On September 8, 2016, the Hon. Eleanor L. Ross, United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, issued an Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Settlement, Certifying Class For Settlement, Directing Notice To the Class and Scheduling Final Fairness Hearing in Smith v. Floor & Décor Outlets of America, Inc., Case No.
On December 22, 2016, the Hon. Anthony J. Trenga, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, issued an order appointing Alexander Robertson, IV and Daniel K. Bryson of Raleigh, North Carolina as Plaintiffs’ Co-Lead Counsel in this multidistrict litigation (“MDL”). This case involves 32 cases filed in 29 states alleging that Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring does not meet the advertised abrasion rating. Judge Trenga is also presiding over MDL 2627, which involves allegations that Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring emits formaldehyde gas in levels which violate California Air Resources Board’s (“CARB”) regulations.
Robertson & Associates, LLP recently settled a case on behalf of 22 clients who alleged they contracted a foodborne illness after eating food allegedly contaminated with the Nororvirus at Chipotle’s Simi Valley restaurant in August of 2015.
At Robertson & Associates, we pride ourselves in the fact that we are a boutique law firm that specializes in all aspects of construction, environmental, real estate and business litigation. Unlike many larger firms that view construction or real estate law as "departments", we focus on what we do best, rather than trying to be a "full service" law firm. Our partners have firsthand experience working in the construction industry, making us uniquely qualified to understand the technical, substantive and case management issues facing our clients.
We specialize in “bet the company” cases, where the stakes are high, the issues are complex and there are many parties and their insurers involved in the dispute. Alex “Trey” Robertson, IV has the unique ability to cut through the “fog of litigation” and develop a clear strategy to achieve the client’s litigation goals. Called a “closer” by one chief judge in a very high profile national case, Robertson has developed a reputation of coming up with creative solutions to settle cases believed to be “un-settleable.” His mix of hands-on construction experience and understanding of insurance