Month: May 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Employment Agreements Requiring Arbitration On An Individual Rather Than Class Or Collective Basis.


05/24/2018Bibeau Anne G.

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis on May 21, 2018, holding that employers and employees can agree in arbitration agreements that claims must be brought on an individual, rather than class or collective, basis. This decision reaffirms the federal policy favoring arbitration and a long line of cases requiring courts… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Named Largest Maritime Law Firm in Virginia

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05/24/2018Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP, an award-winning business and litigation law firm, was ranked as the largest maritime law firm in Virginia, as reported by Virginia Business Magazine. “Maritime law has always been a core practice area of our firm. We offer a comprehensive range of maritime-related services to our clients who are located all over the… Read more »

Agreements Not to Hire Another Business’s Employees And Sharing Wage Information May Violate Antitrust Laws


05/10/2018Bibeau Anne G.

By agreeing not to poach another business’s employees, or by sharing information with another business about your employees’ wages, you may be violating antitrust laws. The U.S. Justice Department’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking an aggressive stance against such business practices and warning that they may trigger civil and… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Jean Stallard Appointed to the American Arbitration Association’s Commercial Panel


05/10/2018Stallard, Jean M.

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that Jean M. Stallard, Of Counsel to the firm, has been appointed to serve as an arbitrator on the Commercial Panel of the American Arbitration Association®. Established in 1926, the American Arbitration Association®, with its long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, provides services to individuals… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Richmond Attorneys Among 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers


05/10/2018Vandeventer Black

A Vandeventer Black LLP attorney from the Richmond office was included on the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers list by Thompson Reuters. Attorneys from more than 70 practice areas are considered after being nominated based on professional accomplishments and peer recognition: Douglas M. Palais, Securities Litigation Additionally, Vandeventer Black’s legal team has been recently recognized among… Read more »

Richmond Attorneys Named Virginia Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’

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05/10/2018Vandeventer Black

A Vandeventer Black attorneys from the Richmond office is among the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. The Rising Star designation is awarded to top up-and-coming lawyers who are 40-years-old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less: Ashley G. Moss, Professional Liability Defense “We are very proud of the many accomplishments… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Named 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’

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05/10/2018Vandeventer Black

4 Vandeventer Black attorneys are among the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. The Rising Star designation is awarded to top up-and-coming lawyers who are 40-years-old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The selected attorneys are: Megan B. Caramore, Immigration / Business Jennifer L. Eaton, Business / Corporation Ashley G. Moss,… Read more »