On February 6, 2007, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in a 2-1 decision, affirmed the district court's certification of a nationwide class of approximately 1.5 million current and former female employees who were employed at one or more of Wal-Mart's 3,400 stores across the country. The Court's ruling in Dukes v.
Editor: Would each of you gentlemen give our readers some idea of your background and professional experience?
Quinn: I have been practicing with Weil Gotshal for over 35 years, since graduating from Fordham Law School. Shortly after beginning at Weil Gotshal I was involved in Robertson v. NBA - as in Oscar Robertson - the earliest of the major sports...
It is frequently the case that employers design executive compensation arrangements providing for the payment of certain benefits only if the executive does not go to work for a competitor after termination of employment.