San Jose’s Challenge to Major League Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption Likely Headed for the Supreme Court

January 15, 2015 –The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals easily disposed of the City of San Jose’s claim that Major League Baseball’s “franchise relocation” policy violates state and federal antitrust laws, setting the stage for the dispute to be heard … Continue reading

To Sever or Not to Sever? A Key Consideration in Drafting Your Arbitration Agreement

January 7, 2015 – California employment laws – especially those involving so-called “representative” actions and arbitration – create a potential minefield for unwary employers. A decision issued today by the California Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Four) highlights … Continue reading