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Conrad Scott

Conrad Scott is a litigator in the firm’s New York office and a member of the firm’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group. He focuses on representing financial institutions, life-sciences firms, and technology companies in appeals, complex commercial disputes, and litigation under the Administrative Procedure Act.

Conrad rejoined the firm after serving as a law clerk for Associate Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court.

On June 15, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, No. 20-1573, holding that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) requires California courts to honor agreements to arbitrate individual claims under the California Labor Private Attorneys General Act of 2004, Cal. Lab. Code § 2698 et seq. (“PAGA”).  Although Viking River Cruises is a significant win for California employers, it remains to be seen whether and to what extent the full scope of that win will be durable.Continue Reading Supreme Court Hands California Employers a Significant (if Qualified) Win