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E.D. Virginia Tosses Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim for Lack of SEC Complaint
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia recently granted a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a Dodd-Frank whistleblower


Addressing and preventing workplace violence
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2015

The subject of workplace violence has unfortunately made headlines once again after a news anchor and cameraman were killed by a former co-worker in


Virginia Governor’s order “encourages” private employers to “ban the box”
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2015

Last week, Virginia Governor Terrence McAuliffe signed an Executive Order "banning the box" on most state employment applications and "encouraging"


Virginia’s social media law continues growing trend
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

Virginia is now the nineteenth state to provide increased social media protections to prospective and current employees, joining Arkansas, California


Virginia District Court rules that EEOC cannot issue early right-to-sue notice
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2015

On February 24, 2015, the District Court for the Western District of Virginia dismissed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit because the Equal


Virginia court dismisses webcaster’s suit concerning geofencing workaround to copyright royalty obligations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

We previously wrote about a Virginia federal magistrate judge's report recommending dismissal of a declaratory judgment action brought by several


Eastern district of Virginia finds false claim allegations too speculative
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2014

A Virginia federal judge recently dismissed a retaliation complaint under the False Claims Act because the plaintiff's allegations of a false claim


Virginia district court opens door to front pay for SOX whistleblowers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2013

In a SOX whistleblower case of first impression, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ruled that front pay may be ordered in


Eastern District of Virginia rules that employer cannot arbitrate False Claims Act retaliation claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

On Wednesday, the Eastern District of Virginia declared an arbitration provision in an independent contractor agreement unconscionable, clearing the


No trademark infringement in search engine's sale of trademarks to generate search advertisements
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2010

A search engine's sale of trademark terms to third parties to generate search advertisements does not constitute trademark infringement, a district court ruled.