An Arbitration Clause May Present A Defense To A Data Breach Class Action – But At What Cost?
By: Bill Cheney
A common defense strategy in response to data privacy and security class actions is to file a motion to compel arbitration. The arbitration forum has a number of advantages, including efficiency, speed, lower costs, expertise, and confidentiality, …
Cal. Supreme Court Says Attorneys May Not Get Paid If They Have A Flawed “Blanket” Conflict of Interest Waiver
By: Greg Fayard
The California Supreme Court has weighed in on the vital importance of conflict of interest waivers. A flawed one could deprive attorneys of their fees.
On August 30, 2018, the Supreme Court analyzed the validity of a …