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Antonieta (Tonie) Pimienta Lefebvre

Tonie Pimienta Lefebvre is an associate in the Litigation Department. She has experience in a broad spectrum of complex civil and criminal matters, including white collar criminal defense and related civil litigation, internal investigations, contract disputes, fraud, unfair competition and business torts. In addition, Tonie maintains a diverse pro bono practice, focusing on issues relating to prisoners’ rights and fair housing.

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Circuit Split Deepens as Eleventh Circuit Holds Administrative Feasibility is Not a Requirement for Class Certification

On February 2, 2021, the Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court’s denial of class certification for failure to prove an administratively feasible method to identify absent class members. The Eleventh Circuit’s rejection of administrative feasibility as a prerequisite to certification under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 has deepened a circuit split on the issue.… Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit Tips the Scale in Split Over What Constitutes an Autodialer Under the TCPA

The Sixth Circuit has joined the Second and Ninth Circuits in their broad interpretation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA) autodialer provision. In doing so, it has tipped the scale in a circuit split that is ripe for review by the U.S. Supreme Court.… Continue Reading

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