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Multi-District Litigation

Multi-District Litigation cases (MDL's) are cases involving one or more common questions of fact which have been transferred from different districts by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to a single district for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings under 28 U.S.C. § 1407.

Important Contacts:

Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation

Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building
One Columbus Circle, NE
Room G-255, North Lobby
Washington, DC 20002-8004

Telephone: (202) 502-2800
Fax: (202) 502-2888


The Panel’s website includes links to the full texts of statutes and rules governing Multi-District Litigation, as well as information about the Panel itself, and all pending MDLs.