William Robert Gignilliat, IV

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U.S. Supreme Court Deals Blow to California’s Private Attorneys General Act

USA - June 15 2022 Bilateral arbitration agreements governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) may require arbitration of California Private Attorneys General Act…

Cecilie E. Read, Mia Farber, Scott P. Jang, Samia M. Kirmani

FAA’s Transportation Worker Exception Covers Airline Ramp Agents, U.S. Supreme Court Holds

USA - June 7 2022 Individuals employed as ramp workers who frequently handle cargo for an airline are “transportation workers” exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act…

David R. Golder, Mia Farber, Scott P. Jang, Adam Lounsbury, Eric R. Magnus

U.S. Supreme Court Holds Waiver of Arbitration Rights Does Not Require Showing of Prejudice

USA - May 23 2022 A party is not required to show prejudice to establish that an opposing party has waived its right to arbitrate by litigating in court, the U.S…

Scott P. Jang, Samia M. Kirmani, Corey Donovan Tracey

Fourth Circuit Explains How Burdens Should be Allocated for Objections to Class Settlement

USA - April 11 2022 Explaining for the first time “who bears what burdens when a class member objects to a proposed settlement,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth…

Eric R. Magnus

Supreme Court Considers Scope of FAA’s Transportation Worker Exemption

USA - April 6 2022 This question is pending before the U.S. Supreme Court in Southwest Airlines Co. v. Saxon (No. 21-309), a putative wage-and-hour collective action…

David R. Golder, Mia Farber, Samia M. Kirmani, Eric R. Magnus