Rudolph Friedmann Settles Three Class Action Employment Suits Against Pepperidge Farm

Adam Shafran and Jon Friedmann were co-lead class counsel in three federal class action lawsuits against Pepperidge Farm alleging that the company misclassified its distributors as independent contractors. Adam, Jon and their co-counsel represented all Pepperidge Farm distributors in Massachusetts, Illinois and California and a Federal Court in California recently approved the settlement of all three cases for approximately $23 million, with an average payment of approximately $18,000 per distributor across all three states.


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