Trump University Class Action Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Plaintiffs allege that “Trump University” and Donald Trump violated federal law across the country and state law (in California, Florida and New York) by promising, but not delivering access to Trump’s real estate techniques taught by “hand-picked” professors at an elite “university,” when in fact Trump was not substantively involved in the Live Events curriculum or selecting the instructors.  Further, the New York State Education Department had warned Trump it was unlawful to call it a “university.” 

Docket Number:


Company: Trump University LLC

Filing Deadline: March 6, 2017

Class Period: January 1, 2007

Objection Deadline: March 6, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: November 16, 2015

Final Approval Hearing: March 30, 2017

Proof of Purchase:

Claimants are asked to include details including instructors, the name of the seminars purchased, etc.


This lawsuit includes all persons who purchased Live Events from Trump University throughout the United States from January 1, 2007 to the present.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Settlements vary, depending on the amount you spent on Live Events. It is estimated that claimants will receive 50% of their payments back.

Total Settlement Amount:

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Law Firms:
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd
Zeldes Haeggquist and Eck LLP

Claim Form: Trump University Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Cohen vs. Donald J. Trump

Settlement Website: Trump University Litigation

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Systems

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York
ATTN: Trump Restitution Fund
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016



Tags: For-Profit Colleges, Unfair Services