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Last updated: 11/26/2018
Wystan M. Ackerman
Defense Counsel
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Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford
06103  United States
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860 275-8388 (Phone)
860 275-8299 (Fax)
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  Appellate Law, Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Product Liability
  Wystan Ackerman is a partner of Robinson & Cole LLP in Hartford, Conneticut, where chairs the Class Action Team and is a member of the Appellate Team. He has defended class actions in a variety of substantive areas and industries, including insurance, products liability, financial services, consumer contracts, and securities. He writes the blog Class Actions Insider at www.classactions.com. Mr. Ackerman regularly serves as national counsel for various insurance companies in class actions, complex coverage litigation, and appeals. Mr. Ackerman successfully petitioned the United States Supreme Court to grant certiorari and served as co-counsel on the merits in Standard Fire Insurance Company v. Knowles, 133 S. Ct. 1345 (2013), in which the Court rejected a plaintiff's attempt to evade federal jurisdiction by stipulating that the amount sought would not exceed the $5 million threshold under CAFA. Mr. Ackerman serves as chair of the Appellate Section of the FDCC.
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