A federal judge scolded arbitration firm JAMS over one of its shareholders’ failure to timely disclose the extent of her financial interests in the firm, adding that JAMS also had “far greater contacts” with the law firm representing the defendants than it disclosed at the start of the case.
U.S. District Judge J. Curtis Joyner of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s excoriation came in his ruling declining to vacate an arbitration award in favor of the defendants, NTT Data, sued by plaintiff Sarah Martin over alleged sex discrimination. The case went to arbitration in February 2018 before JAMS arbitrator and shareholder Vivien Shelanski.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]