and Rest Period Claims Be Certified in a Post-Brinker World?, Employment Law
Strategist (Volume 17, No. 10, February 2010);
Class Notice in the Electronic Age, California Lawyer (Nov., 2009);
Objection Detection, Los Angeles Daily Journal (Sep. 04, 2009);
The Scope of Class Restitution in the Wake of In Re Tobacco II Cases, Mealey's Litigation
Report: Class Actions, Vol. 9, #14 (Sept. 17, 2009).
Matt is also the publisher of the Bailey Class Action Daily, a legal blog focusing on cutting edge class action issues.
Prior to joining forces with Dylan Polard to form Pollard | Bailey, Matt was employed by Los Angeles based Khorrami Pollard & Abir LLP, serving as co-chair of the firm's class action practice group.