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Preemptive Class Certification Motions

Presumably to address the concerns raised by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Damasco v. Clearwire Corp., 662 F.3d 891, 897 (7th Cir. 2011), overruled by Chapman v. First Index, Inc., 2015 WL 4652878 (7th Cir. Aug. 6, 2015), in many putative class action cases, plaintiffs file class certification motions contemporaneously with their complaint. Consideration of such motions at that early stage is premature. Accordingly, the court asks that the parties consider entering into a stipulation that would obviate the need for the parties to address the premature motion for class certification.

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