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Waivers of Arbitration Clauses in Employment Agreements

2022-05-27T15:56:10-07:00

Can a party waive an arbitration clause in an employment agreement if there has been no prejudice to the other party? The U.S. Supreme Court says, "Yes!"

Waivers of Arbitration Clauses in Employment Agreements2022-05-27T15:56:10-07:00

Judges Cannot Intervene During Private Arbitration

2021-02-26T18:58:47-08:00

Arbitration is an alternative venue to court. If a party could seek a judge midcourse, there would be increased delays and expenses for all parties.

Judges Cannot Intervene During Private Arbitration2021-02-26T18:58:47-08:00

At-Will Employment: How Are Job Positions Valued?

2021-01-29T17:29:51-08:00

Some employment roles have value beyond wages. An employment offer that overpromises or is not well-drafted can be just as risky, if not more so, than having no employment offer at all.

At-Will Employment: How Are Job Positions Valued?2021-01-29T17:29:51-08:00

Washington’s Consumer Protection Act: No Materiality Required

2020-10-30T10:19:15-07:00

By understanding that even minor, unintentional marketing mistakes can lead to consumer protection claims, business owners can better manage the risks of their various marketing efforts.

Washington’s Consumer Protection Act: No Materiality Required2020-10-30T10:19:15-07:00

Non-Compete Agreements: Expiration Date and Appellate Fate

2020-08-28T17:29:56-07:00

Time flies, but lawsuits move slowly, so it's entirely possible that parties may be involved in court litigation when the restrictive time frame in a non-compete agreement expires. Why is that important?

Non-Compete Agreements: Expiration Date and Appellate Fate2020-08-28T17:29:56-07:00

Liquidated Damages in Washington Contracts

2019-02-27T21:24:42-08:00

Forecasting a Reasonable Remedy for Uncertain Damages By Stacia Hofmann In January's blogpost, I interpreted ...More

Liquidated Damages in Washington Contracts2019-02-27T21:24:42-08:00