Stuart Gerson Featured in “Attys React to Supreme Court’s DirecTV Arbitration Decision”


Stuart M. Gerson, a Member of the Firm in the Litigation and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, was featured in Law360, in “Attys React to Supreme Court’s DirecTV Arbitration Decision.” (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

"This decision is of importance, not just (but especially) in California, because it both reiterates Concepcion and because it mandates that arbitration clauses, particularly those with class action waivers, can be enforced in consumer (and one would argue, employment) contracts, but those provisions are most likely to be enforced when it is made clear that the parties intend that the provision be governed by the FAA and that no reversion to state law is intended."