Recent Federal Appellate Decision Highlights Risks Posed to Public Universities and Colleges from Constitutional Violations in Title IX Sexual Misconduct Investigations

The federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision on February 9, 2018 that highlights the many challenges currently facing public universities and colleges’ efforts to comply with Title…

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Eleventh Circuit Holds that a Fair Labor Standards Act “Opt-In” Collective Action Claim Does Not Bar Further State-Law “Opt-Out” Class Action Claims

On September 28, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit issued its decision in Calderone v. Scott, a case that had implications for Florida plaintiffs with wage claims against their employers.[1]  In Calderone,…

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Sean Johnson selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017© in Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, and Litigation – Securities
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Johnson & Cassidy is pleased to announce that Firm partner Sean Johnson has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017© in the practices areas of…

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Spreading the Secret: Early “Defend Trade Secrets Act” Decision Shows that Businesses Have the Choice of Pursuing Misappropriation of Trade Secret Claims in Either State or Federal Court

In one of the first cases filed in Florida under the new Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), a federal court relied on precedent under Florida’s own Uniform Trade Secrets…

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