John Lewis Comments on Supreme Court Nominee's Experience with Class Actions, Arbitration Issues

News / September 30, 2020

Partner John Lewis is quoted in an article published by on Sept. 30, 2020. The article discusses how U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has ruled in past class actions and arbitration matters. Regarding Judge Barrett’s ruling in Wallace v. Grubhub, which involved the Federal Arbitration Act’s application to gig workers, Lewis told the publication:

“There is a likelihood, not perhaps in the near future, but certainly in the future, that those kinds of issues will make their way to the Supreme Court: Who falls in the class of workers covered by the residual clause? A lot of the litigation we’re going to see in the future is going to be over the scope of the residual clause, and to whom does that apply, and what role do they have to play in commerce to fall within the exemption?”

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