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U. S. Supreme Court Holds That Third-Party Defendants To Counterclaims Cannot Remove Class Actions To Federal Court
In a 5-4 decision in Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., v. Jackson, 587 U.S. __ (2019), the United States Supreme Court held that a third-party counterclaim defendant does not qualify as a "defendant"
United States
11 Jun 2019
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United States Supreme Court Says Courts Cannot Compel Classwide Arbitration Absent Affirmative Contractual Agreement
In a 5-4 decision authored by Chief Justice Roberts on April 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") precludes a court from compelling class arbitration
United States
10 May 2019
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Three Point Shot - February 2019
Welcome to Three Point Shot, a newsletter brought to you by the Sports Law Group at Proskauer.
United States
11 Mar 2019
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Ninth Circuit Holds That Last-Known Addresses Of Putative Class Members Are Insufficient To Satisfy CAFA Exceptions
CAFA permits removal of many class actions from state to federal court, but includes a "local controversy" exception that forbids removal where two-thirds or more of the proposed class resides in the state where the action is brought.
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Elise Bloom Leads MLB Arguments In The Ninth Circuit (Video)
Elise Bloom leads the Proskauer team that represents Major League Baseball (MLB) and 29 Clubs in a wage and hour putative class/collective action brought by minor league baseball players.
United States
17 Sep 2018
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Supreme Court Takes Away A Class Action Defense Tool That We Couldn't Really Use Anyway
Some in the defense bar are decrying Campbell-Ewald as depriving the defense bar of an important tool, but it was not a tool that we ever really had.
United States
22 Jan 2016
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Second Circuit Revives Contract Attorney's Misclassification Suit
On July 23, 2015, the Second Circuit, in Lola v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., revived a putative collective action brought by David Lola, a contract attorney, against Skadden and Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., alleging violations of the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
3 Aug 2015
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Second Circuit Revives Putative Collective Action
On July 23, 2015, the Second Circuit, in Lola v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., revived a putative collective action brought by David Lola, a contract attorney, against Skadden and Tower Legal Staffing, Inc.
United States
28 Jul 2015
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The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - January 2014
This month we look at part three of our three part series on Class Actions.
United States
22 Jan 2014
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Supreme Court Adopts "But For" Causation Standard for Title VII Retaliation Claims
On June 24, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff in a Title VII retaliation case must prove that the retaliation was the "but for" cause of the employer's adverse action.
United States
6 Jul 2013
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The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - October 2012
We follow-up on an article from our July 2011 newsletter, analyzing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, and the complex issues involved in whether and when arbitration may apply to ERISA claims and whether an employer or fiduciary may wish to require arbitration.
United States
16 Oct 2012
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