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Discovery before conditional certification? Not so much.

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

Deciding yet another discovery battle in Wellens v. Daiichi Sankyo Inc., Case No. 3:13-CV-00581 (N.D. Cal. April 11, 2014), the U.S. District Court

That closing argument will cost you: a cautionary tale of how one improper argument led to a vacated verdict and new trial

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

A great closing argument weaves the trial evidence into a compelling, memorable narrative. But trial counsel must also beware of improper argument

Rejected: Fifth Circuit denies NLRB’s petition for rehearing en banc in D.R. Horton

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

Earlier today, April 16, 2014, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the NLRB's petition for rehearing en banc in D.R. Horton v. NLRB, No

Third Circuit follows suit in expanding reach of successor liability for FLSA claims

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

This month, the Third Circuit became the latest court of appeals (following the Seventh and Ninth Circuits) holding that the federal common law

Rise of the zombie lawsuit: Fifth Circuit revives former Dukes class member’s individual claims against her former employer

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

As we previously reported, following the re-booting of discrimination claims by a member of the former class in Dukes et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

Third Circuit extends reach of potential FLSA successor liability

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

Earlier this month, the Third Circuit issued an important ruling in Thompson v. Real Estate Mortgage Network, No. 12-3823 (3d Cir. Apr. 3, 2014

Next steps after the Supreme Court’s expansion of SOX whistleblower protections to private companies that contract to perform work with public companies

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

On March 5, 2014, we issued a Client Alert that the Supreme Court had issued its decision in Lawson v. FMR LLC, 134 S.Ct. 1158 (2014), greatly

Another one bites the dust: Central District of California joins the chorus of courts enforcing class action waivers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2014

In a decision that is becoming more and more commonplace, last week the Central District of California enforced a class action waiver in an

Contractorgate: court awards employer over $550,000 in attorney’s fees and costs based on DOL’s unreasonable litigation position

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

This week, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas ordered the Department of Labor to fork over $565,527.61 in attorneys'

DC Circuit denies review of OSHA citation against SeaWorld: what does this mean for the circus, footballor healthcare providers?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

"When should we as a society paternalistically decide that the participants in these sports and entertainment activities must be protected from