GCs Predict Rise In Age, Race Bias Suits

Law360, New York (February 26, 2013, 12:12 AM EST) -- Despite a significant decrease in the growth rate of labor litigation in 2012, including wage and hour suits, general counsel fear discrimination suits are bucking the trend and will be their greatest headache in 2013, according to a survey of in-house counsel released Tuesday by Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.

The firm's annual litigation report, carried out by surveying 392 general counsel and in-house litigators at major U.S. and international companies, reported that growth began to level out for labor cases overall last year. But for the...
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