The Unexpected Impact of a Securities Case on Employment Law

One of the differences between filing one’s own lawsuit and participating in a class action is that a solo litigant can draw unwanted attention in a way that a class member is less likely to receive, Emily Martin, general counsel and vice president for education and workplace justice at the National Women’s Law Center, told Bloomberg Law. “If you’re still working for that employer, it is incredibly difficult to stand up and paint a target on yourself,” Martin said. “Lots of people will feel like they can’t go forward because the risks are too great.”