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June, 2018 Articles

ADA Representation Are Your Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Accessible to Disabled Guests/Customers?

With the surge in popularity of electric and hybrid vehicles, the need to provide Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS) is on the rise at hotels, shopping centers, theatres, stadiums, apartment communities and parking garages. Whether on highways or at dealerships, if your EVCS are not accessible to your disabled guests, customers, tenants, or transient parkers, here is what you […]

Labor & Employment U.S. Supreme Court Rules Class Action Waivers Enforceable in Employment Arbitration Agreements

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion regarding the use of class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements. In a significant victory for employers, the Court ruled that such class action waivers are enforceable and can be used to compel employees to resolve employment-related claims through individual arbitration proceedings. The decision, Epic Systems […]

Litigation Welcome Anti-SLAPP Guidance for California Courts and Litigants

This article was first published by Law360 in February 2018 and is reprinted with permission.  In Gaynor v. Bulen,1 California’s Court of Appeal recently articulated the proper approach for determining whether allegations constitute protected activity under the anti-SLAPP statute,2 a standard most recently clarified by the California Supreme Court in Baral v. Schnitt (“Baral“),3 and Park […]