• October 26, 2006

    London Snapshot: Allen & Overy

    While Microsoft Corp. is probably not going to be ringing up Allen & Overy’s antitrust practice anytime soon, the group does not necessarily see that as a loss.

  • October 19, 2006

    Fox Rothschild Snags National Employment Boutique

    Fox Rothschild LLP has acquired a national employment boutique, adding 53 attorneys to its labor and employment practice and significantly expanded its capabilities.

  • October 17, 2006

    CKE Unit Hardee's Sued For Sexual Harrassment

    A minor served Hardee’s a sex discrimination suit on Monday, claiming she was harassed and assaulted while working as a cashier at the fast food chain.

  • October 16, 2006

    Law Firm Profile: DLA Piper

    DLA Piper LLP’s employment practice has one major advantage over almost all other employment practice groups in the world—its international scope.

  • October 17, 2006

    Construction Firm Settles Race Discrimination Suit

    An Ohio construction company accused of illegally firing black carpenters and replacing them with inexperienced latino workers has settled a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

  • October 12, 2006

    Law Firm Profile: Bryan Cave LLP

    When it comes to relationships with clients, the attorneys in Bryan Cave LLP’s employment practice are looking for more than just a one-case stand.

  • October 9, 2006

    Former Cendant Chief Faces Third Trial

    With two hung juries behind him, former Cendant Corp. executive Walter Forbes is facing yet another trial this week on charges that he participated in a $3 billion accounting scheme at the travel and real estate firm.

  • October 5, 2006

    Sara Lee's Severance Waiver Triggers New EEOC Suit

    Sara Lee Corp. has once again been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, this time for withholding severance pay from laid-off employees who didn’t sign away their rights to file complaints with the agency.

  • October 2, 2006

    EEOC Hits U-Haul With Racial Discrimination Suit

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against U-Haul Inc., accusing the moving company of inflicting racial discrimination and verbal abuse on a handful of Filipino and Hispanic workers.

  • October 2, 2006

    Law Firm Profile: Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

    When the labor and employment practice of Los Angeles law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP accepts a major case, all parties involved know the firm plans to tackle the matter with the utmost urgency, according to William “Bill” J. Kilberg, who heads up the firm’s labor and employment practice.

  • September 28, 2006

    University Of Phoenix Hit With Discrimination Suit

    The nation’s largest for-profit university has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging it discriminates against employees who aren’t Mormon.

  • September 29, 2006

    EEOC Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Denny's

    Family-restaurant chain Denny’s Inc. has come under fire for allegedly discriminating against disabled employees, with a federal lawsuit filed on Thursday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charging that the chain denied the workers reasonable accommodation and medical leave.

  • September 27, 2006

    Law Firm Profile: Lathrop & Gage L.C.

    In order to effectively deal with the highly complex and rapidly changing world of employment law and labor relations, Lathrop & Gage LC doesn’t limit itself to the courtroom.

  • September 26, 2006

    Starbucks Beaned By Antitrust Suit

    Setting the scene for a David versus Goliath showdown, the owner of a small Washington coffee company has sued Starbucks Corp. for allegedly engaging in anti-competitive practices that drove her out of business.

  • September 15, 2006

    Law Firm Profile: Jones Day

    When facing a large and complex class action suit, employers ranging from Wal-Mart to Pepsi-Cola Co. to Boston Market Corp. have turned to Jones Day’s labor and employment practice group.

  • September 6, 2006

    Personality Tests May Open Employers To Legal Risks

    An increase in lawsuits alleging that employer-given personality tests violate the American Disabilities Act may cause employers to reconsider giving the exams to potential employees.

  • September 1, 2006

    Littler Mendelson Ranked #1 In Employment Litigation

    The largest law firm in the United States to focus exclusively on labor and employment law has been retained more than any other firm in employment lawsuits in the past year, though two other employment-only firms are in close pursuit, according to our survey of the 250+ largest U.S. law firms.

  • September 5, 2006

    Greenberg Traurig Ranked #1 In Trademark Litigation

    Greenberg Traurig LLP blew away the competition this past year as the most frequently hired firm when it came to trademark litigation, according to our survey of the 250+ largest law firms in the United States.

  • August 25, 2006

    Ex-CEO Claims Company Ignored Auditor Warnings

    Real estate developer Mills Corp. deliberately ignored warnings from its outside auditor about faulty accounting practices, according to a lawsuit filed against the company by its former CEO.

  • August 24, 2006

    Trustee Objects To Best's Investment Bank Choice

    The U.S. Trustee overseeing Best Manufacturing Group LLC’s bankruptcy case has objected to the company’s choice of an investment bank, balking at fees that “could total millions of dollars.”