Employment Law

Big Boost to Employers: 5-4 SCOTUS Upholds Arbitration Clauses in Employment Agreements

Giving employers a significant win, a sharply divided Supreme Court upheld the right of employers to include arbitration clauses in their employment agreements that seriously curtail employees’ ability to file class actions and pursue court claims for wage and hour violations. The case was closely watched by advocates on both sides of the issue as […]

Entertainment Law Litigation

Miss Pennsylvania Owes Trump $5 Million for Defamation. Court Finds Her Lawyer Was Inept

When Miss Pennsylvania 2012 was hit with a $5 Million judgment for stating that the 2012 Miss USA pageant was rigged, it was not just her choice of words that landed her in hot water, it was her choice of lawyer. That’s what Judge J. Paul Oetken, of NY’s Southern District Federal Court, ruled yesterday […]