Polley v. Northwestern University

No. 1:20-cv-04798 (N.D. Ill. Aug 14, 2020)

Firm: Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Issue Area: Consumer Protection

Case summary

Wilkie represents Northwestern University in a putative class action by students seeking to recover tuition paid during the Spring 2020 semester, which was curtailed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Plaintiffs allege that they received an inferior education due to the virtual format and were still forced to pay full tuition. Wilkie argued in its motion to dismiss that the students agreed to pay for the education they received.

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