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Cruz-Alvarez and Forman Examine Recent Decertification of Class Action After Jury Award

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner Frank Cruz-Alvarez and Associate Rachel Forman authored an August 9 article for the Washington Legal Foundation exploring the potential repercussions of Mazzei v. The Money Store, in which a class action was decertified post-jury award.



Shook Attorneys Contribute to Getting the Deal Through—Product Liability 2016

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partners Gregory Fowler, Simon Castley, Marc Shelley, Associate Ruth Anne French-Hodson and Shook Senior Analyst Jon Hudson discuss the provincial details of product liability issues as they relate to court systems, claims and defense theories, and discovery procedures in Getting the Deal Through – Product Liability 2016

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Moss and Plunkett Examine Spokeo’s Guidance on Concrete Injury Requirement


Shook Arbitration Attorneys Argue Second Circuit Misapplied Forum Non Conveniens in Figueriedo Case

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partners John Barkett, Frank Cruz-Alvarez, Sergio Pagliery and Consultant Marike Paulsson recently authored an article titled “Perspectives on the New York Convention Under the Laws of the United States Forum Non Conveniens as a Stopper to Enforcement” for the Kluwer Arbitration Blog.


Pay Equity Law Is First to Ban Pre-Offer Salary History Inquiry

A Massachusetts pay equity bill is the first in the nation to prohibit employers from inquiring about an applicant’s salary history. Since women have historically been paid less than men, supporters of the bill emphasized that the practice of asking for a salary history perpetuates a cycle of lower salaries for women.