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Partners in the Supreme Court practices of US law firms pick the most important commercial cases heard in 2013 and plot the court’s course over the next 12 months.
Amir Tayrani, a partner in the Washington, DC office...more
For both plaintiffs and defendants, class action litigation is time-intensive, costly and requires close oversight from start to finish. As a result, parties are increasingly turning to alternative dispute resolution (ADR)...more
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A number of recent court decisions have addressed the enforceability of contract clauses that call for alternative dispute resolution procedures instead of traditional courtroom litigation.
The rise in unpaid internships has led to an equally significant uptick in litigation brought by interns demanding compensation for performing the same work as paid employees.
And the interns are winning....more
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Class Arbitrations; ADR CONVERSATIONS; ADR News & Case Updates; DOMESTIC FOCUS - Handling the Oncoming Tide of Generic Top-Level Domain Name Disputes; GOOD WORKS - Innovative...more
Mediating any case can be difficult. But complex litigation, which includes class actions and Multi-District Litigation (MDLs), presents special issues.
Originally published in the Daily Journal on March 15, 2013.
With more than 2,000 lawsuits filed by homeowners in the wake of the fires that ravaged San Diego County in 2007, attorneys for plaintiffs and San Diego Gas...more
Dispute resolution in Canada follows procedures in line with other leading western legal systems, including those of the United Kingdom and the United States. The independence and impartiality of the Canadian judiciary is...more
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