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Discovery

Foreign Regulatory Files and the Scope of Discovery

The collective book of federal case law is full of quotable one-liners about the broad nature of civil discovery. These pithy passages embolden the plaintiffs’ bar to request almost anything and result in a judiciary hesitant to shut down seemingly relevant but broad discovery requests. As a...

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Labor & Employment

Using Statistics Effectively in Wage and Hour Litigation: An Employer’s Offensive and Defensive Tactics

The plaintiffs’ bar has increasingly used class action litigation in recent years to reap large damages from employers. That increase has not been lacking in wage and hour litigation. Both the collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the state-law-based...

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Labor & Employment

The EEOC’s Systemic Initiative And High-Priority Enforcement Areas: Compliance Strategies For Employers

Introduction The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (commonly referred to as the EEOC) is the agency charged with enforcing many of our federal laws prohibiting workplace discrimination. In recent years, the EEOC has pursued with vigor its “systemic initiative” – an...

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News & Announcements

Shook Wins $58 Million Verdict for Health Care Group

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GSK Litigation Group Honors Shook Hardy for Inclusion and Diversity

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