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Eleventh Circuit to Undertake Full-Court Review of Challenge to Alabama Law Prohibiting Local Minimum Wage Laws

USA - February 4 2019 The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to undertake a full-court review to decide the validity of a 2015 Alabama law prohibiting cities or...

Tammy L. Baker, Thomas A. Davis.


Class Action Trends Report Fall 2018

USA - December 12 2018 Dramatic changes in the way businesses operate in recent decades have led to a sharp increase in the "contingent" workforce. Faced with ever-growing...

Cary G. Palmer, Justin R. Barnes, Douglas J. Klein, Eric R. Magnus, Stephanie L. Goutos, Victoria Woodin Chavey, Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris, Jonathan M. Minear, Elizabeth S. Gerling, Tony H. McGrath, Vincent E. Polsinelli, Christopher J. Stevens, David R. Golder, Paul Patten, Alison Crane, James M. McDonnell, Scott M. Pechaitis, Brett M. Anders, Allison J. Vogel, T. Chase Samples.


California non-compete law renders surgeon settlement agreement unenforceable

USA - August 20 2018 Answering a question left from a previous appeal in the same case, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has concluded...

Joel P. Kelly, Colin A. Thakkar.


New York Appeals Court Rejects Enforceability of Class Action Waivers - But Is This Ruling Short-Lived?

USA - July 24 2017 In an issue of first impression in the state of New York, last week the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division (the state’s intermediate appellate...


Context Matters: Mortgage Underwriters Don’t Meet FLSA’s Administrative Exemption, Ninth Circuit Concludes

USA - July 7 2017 Mortgage underwriters do not qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s administrative exemption because they are more appropriately characterized as...

Jeffrey W. Brecher, Jonathan M. Kozak.