On June 23, 2023, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Coinbase, Inc. v. Bielski, No. 22-105, 2023 WL 4138983 (U.S. June 23, 2023), that will provide further protection for parties seeking arbitration. The issue presented to the Court was whether a district court must stay its proceedings while an interlocutory appeal on the question of arbitrability is ongoing. The Court held that a district court must stay its proceedings pending such an appeal.Continue Reading Supreme Court Rules that District Courts Must Stay Proceedings Pending Interlocutory Appeals of Denials of Motions to Compel Arbitration
Paul defends employers throughout the country in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings against employment-related claims. Paul’s practice also includes the review and analysis of employment agreements.
GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum, an American Lawyer Media publication, has selected McGuireWoods partners Greg Riegle, Chris Thanner and John Visconsi as 2023 Globe St. Influencers in Retail Real Estate. The honorees, all members of the firm’s Real Estate & Land Use Department, were profiled in a May 1, 2023, story.Continue Reading Three McGuireWoods Partners Named ‘Influencers in Retail’ by ALM’s GlobeSt.
In response to a wave of Supreme Court decisions affirming the enforceability of class action waivers in arbitration agreements, plaintiffs’ firms began using the arbitration agreement’s language (and/or the arbitration provider’s rules) requiring that the entity pay virtually all the fees and costs associated with arbitration against the entities that drafted them through a process now referred to as “mass arbitration.”Continue Reading A Primer on Mass Arbitration
In case you missed our March 23 webinar on regulatory and litigation developments facing the product manufacturing, food and beverage, and retail industries, a recording of the webinar and a copy of the presentation materials are now available.
If you are interested in learning more about any of the related topics covered during the…