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Litigation

May
3
2017

Contractor Execs Not Subject to Individual Whistleblower FCA Claims, Says Federal Judge

By Paul Mengel

In a recent Memorandum Opinion, T.S. Ellis, III, U. S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, has ruled... More

Apr
13
2017

4th Circuit Sets Forth Test for Determining What Constitutes “Joint Employer” for FLSA Purposes

By Paul Mengel

In a pair of recent cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit (which hears appeals from the... More

Apr
5
2017

Seventh Circuit Rules That Sexual Orientation is a Protected Class Under Title VII

By Matt Feinberg

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that a part-time math instructor... More

Mar
20
2017

Whistleblowers Win Again: Your Confidentiality Agreements May Not Keep Your Information Safe

By Sarah Nash

Imagine how you might react if an employee who agreed to keep your information confidential made it public, submitted it... More

Mar
17
2017

Is Mediation Right for Your Dispute?

By Ambi Biggs

You’ve probably heard that few cases that are filed in court actually are resolved by a trial. Although reported statistics... More

 
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