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Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, the Ninth Circuit addresses a religion-based challenge to a federal-government land transfer and considers whether public-sector employees can obtain refunds of mandatory union fees...
Freeman Mathis & Gary
At its Petersburg, New York plant, Tonoga, Inc. made products and materials coated with polytetrafluoroethylene, better known by its trade name, Teflon. Before 2013, when making Teflon...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
(June 27, 2022) - The patchwork of state laws that impact transportation-related claims can create substantial headaches for companies that operate across state lines.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The California Supreme Court is poised to resolve this split, but the order granting review gives little indication which way the Court may rule.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently overturned its own 2012 precedent in an admiralty case, finding a subsequent U.S. Supreme Court ruling superseded its previous case law.
Nossaman LLP
A recent Federal Circuit case, Haggart v. United States, No. 21-1660 (June 22, 2022) determined that under the Uniform Relocation Act, like other fee-shifting statutes, attorneys' fees...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On October 1, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 447, which amends California Code of Civil Procedure Section 377.34. This new law allows recovery of damages for pain, suffering...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 15, 2022, in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, Case No. 20-1573,_ U.S. _ (2022), by an 8-1 majority, the U.S. States Supreme Court held that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA")...
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
This space has previously discussed the question of just how absolute a director's "absolute" right of of inspection really is.
Freeman Mathis & Gary
On May 23, 2022, the Supreme Court published its decision in Morgan v. Sundance related to the Federal Arbitration Act
Freeman Law
Morgan Run Partners, LLC ("Morgan" or "Petitioner") petitioned the Tax Court for readjustment of partnership items after the IRS disallowed a deduction and assessed penalties.
Wiley Rein
The parties ultimately settled the bodily injury lawsuit, and, as part of the agreement, the agency assigned its rights under the insurance policy to the injured pedestrian.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Last year, the Delaware Supreme Court adopted a tripartite test for assessing demand futility allegations in derivative actions. United Food & Commercial Workers Union v. Zuckerberg...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Litigation partner Michael J. Dell authored an op-ed for The Hill titled "NYC Mayor Adams Wants to End Gun Violence — Will the Supreme Court Prevent Him?" on June 20, 2022.
Foley Hoag LLP
On June 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court decided whether 28 U.S.C. § 1782 – a provision of U.S. law that allows a federal district court to compel a resident individual or company...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Atlanta, Ga. (June 22, 2022) - Respondeat superior claims in Georgia continue to be a hot button topic. Several key legal updates occurred, which swung the needle in both directions...
Riker Danzig LLP
On June 20, 2022, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court issued a precedential decision holding that COVID-19 business losses stemming from governmental closure orders are not covered by insurance policies ...
Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello
When parties agree to arbitrate their disputes, they consent to have an arbitrator, rather than a court, resolve disputes about whether particular documents are discoverable, including whether the documents are privileged.
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JAMS
In this webinar, panelists will discuss how attorneys can best position their clients for success from the outset.  Preparation for mediation, managing client expectations and even whether parties use opening statements in mediation, are all aspects of the process that are prime issues for resolution long before mediation day.
JAMS
In this webinar, three employment mediators will discuss: …what makes employment mediations different …why it is important to think about the "endgame" right from the start, including creative settlement and impasse-breaking options  …benefits and pitfalls of remote and hybrid (some participants in-person; some remote) sessions and, …litigation advocacy vs. mediation advocacy
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