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Summer Associate Minority Clerkship

Summer Associate Minority Clerkship Nilan Johnson Lewis, a distinctive downtown law firm with an innovative, team-based approach to the practice of law, is taking Summer Associate Minority Clerkship applications for 2016. If you seek a professional atmosphere with a culture that emphasizes excellence, superior client service and teamwork, our Firm is for you. If interested […] More >

Crowdsourced Arbitration Claims Could Shake Up Labor Law

“What was once a cost-effective move could backfire if a company is targeted through a crowdsourced effort,” says Cornell. “Essentially that could lead to ‘death by 1,000 cuts.’ And until the courts have scrutinized this strategy, companies should be wary of the potential impact a crowdsourced arbitration or claims movement can have on labor and employment claims.” More >

Wall Street Journal Turns to Nilan Johnson Lewis for Expertise on Employment Benefits for Front Page Story

With same sex marriage being legal in all but 13 states, about a third of U.S. employers currently provide benefits for unmarried gay partners. But in states where gay marriage is legal, some employers are discontinuing domestic partner benefits and requiring all couples to wed whether gay or straight before receiving benefits. Cornell discussed the possibility of reverse discrimination lawsuits for employers, and how that is partially fueling the push for dropping domestic partnership benefits. More >