Description Date Docket #
Ramos v. Superior Court (Winston and Strawn, LLP)
California Court of Appeal
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a patent attorney could not be compelled to arbitrate her claims against a law firm, because the arbitration agreement she had signed was...
11/02/2018 A153390
Smith v. GC Services Limited Partnership
United States Seventh Circuit
Debt Collection, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Held that a collection agency waived any right to arbitrate a consumer's Fair Debt Collections Practices Act lawsuit as a result of waiting too long...
10/22/2018 18‐1361
Herrington v. Waterstone Mortgage Corp.
United States Seventh Circuit
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Overturned a $10 million-plus award that an employee had obtained in a wage-hour case through collective arbitration. The defendant company contended...
10/22/2018 17-3609
Uber Technologies, Inc. v. Google LLC
California Court of Appeal
Labor & Employment Law, Trade Secrets, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Held that Google, which had initiated arbitration proceedings against two of its former employees, was entitled to obtain discovery from nonparty...
09/28/2018 A153653
Griggs v. S.G.E. Management, LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a proposed employment class action for want of prosecution because the case had been stayed for a year and the plaintiff...
09/27/2018 17-50655
American Airlines, Inc. v. Mawhinney
United States Ninth Circuit
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a former airline employee would have to arbitrate his whistleblower retaliation claim brought against the airline under the Wendell H. Ford...
09/26/2018 16-56638
O'Connor v. Uber Technologies, Inc.
United States Ninth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Transportation, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Held that the ride-sharing service Uber was entitled to compel arbitration of multiple consolidated lawsuits brought by Uber drivers who alleged that...
09/25/2018 14-16078
National Federation of the Blind v. Container Store, Inc.
United States First Circuit
Civil Rights, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Affirmed the denial of a retail chain's motion to compel arbitration of a proposed class action brought by blind customers. The retailer moved to...
09/14/2018 16-2112
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton, LLP v. J-M Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Supreme Court of California
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Attorney's Fees
Held that a dispute over legal fees should not have been submitted to arbitration because the arbitration clause in the parties' agreement was...
08/30/2018 S232946
Cup v. Ampco Pittsburgh Corp.
United States Third Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Health Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Held that a company could not be compelled to arbitrate a dispute over retiree healthcare benefits. The manufacturing company argued that the dispute...
08/29/2018 17-2349

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