Sandquist v. Lebo Automotive: The California Supreme Court Decides "Who Decides" (PDF)
The California Supreme Court in Sandquist v. Lebo Automotive, Inc., added its voice to the chorus opining on the hotly-contested issue of "who decides" whether an arbitration agreement permits a disputed employment practice to be adjudicated on a classwide basis. This article explores the Sandquist decision in light of federal appellate court decisions.
Arthur F. Silbergeld is an employment litigation partner of Thompson Coburn LLP in Los Angeles. Mr. Silbergeld defends employers against wage class action, harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination claims and represents clients in labor relations and employment matters. He can be reached at (310) 282-9214 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nicole M. Rivers is a litigation associate at Thompson Coburn LLP in Los Angeles. She can be reached at (310) 282-9435 or email@example.com.
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