01
Oct

Michele Stephen and Miles Yanick will be attending the IR Global Annual Event in London on October 13 – 16, 2018.  The focus of this event is “Communication Matters”.  Simply  put,  effective  business  communication  is  the  lifeblood  of  any  organization.  It  helps  you  convey  your  ideas;  lead,  guide,  and motivate  your  employees;  and  resolve  conflicts  and  issues.  To  tackle  this  subject,  we  will  share  experiences  and  hear  from  a  variety  of  experts  including  world  renowned top  ...

01
Jun

David Bruce, Stephen Willey, and James Savitt have all been ranked as "Leaders in their Field" in Washington General Commercial Litigation. David Bruce excels in municipal litigation and also has extensive class action experience. One source notes that he is "a very effective litigator and expert in employment law," with a "calm, well informed, fully committed" style. Another client describes him as "very personable, very charming." Sources describe Stephen Willey as a "gifted advocate." He routinely handles intellectual property, business, ...

09
Oct

A waiver of the right to bring a class action is enforceable as part of an arbitration agreement, and a state law rule to the contrary is preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §1, et seq.[1] The FAA does not, however, preclude a rule barring contractual waiver of a representative action that does not use a class procedure, according to a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit, Sakkab v. Luxottica Retail North America, Inc.[2] In ...

23
Dec

Savitt Bruce & Willey is pleased to announce that we are listed as one of Washington's Best Law Firms in US News and World Report's evaluation for 2014.  Rankings are based on a process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.  Congratulations to our lawyers for their recognition!

21
Aug

Savitt Bruce & Willey is pleased to announce that David Bruce, James Savitt, Stephen Willey and Miles Yanick have each been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2014.  Best Lawyers is the oldest of the lawyer peer review guides, and recognition is based on professional achievement  as well as voting by peers in the legal community.