Employment Lawyers Weigh In On Wal-Mart V. Dukes

Law360, New York (June 20, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court sided with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in a long-awaited ruling on Monday, reversing a decision to grant nationwide class status to an estimated 1.5 million workers in a suit alleging the retail giant engaged in a companywide policy of discrimination against female employees. Here, employment attorneys tell Law360 why the 5-4 ruling is significant.

Randy Avram, partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP:

"I was shocked when I learned that this case was certified in the first place. The Supreme Court’s decision really restores...
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