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Decision holding Washington state’s anti-SLAPP statute unconstitutional could impact DC anti-SLAPP statute
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Last month, the Washington Supreme Court held that state's anti-SLAPP statute was unconstitutional because it required trial courts to weigh


Berwick v. Uber: small decision, uber-sized headache
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

In a somewhat unexpected, but not that surprising, ruling, the California Labor Commissioner, on June 3, 2015, issued a 12-page decision in favor of


Leclairryan's accountant and attorney liability newsbrief- Summer 2014
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has held the Commonwealth may not compel a law firm to produce its client’s cell phone pursuant to a grand


What’s an exclusive territory?
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

The extent of a franchisee's territorial rights is the subject of Item 12 of the franchise disclosure document (FDD). One of the questions


The groundswell for paid sick leave
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

One of the biggest challenges facing employers today is how to ensure compliance in the perennially evolving field of employee benefits. In that vein


So a woman and a kangaroo walk into a bar
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

On this blog we’ve explored the laws related to service animals and how the ADA’s regulations extend their use far past traditional notions of


Lawsuits challenge classification of Uber drivers as independent contractors
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

Uber is unquestionably a very hot commercial brand. Through the use of an app on a mobile phone or smart device, consumers can schedule a driver to


Proposed regulations for Massachusetts paid sick leave law provide some clarity, leave questions for employers
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • May 29 2015

In November 2014, Massachusetts voters made paid sick leave mandatory for most employers through a ballot initiative, now known as the Earned Sick


Uber’s ADA conundrum
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • May 28 2015

When you think of Uber (or similar companies like Lyft and Sidecar) you probably think of a transportation company. You request a ride on the


Federal anti-SLAPP statute proposed in Congress
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

With the District of Columbia Circuit holding that the DC anti-SLAPP act does not apply in federal court, and at least four judges in the Ninth