Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

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1800 M Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036-5807, United States
Phone: 202.778.1800
Fax: 202.822.8106
Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Action
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Maryland
  • New York
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

Halloween Flashback: Our Scariest Stories for Employers

Ghosts, ghouls, and ghastly liability; the last is certainly enough to spook any employer. For this Halloween, we take a trip down Elm Street to revisit the most startling nightmares we’ve ever covered…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Sales Representative Who Was Paid $900,000 Can Still Claim Violation of Overtime Law, Says Federal Court

Under federal law, employers must pay employees time-and-a-half if they work over 40 hours in a workweek, unless the employees are exempt from the overtime law. Employers don’t usually think of an employee who takes home…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer

An employer isn’t immune from a discrimination claim when an employee quits instead of being fired. An employee who quits can still bring a “constructive discharge” claim, arguing that his working conditions were intolerable and…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive

When a company believes that an employee has breached a non-compete agreement by going to work for a competitor, one remedy it can seek is a preliminary injunction. A preliminary injunction is meant to preserve the status quo in…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Fifth Circuit Derails Reverse Discrimination Claims Against Amtrak

White male discontent has been a major media talking point since the presidential election, and even long before. This talking point has made its way into the workplace, where tech firms are now being targeted for allegedly…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Transportation

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Launches Cooperation Initiative

When investigating potential wrongdoing, government investigators have powerful tools that they can use to obtain information. As the U.S. Attorneys’ Manual explains, one such tool is the ability to enter into non-prosecution…more
 /  Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Internal Whistleblowers Can Bring Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claims

The Dodd-Frank Act, passed in 2010, includes a new cause of action for whistleblowers who claim that their employer retaliated against them for reporting wrongdoing. But it’s not yet certain whether a whistleblower who blew the…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy

When an executive becomes embroiled in a dispute with an employer, the executive tends to take it personally. And when the executive’s conflict is with the government, the executive’s sense of outrage ratchets up even more…more
 /  Business Organizations, Criminal Law, Labor & Employment Law

How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?

In 2011, a group of executives left Horizon Health Corporation for a competitor, Acadia, but they didn’t leave everything behind. Horizon’s president took a “massive, massive amount” of Horizon documents with him on an external…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?

Federal employment law protects against a number of different types of discrimination, including treating employees differently because of age, gender, or race…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

California Court Refuses to Shelve Barnes & Noble Manager’s Termination Claim

An employee without an employment contract is typically deemed to be an at-will employee. In an at-will employment relationship, the employer has the right to terminate the employee for any reason, with or without cause…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Can Employers Discriminate Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation? No, According to this Key Court

Federal law—specifically, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964—prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on a number of protected characteristics, including sex, race, national origin, and…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Ex-General Counsel Dodged Privilege Claims Before $14.5 Million Verdict

In our last post, we detailed how Sanford Wadler, the former general counsel of Bio-Rad Laboratories, won a $14.5 million verdict against Bio-Rad. Before Wadler could get to a jury, however, he had to surmount a significant…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Labor & Employment Law

How Did This Ex-General Counsel Win $14.5 Million From His Former Employer?

Companies entrust their in-house attorneys with sensitive and confidential information in order to obtain legal advice on important matters. Thus, when an in-house attorney turns on his or her employer, the repercussions can be…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Labor & Employment Law

Beware the Deadlock: Delaware Courts Step in on Corporate Dysfunction

The board of directors controls a corporation, but individual directors don’t always agree on the future direction of the company. Sometimes, boards can split into factions. A company’s CEO may align himself with one side and…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Remedies, Securities Law
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