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Rust Kinsella Contributes Chapters to "A Practitioner’s Guide to Class Actions"

Posted: Aug 16, 2017

The upcoming second edition of A Practitioner’s Guide to Class Actions (Marcy Hogan Greer ed., ABA Publishing) includes four chapters authored by Rust Consulting and Kinsella Media leaders. 

Kim Schmidt, a senior vice president with Rust, contributed a chapter titled “Claims Administration.” Dr. Shannon Wheatman, president of Kinsella Media, and Katherine Kinsella, founder of of Kinsella Media, contributed “Quantifying Notice Results in Class Actions” and “The Plain Language Toolkit for Class Action Notice,” while Dr. Wheatman and Maureen Gorman, Kinsella Media consultant, contributed “Reality Check: the State of Media and its Usage in Class Notice.” 

Copies of the two-volume work will be available to ship in hard copy by August 28, with e-books to follow. You can order your copy here

 Professionals at Rust and Kinsella Media are widely regarded as industry thought leaders, and their work is regularly published through our ongoing series, What We’ve Noticed, as well as outlets such as the ABA, Law360, Class Action Litigation Report, and others. Read other insights on class action notice and settlement administration from Rust and Kinsella Media on our websites at and

About Rust Consulting
Clients trust Rust Consulting, Inc., an Exela company, as the industry leader in class action settlement administration. Rust has designed, implemented, or managed more than 6,000 class actions and other complex and time-sensitive programs such as regulatory settlements, data breach responses, and recalls.

About Kinsella Media
Kinsella Media, an Exela company, has designed and implemented more notice programs to unidentified class members and claimants than any other firm. With two qualified notice experts, we provide comprehensive, fully integrated programs that withstand collateral attack and judicial scrutiny.

About Exela Technologies
Exela Technologies (NASDAQ: XELA, XELAW and XELAU), one of the largest global providers of transaction processing solutions and enterprise information management, combines proprietary IP and knowledge platforms to provide integrated, technology-enabled services through an end-to-end delivery model. Through investments in our own IP and industry leading document conversion and processing centers, and our longstanding industry expertise, we can help our clients with all transaction processing and enterprise information management needs, creating an automated, more cost-effective solution. Exela serves over 3,500 clients, including more than 60% of the Fortune® 100 and 98% of AmLaw 100, across more than 50 countries. We provide services at nearly 1,200 onsite client facilities and through approximately 150 delivery centers strategically located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit:


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