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Snyder Appointed Leader Of Dykema Class Action Defense Team

January 26, 2010

Los Angeles

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announces that J. Kevin Snyder has been appointed team leader of the firm’s Class Action Defense Team.

With over 25 years of litigation experience, Snyder's practice focuses on complex business and intellectual property litigation in state and federal courts. He has represented a wide variety of clients in retail, manufacturing, real estate development, outdoor advertising, media, technology, internet, medical devices, consumer financial services, banking, insurance, construction, and service industries. Snyder has extensive experience in defending class actions including cases brought under consumer and unfair competition statutes, wage and hour laws, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Real Estate Settlement Practices Act, and Truth in Lending Act.

A resident of Manhattan Beach, California, Mr. Snyder received a B.A., cum laude, and a J.D. from the University of Southern California.

Dykema's litigation team has defended hundreds of class actions across the country, many filed by nationally-known plaintiffs’ class action firms. The attorneys handle all phases of class action defense – including claims analysis, forum issues, dispositive motions, oppositions to class certification, and trial – for Fortune 500 clients in the automotive, lending, insurance, health care, retail and manufacturing fields, among others. Dykema’s Class Action Defense Team has extensive experience in such critical areas as case management, developing expert witnesses and developing effective settlement strategies where appropriate.