Peter Felsenfeld

Peter Felsenfeld

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

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Fifth Circuit Hands Down Mixed Ruling on Validity of Later-Added Arbitration Clause

Employers must always be careful when adding an arbitration clause to an existing employment agreement. The amendment process becomes even trickier when the employment relationship is governed by multiple documents.That was...more

10/27/2014 - Arbitration Agreements Employer Liability Issues Employment Contract Forum Selection Independent Contractors Salespersons

Arbitration Agreement Dos and Don’ts

We recently posted a summary of Peng v. First Republic Bank, a case discussing the validity of an arbitration agreement contained in an employment contract. Peng is favorable for employers because the court there held that...more

10/3/2013 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Contract Drafting Employment Contract Unconscionable Contracts

Employer’s Arbitration Agreement Passes Muster

In Peng v. First Republic Bank, the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District rejected an employee’s contention that a company’s standard arbitration agreement was unconscionable. ...more

10/1/2013 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Bad Faith Employment Contract Unconscionable Contracts

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