Hagens Berman UK Hires Volvo’s Ex-European Disputes Chief

By Joanne Faulkner (September 10, 2021, 7:15 PM BST) — Volvo’s ex-disputes chief has joined Hagens Berman as a partner in London to spearhead its mass emission claim against Mercedes, bringing with her three years of experience managing the truck giant’s response to sprawling litigation stemming from its role in a European cartel.

Kelda Groves, the former head of litigation for Volvo’s European arm, is joining a newly formed branch of the U.S. plaintiffs firm in London, bringing her in-house automotive industry experience as Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP prepares to tee up claims on behalf of Mercedes owners whose vehicles could have been fitted with emissions-cheating software.

Hagens Berman announced…