Survey of State, Class Action Law 2015-16: A Report of the State Laws Subcommittee of the Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee of the American Bar Association
Jahan C. Sagafi, Coordinating Editor, and State Editor
Use Of Statistical Evidence In Complex Wage Litigation
Adam T. Klein and Tarik F. Ajami. Statistical evidence has taken its place as a core class of evidence in complex employment cases. Yet despite the centrality of statistics in the field, there is precious little caselaw addressing the use of expert statistical evidence in complex wage-and-hour litigation. However, as a growing number of practitioners have recognized, class and collective wage-and-hour litigation is as well-suited or better-suited for the use of statistical experts as are Title VII and other employment actions.