Matthew H. Adler

Matthew H. Adler

Pepper Hamilton LLP

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Ninth Circuit Again Clarifies that Arbitration Is Creature of Contract: Employee's Agreement to Abide by Company Manual Is...

The court’s opinion instructs that employee agreements to arbitrate may be obtained through written acknowledgments referencing company manuals. Arbitration remains a preferred forum for many employers, yet courts are...more

5/28/2015 - Arbitration Agreements Employee Rights Federal Arbitration Act Harassment Title VII

Supreme Court Holds That Courts Must Defer To Arbitrator’s Decision To Authorize Class Arbitration

On June 10, 2013, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held in Oxford Health Plans, LLC v. Sutter that an arbitrator’s decision to authorize class arbitration will not be disturbed under Section 10(a)(4) of the Federal...more

6/12/2013 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Class Action Contract Interpretation Federal Arbitration Act Oxford Health v Sutter Physicians SCOTUS

U.S. Supreme Court Orders State Court To Adhere To Federal Arbitration Act And Compel Arbitration

The United States Supreme Court recently entered the latest of a series of opinions that prevent state courts from interfering with arbitration on state policy grounds. On November 26, 2012, the Court issued its per curiam...more

12/6/2012 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Federal Arbitration Act Non-Compete Agreements Preemption

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