44 ABA Journal arbitration articles.
Judge Bridget Mary McCormack, a retired Michigan Supreme Court chief justice, is slated to serve as the next council chair of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar during the next term.
May 31, 2023 2:32 PM CDT
A $642 million arbitration award against Walgreens was obtained by “undue means” because of Crowell & Moring's "unethical side-switching," according to a May 19 amended petition seeking to vacate the award.
May 23, 2023 1:53 PM CDT
A federal judge in New York City has chastised lawyers for Proskauer Rose for demanding five concessions from the opposing counsel in a job-bias case before granting his request for a pushed-back deadline because of the birth of his child.
May 9, 2023 8:50 AM CDT
MyPillow founder and CEO Mike Lindell must make good on his offer to pay $5 million to anyone who could disprove his election-fraud data, an arbitration panel ruled Wednesday.
Apr 20, 2023 10:54 AM CDT
Rare is the client who looks to litigators, alternative dispute resolution specialists or even corporate counsel as the “go to” persons for providing services that will prevent disputes. Most attorneys serve their clients by representing them in disputes that are already or soon to be underway, with a focus on billable negotiation, mediation, arbitration or litigation representation. When it comes to employee and manager education, skills training and systemic dispute prevention, business leaders look not to their attorney advocates but to a potpourri of human relations consultants, trainers and behavioral science experts.
Mar 21, 2023 10:14 AM CDT
The Wigdor law firm is criticizing DLA Piper for using confidential, forced arbitration to decide the case of an associate fired after seeking maternity leave.
Mar 15, 2023 2:10 PM CDT
A federal judge in the Western District of Missouri has ruled for GEICO in a lawsuit seeking a declaratory judgment that its auto policy doesn’t cover damages for a sexually transmitted disease contracted during car sex.
Mar 14, 2023 8:35 AM CDT
A Colorado man still faces a $300,000 bond after being indicted by a grand jury on 24 counts, including criminal extortion, conspiracy and retaliation against a judge.
Feb 23, 2023 12:52 PM CST
A New York judge has affirmed an arbitrator’s decision that awarded $224,000 in unpaid fees to a former Holland & Knight partner but ordered him to pay nearly $670,000 for the law firm’s attorney fees and costs.
Feb 22, 2023 10:42 AM CST
A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked a California law that makes it a crime to require employees to sign agreements for arbitration of workplace disputes.
Feb 16, 2023 9:42 AM CST
An arbitration panel has ordered Husch Blackwell to pay $62 million to an engineering firm in Kansas City, Missouri, that claimed it lost a contract to build the city’s new airport because of attorney ethical misconduct.
Jan 27, 2023 12:50 PM CST
The GEICO General Insurance Co. should have been given a chance to intervene before a trial judge confirmed a $5.2 million arbitration award to a woman who contracted a sexually transmitted disease during car sex, the Missouri Supreme Court has ruled.
Jan 11, 2023 2:51 PM CST
A process outlined in a 96-year-old law governing railroads led to a bill signed Friday by President Joe Biden that imposes a contract agreement between workers and railroads.
Dec 5, 2022 10:37 AM CST
A fired K&L Gates partner was convicted Monday on three counts of cyberstalking for sending thousands of harassing emails to three colleagues.
Oct 18, 2022 11:55 AM CDT
Forced arbitration has long been a controversial practice in the United States. At least one component of forced arbitration, however, has now ended.
Oct 1, 2022 12:50 AM CDT
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