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Sample Settlement Agreement documents you will find on Practical Law

  • A Note explaining the principal factors that can help counsel decide whether, when, and how to settle litigation proceedings.

  • A Practice Note examining the process and key issues to consider in settling a class action, including the rules governing class action settlements, pre-certification, and post-certification settlements, the settlement approval process, filing the proposed settlement agreement, objections to the settlement, cy pres provisions, and the distribution of settlement funds.

  • A Practice Note analyzing the key issues for companies to consider when trying or settling product liability cases. Specifically, this Note outlines how to effectively convey the company's story at trial, the possible preclusive effect of a product liability judgment on future litigation, and strategic issues to consider when settling a product liability lawsuit.

  • A standard form to be used as a starting point for drafting an opinion to a reporting or non-reporting issuer’s transfer agent in connection with a sale of restricted stock in reliance on the safe harbor from registration under the Securities Act of 1933 provided by Rule 144 under the Securities Act

  • A Practice Note explaining the complex mediation process, including the interplay between complex mediation and litigation, strategic considerations, how mediation may come about, the rules governing mediation, confidentiality concerns, selecting the right mediator, and the main components of the in-person mediation session.

  • A sample agreement between two or more parties settling a pending lawsuit and releasing future claims. This Standard Document has integrated notes with important explanations and drafting tips.

  • A sample class action settlement agreement counsel can use when drafting the settlement agreement or memorandum of understanding after settling the claims of the plaintiff class in a class action filed in federal court. This resource has integrated notes containing important explanations and drafting tips.

  • A Checklist of some of the key issues to consider when entering into a settlement agreement.

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