DRI In-House Counsel Magazine
Amid the explosion of employment administrative claims
and lawsuits in these tough economic times, there is an increased desire by
corporate counsel to properly manage costs of defending these types of claims.
There are many options that general counsel should
Human Resources and in-house counsel, please consider
this a legal "consumer report." Remember - we offer a "no
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My fellow employment lawyers, is that Rule 12(b)(6)
motion really necessary?
I've spent this week reviewing federal...
As they said at Bunker Hill, "Don't fire until
you see the whites of their eyes!"
Last week, I wrote about early motions to dismiss
employment lawsuits under Rule 12(b)(6) and questioned whether they were always
the best strategy for the employer. Most of last
week's post simply...
In April 2011, a jury awarded Shana Maron $86,000, after finding
that she was paid less than her former male colleagues in Virginia Tech's
Office of University Development. In June, U.S. District Court Judge James Turk
threw out the verdict and ordered a new trial, reports Roanoke.com .
GOP presidential contender Herman Cain has been in the
news for more than his political platform recently. Instead of addressing
issues like job creation, Cain has been facing tough questions about on-the-job
harassment. Specifically, Cain is having to deal with charges of unlawful
DISCLAIMER: Today's post has absolutely nothing to do
with Veterans Day. But thank you, veterans!
Last week, I was pretty hard on Herman
Cain and his response to allegations of sexual harassment . Since then, two
women have come forward publicly, and all I can do is quote from my partner John...
The exchange of initial disclosures between parties in a
lawsuit brought in federal court is not generally considered the most useful
endeavor. The parties have to exchange a few pieces of information but, for the
most part, expect to get into the substance of the case only after formal
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Companies in the United States and United Kingdom dealt with more litigation while regulatory investigations reached a five-year high, according to Fulbright's 9 th Annual Litigation Trends Survey .
After a one-year decline, litigation rose to 2010 levels as businesses on both sides of the Atlantic...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) CSC Holdings LLC and its direct subsidiary Cablevision Systems New York City Corp. filed an emergency application with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on July 1 seeking to halt National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proceedings concerning unfair labor practice...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on July 2 denied an emergency application filed a day earlier seeking to halt National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proceedings pending a decision on the dispute over “recess” appointments to the...
The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI - famous for their "yellow books" in these parts) contacted me to update a chapter I had previously contributed to their Taking and Defending Depositions coursebook - seminar coming soon to Philly , Pittsburgh , and Mechanicsburg (sadly, I cannot participate...