I’ve made no secret about the fact that one of the purposes of this blog is to delve into how the other side thinks. And I’ve also emphasized the fact that it’s important to keep an open mind when considering one’s adversaries in litigation. So I was pleased to hear that plaintiffs’-lawyer-turned-academic Morris Ratner was working on a piece that would discuss how plaintiffs’ firms operate today.
Unfortunately, Ratner’s working paper–A New Model of Plaintiffs’ Class Action Attorneys–promises a heck of a lot more than he delivers. There is no "new model." Instead, he offers a critique … Continue Reading