• Third Circuit Remands Marcellus Shale Case Based on the Class Action Fairness Act's Local Controversy Exception
  • December 13, 2013 | Authors: John K. Gisleson; Monica C. Platt
  • Law Firms: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - Pittsburgh Office ; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - Philadelphia Office
  • The Third Circuit recently clarified the home state and local controversy exceptions to the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA), remanding proceedings in a case involving Marcellus Shale oil and gas leases to a Pennsylvania trial court.