Steven Hurd

Steven Hurd

Proskauer Rose LLP

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Second Circuit: FAA Mandates Stay of Claims Pending Arbitration

The Second Circuit recently held in Katz v. Cellco P’Ship d/b/a/ Verizon Wireless, Nos. 14-138, 14-291, 2015 WL 4528658 (2d Cir. July 28, 2015) that, under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), district courts must stay all...more

8/21/2015 - Appeals Arbitration Dismissals Federal Arbitration Act Motion To Stay Remand Vacated

Second Circuit Clarifies Pleading Standard for Title VII Claims

A Second Circuit panel recently revived a former employee’s racial discrimination suit against New York City, reversing in part the Southern District of New York’s dismissal of her case. In Littlejohn v. City of New York,...more

8/7/2015 - Adverse Employment Action Corporate Counsel Demotions EEOC Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Hostile Environment McDonnell Douglas Formula Motion to Dismiss Pleading Standards Popular Race Discrimination Retaliation SCOTUS Title VII Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard

Employers To Face More Concurrent EEOC and Tort Suits after Second Circuit Decision

Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that filing a charge of discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) does not toll the statute of limitations for state-law tort...more

3/14/2014 - Discrimination EEOC Sex Discrimination Statute of Limitations

Mihalik v. Credit Agricole Cheuvreux: Second Circuit Clarifies Standard of Review of New York City Human Rights Law Claims

On April 26, 2013, the Second Circuit held that New York City Human Rights Law ("NYCHRL") claims must be analyzed separately from federal and state discrimination claims and that the severe or pervasive standard of liability...more

5/22/2013 - Discrimination Gender Discrimination Hiring & Firing Hostile Environment NYCHRL Retaliation Sexual Harassment

Second Circuit Orders Arbitration and Reverses District Court’s Decision in Parisi v. Goldman, Sachs & Co., Finding No Substantive...

On March 21, 2013, the Second Circuit issued its highly-anticipated decision enforcing an arbitration clause and holding that a Title VII plaintiff does not have a substantive right to proceed on a class-wide basis in...more

3/27/2013 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Class Action Discrimination Gender Discrimination Goldman Sachs Hiring & Firing Pattern or Practice Termination Title VII

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