U.S. Supreme Court Delivers an Epic Decision for Employers
Justice Gorsuch delivered a 5−4 opinion for SCOTUS regarding arbitration agreements.
This case presented a question regarding employers and if they should be allowed to require workplace problems to be addressed in one-on-one arbitration or if employees should be able to bring forth a claim in a collective action suit. This white paper reviews this case and what it means for employers going forward.
Lisa Handler Ackerman is a dynamic litigator who focuses on employment defense as well as insurance coverage matters. Lisa’s innate ability to communicate and connect with others has earned her the respect of clients and colleagues as well as judges and adversaries. A significant portion of Lisa’s practice involves counseling employers on personnel issues and defending them in employment-related claims, including nationwide class actions and multi-party lawsuits. A number of her recent cases have centered on hot button employment issues such as wage and hour laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to employees and equal access, and whistleblower claims. She has litigated employment cases in state and federal courts and taken appeals up to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Alexander L. Reich
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Alexander Reich focuses his practice on labor and employment law. He represents and counsels employers on a variety of employment-related matters.
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