S&C Partner Julie Jordan and Associate Antonia Stamenova-Dancheva Author Lexis Practice Advisor Article on AAA Arbitration

July 8, 2020
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Julie Jordan, co-head of S&C’ s Labor & Employment practice, has co-authored an article with litigation associate Antonia Stamenova-Dancheva providing guidance on arbitrating employment-related disputes before the American Arbitration Association.  The article, “AAA Arbitration for Employment Lawyers,” was published in Lexis Practice Advisor.
The authors explain that there are various reasons why arbitration may be preferred to traditional litigation for employment disputes, including that “arbitrations generally have looser pleading standards; less burdensome discovery…; streamlined motion practice and hearings; and limited appeals, resulting in a less expensive process that resolves more quickly than litigation through the courts.”  In reviewing the steps involved in preparing for and commencing an employment arbitration, the authors discuss key considerations for claimants and respondents, and examines in detail contested arbitrability questions on which circuit courts are split.
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