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Erin Rhinehart Named to Benchmark Litigation's 'Under 40 Hot List'

Erin Rhinehart, a partner at Faruki PLL, has again been added to Benchmark Litigation’s “Under 40 Hot List”.  The “Under 40 Hot List” honors the.. Read More

Oh Bend and Snap! Reese Witherspoon and Company Draper James Are Sued

As those of you who have seen the movie “Legally Blonde” may remember, when Reese Witherspoon’s character Elle Woods takes over as lead defense.. Read More

Supreme Court Expands 'Ministerial Exception' to Employment Discrimination Laws

Earlier this term, the Supreme Court clarified that employment decisions based on "[a]n individual's homosexuality or transgender status" are.. Read More

Court Dismisses Complaint Against Tweet About Lincoln Memorial

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky recently granted a motion to dismiss a complaint brought by a group of.. Read More

Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Prohibits Certain Discrimination

In a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court has determined that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating.. Read More

A Note of Appreciation, Purpose and Resolve

At a time of great discord, one fact that meets with universal agreement:  2020 has been a year unlike any other.  From the ongoing ravages of the.. Read More

Faruki PLL Welcomes Summer Clerks for 2020

Faruki PLL is pleased to welcome Raika Casey and Greg Magarian as their 2020 summer clerks.  They bring distinctive views and experiences along with.. Read More

A Different Kind of COVID Protection: The Ohio Legislature Steps in to Protect Businesses from Lawsuits Relating to COVID-19 Infections

On May 28, 2020, the Ohio House of Representative passed House Bill 606 (H.B. 606), aimed at protecting businesses and health care providers from.. Read More

Sixth Circuit Decision Illustrates How Debtors are Often Unable to Discharge Judgment Debts for Business Tort Claims in Bankruptcy

Due to the economic repercussions of COVID-19, businesses are increasingly viewing bankruptcy as an option in light of their vanishing profits and.. Read More

A Plaintiff's Voluntary Dismissal Could Revive a Defendant's Previously Waived Defenses

It is well-established that the failure to assert many defenses, such as lack of personal jurisdiction, in an answer or motion to dismiss risks.. Read More
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