We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 541

Don't Be Surprised When an Employment Case Is SLAPP'ed
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

Consider a scenario that many in-house lawyers and HR professionals are all-too familiar with: an employee is terminated or leaves the company. After


Employer’s Action Against Opposing Attorney Was Properly Dismissed On Anti-SLAPP Grounds
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2018

MMM sued Marc Reich, an attorney who had represented a former employee of MMMMSO of Puerto Rico (Jose Valdez) in a whistleblower qui tam action


California Court of Appeal Holds That Disclosure of Confidential Information Protected by Anti-SLAPP Statute
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2018

In 2010, Jose “Josh” Valdez was promoted to president of MSO of Puerto Rico, Inc. (“MSO”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MMM Holdings, Inc. (“MMM”


When Does a Party “Prevail” Under the DC Anti-SLAPP Statute
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • April 24 2018

When I last wrote about the Jacobson v. Clack case, Jacobson had voluntarily dismissed the suit (two days after a hearing on the defendants’


CA Court of Appeal Confirms Narrow Construction for Anti-SLAPP Commercial Speech Exemption
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2018

A recent California Court of Appeal decision highlights the narrow construction given to the commercial speech exemption of California’s anti-SLAPP


The 2017 Roundup of California Anti-SLAPP Appellate Decisions
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2018

In 2017, California’s state and federal appellate courts issued 34 published opinions interpreting the State’s anti-SLAPP statute (C.C.P. 425.16 et


Investigative Report At Center of Alleged SLAPP
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • March 15 2018

An interesting case is playing out in DC Superior Court. The plaintiffs allege, in a 103-page, 535-paragraph complaint, that they were defamed and


A Glimmer of Hope to Bring D.C. Anti-SLAPP Back to Federal Court
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2018

Following the D.C. Court of Appeals' December 2016 decision in Competitive Enter. Inst. v. Mann, 2017 had the potential to be a big year for


Oregon Courts Fill in Holes Left in Anti-SLAPP Proceedings
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2018

The development of Oregon’s anti-SLAPP law in 2017 resembles the progress of salmon headed upstream in Oregon rivers: slow, but definitely steady. It


Litigation privilege didn’t shield lawyer’s demand letter; defamation suit vs. Bill Cosby revived
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2018

One of Bill Cosby’s accusers can continue with her defamation suit, the California state court of appeals said in an opinion late last year, holding