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Richard W. Simmons

Richard W. Simmons

Analytics Consulting LLC
President
Chanhassen, MN, USA


Richard Simmons joined Analytics in 1990. Richard is responsible for the management of Analytics’ class action and mass tort consulting practice. From managing the largest class action notice campaign in United States history, to settlements involving more than 80 million class members, to administrating one of the largest product liability / mass tort settlements ever, to distributing $4 billion in settlement funds, Richard’s expertise in the management of massive transaction related engagements is unparalleled. Richard is one of the leading experts on the administration of class action settlements in the country, and has testified in both state and federal court processes and procedures adopted by Analytics.

Richard’s career began with managing electronic discovery supporting employment, securities, and antitrust class action litigation. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from St. Olaf College, and has extensive graduate level training in Economics. Richard has taught at the University of Minnesota Law School (Guest Lecturer – Economic Damage Analysis) and St. Olaf College (Antitrust Economics), and published a peer-reviewed article on damages in securities litigation. Richard was a charter member of the American Academy of Economic Experts, and is a former referee for the Journal of Legal Economics.

Richard W. Simmons is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Recent Developments in Class Action Notice and Claims Administration - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Amicus Curiae Letter from Class Action Notice Expert re: Pollard v. Remington Arms Co., LLC, No. 4:13-cv-00086-W-ODS (2016) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Order and Opinion, Pollard v. Remington Arms Co., LLC, et al., No. 4:13-CV-00086-ODS (W.D. Mo. 2017) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, Rule 23–Class Actions (April 2017) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Order to File a Special Report, United States of America Before the Federal Trade Commission, FTC Matter No. P024210 (2016) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Order, Mullis v. Wings Over Spartanburg, LLC, et al., No. 2:16-cv-3578-PMD (D.S.C. 2017) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Comment to the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States and Members of the Rule 23 Subcommittee on the Proposed Amendments to Rule 23 Regarding Class Notice (February 15, 2017) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Notices, Federal Register, Vol. 80, No. 86, (May 5, 2015) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Order Denying Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement Without Prejudice, In Re Sony PS3 “Other OS” Litigation, No. 10-cv-01811-YGR, Dkt. Nos. 271, 280, 290 (N.D. Cal. 2017) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Audit Report re: Digital Advertising Class Action Notice Plan Audit and Analysis - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Order, Pollard v. Remington Arms Co., LLC, et al., No. 4:13-cv-00086-ODS (W.D. Mo. 2016) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement, Ma v. Covidien Holding, Inc., et al., No. SACV 12-02161-DOC (RNBx) (C.D. Cal. 2014) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Providing Notice and Minimizing Class Participation Parody - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Important Reminder—As a PS3 Purchaser, You May Be Eligible for Payment From a Settlement (November 21, 2016) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Order, Mendez v. C-Two Group, Inc., et al., No. 13-cv-05914-HSG (N.D. Cal. 2017) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Important—Notice of Class Action Settlement Regarding PlayStation 3 ‘Other OS’ Functionality (October 14, 2016) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Notice Regarding Factors to Be Evaluated for Any Proposed Class Action Settlement, Clemens, et al. v. Hair Club for Men, LLC, No. C 15-014310-WHA (N.D. Cal. 2015) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Recent Developments in Class Action Notice and Claims Administration - Recent Developments in Class Action Notice and Claims Administration, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Recent Developments in Class Action Notice and Claims Administration - Recent Developments in Class Action Notice and Claims Administration, Thursday, June 22, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Recent Developments in Class Action Notice and Claims Administration - Recent Developments in Class Action Notice and Claims Administration, Thursday, June 22, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 29, 2017, New York, NY
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