Supervalu’s Cybersecurity Breach Class Actions

A Ropes & Gray litigation team achieved a total and complete dismissal of all plaintiffs in all of the consolidated class actions against Supervalu with a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota dismissing the sole remaining plaintiff on March 7, 2018.

This follows a near-total dismissal by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in August 2017 in suits over two cyberattacks suffered by Supervalu.

SUPERVALU, Inc. operates a chain of supermarkets and pharmacies primarily in the United States. The company, led by Mark Gross, Rob N Woseth and Randy G Burdick, in 2017 recorded $12.480 Billion Revenues.

Ropes & Gray advised Supervalu with a team including Douglas H. Meal (Picture), Kevin J. Angle, David T. Cohen and Kathryn Wilhelm.

Involved fees earner: Douglas Meal – Ropes & Gray; Kevin Angle – Ropes & Gray; David Cohen – Ropes & Gray; Kathryn Wilhelm – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Supervalu Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti