class action news

Law360—Jeff Montgomery

The Office of the U.S. Trustee and two creditor groups called Friday for the rejection of a case dismissal deal in Constellation Enterprises LLC’s Delaware Chapter 11, saying the settlement “launders” assets and runs afoul of a recent U.S. Supreme Court “structured dismissal” ruling.

Bloomberg BNA—Kevin McGowan

Court Denies Bass Pro a Second Bite In Challenge to Scope of EEOC Power. Partner David Lopez is quoted.

Wall Street Journal—Beth Reinhard

The White House is considering Eric Dreiband, who filed discrimination lawsuits as the top lawyer at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [...] Outten & Golden Partner David Lopez is quoted. 

New York Daily News—Stephen Rex Brown

The Knicks aren’t the only lousy thing at Madison Square Garden — the Garden’s hiring practices are awful as well, according to a new class action lawsuit. Outten & Golden LLP attorney Christopher M. McNerney is quoted.

Court House News—Adam Klasfeld

Removing a hurdle that kept former Goldman Sachs employees from class certification in a gender bias suit, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that her predecessor misinterpreted Supreme Court precedent in the case alleging a “boy’s club” at the megabank. Outten & Golden LLP partner Adam T. Klein is quoted.

Law360—Vin Gurrieri

Goldman Sachs was unable to convince a New York federal judge Wednesday to cut claims by two former female vice presidents out of a proposed gender bias class action, with the judge saying the women can pursue reinstatement even though they didn't make any allegations that the bank improperly fired them.

Law360—Shayna Posses

TGI Friday’s tipped workers asked a New York federal judge on Wednesday to certify a class of employees seeking a determination that the restaurant chain and its former owner denied them proper wage and hour statements.