In its first ruling under a pilot arbitration program for large cases, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ordered Morgan Stanley to pay a former energy trader $8 million.
Sears, Roebuck & Co and its defense lawyers at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe brought an end to a California wage and hour class action on Monday, shutting down an attempt by plaintiffs lawyers to get around the U.S. Supreme Court's class-action killer AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion.
A district court judge in Maryland has tossed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit against Freeman Companies that accused the event services company of discriminating against minorities and males. Freeman was represented by Akin Gump.
The trucking giant CRST Van Expedited Inc. and its lawyers at Jenner & Block secured a record-setting attorneys fee award against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
San Francisco U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer refused to certify a class in a slimmed-down version of the historic case, finding that the class is still too unwieldy.
Intuit Inc. has agreed to settle an antitrust lawsuit accusing the company and other Silicon Valley tech firms of conspiring not to poach each other's high-value employees.
Lawyers at Sanford Heisler pressing sex bias claims against Publicis Groupe SA took their beef with a federal judge over predictive e-discovery coding to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Morgan Lewis secured an important appellate ruling on overtime pay for the Mortgage Bankers Association. On Tuesday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the Department of Labor had improperly changed its position that mortgage loan officers are eligible for overtime pay.
Nga Tran-Pedretti and her lawyers at Reed Smith sued CIFC Asset Management for illegal employment practices, and now the company is seeking damages from her for allegedly violating non-disclosure agreements. For Reed Smith this case may be more personal than most: It appears that Tran-Pedretti is married to a Reed Smith practice leader.