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John Lewis, David Posner Speak at Labor & Employment Law Conference

News / April 25, 2016

Partners John Lewis and David Posner were presenters at the 16th Annual Northern Ohio Labor & Employment Law Conference on April 20-21, 2016. Lewis gave a presentation on “Arbitration Agreements and Class Action Waivers -- Federal and State Issues” that discussed how to favorably resolve such actions and the use of arbitration agreements with class and collective action waivers, while Posner discussed “Selected Legal Issues and Litigation Tactics Regarding Restrictive Employment Covenants” that highlighted best practices for choice of law and venue for employee covenants not to compete.

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