Halvorson v. Alston & Bird, LLP

  1. April 10, 2024

    Alston & Bird Pushes Arbitration Of COVID Vax Claims

    Alston & Bird LLP urged a Georgia federal court to reject a former aide's objection to a magistrate judge's recommendation to force her to arbitrate her claims alleging she was fired after refusing to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

  2. March 28, 2024

    Fired Alston & Bird Aide Fights Arbitration Of Vax Claims

    An Alston & Bird LLP staffer fired after refusing to get vaccinated for COVID-19 told a Georgia federal court that it should refuse to force her discrimination suit into arbitration, since her employment contract was not a matter of interstate commerce.

  3. March 13, 2024

    Ex-Alston & Bird Aide Should Arbitrate Vax Suit, Judge Says

    A former Alston & Bird LLP aide fired for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 should have to take her discrimination claims against the firm to arbitration, a Georgia magistrate judge recommended Wednesday.

  4. December 12, 2023

    Alston & Bird Says Absent Initials Don't Nix Arb. Of Vax Claims

    Alston & Bird LLP has told a Georgia federal court that a former administrative assistant cannot rely on the argument that the firm did not properly initial an arbitration agreement in order to avoid going to arbitration over her claims of being improperly fired for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

  5. November 29, 2023

    Alston & Bird Vax Bias Suit Paused During Arbitration Push

    A Georgia federal judge froze a suit Wednesday from a former Alston & Bird LLP administrative assistant who said she was fired for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine, while the court mulls the firm's bid to force the case to arbitration.

  6. November 22, 2023

    Meet The Attys Facing Off In Alston & Bird COVID Vaccine Suit

    A discrimination lawsuit against Alston & Bird LLP over a former aide's refusal to take a COVID-19 vaccine has pitted a solo practitioner with a history of pursuing similar claims against two firm attorneys whose clients have included the likes of famed ex-lawyer L. Lin Wood and NASCAR.

  7. November 01, 2023

    Alston & Bird Seeks To Arbitrate Ex-Aide's COVID Vax Claims

    Alston & Bird LLP has called on a Georgia federal court to force a former firm employee to arbitrate her claims of being improperly fired for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a week after the firm removed the case to the U.S. District Court in Atlanta.

  8. October 25, 2023

    Alston & Bird Pulls Ex-Aide's COVID Suit Into Federal Court

    In a discrimination lawsuit Alston & Bird LLP moved to Georgia federal court on Wednesday, a former firm employee is claiming she was improperly fired for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19.