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Attorneys’ fees severable from arbitration agreement (access required)

A clause in an arbitration agreement awarding attorneys’ fees to the prevailing party can be severed, because the Virginia Values Act only entitles a plaintiff to an award of attorneys’ fees, the Western District of Virginia has ruled. As a ...

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Celebrating 2022’s Leaders, Up & Coming Lawyers (access required)

Legal luminaries from across the commonwealth came together for Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s Leaders in the Law and Up & Coming Lawyers awards program. The honorees for the Class of 2022 were celebrated at a recognition awards event on Oct. 25 ...

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Timely correction saves complaint (access required)

A prompt correction to a signature defect on a complaint alleging Title VII violations against a plaintiff’s former employer allowed the complaint to survive a motion to dismiss filed by the defendant employer for untimely filing. The signature defect was ...

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‘Go To Lawyers’ for medical malpractice law announced (access required)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce the “Go To Lawyers” for medical malpractice law, for both plaintiffs’ and defense side. Now in its third year, the “Go To Lawyers” program recognizes top lawyers in a particular practice area. Earlier ...

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Kallen named VLW’s 2022 ‘Leader of the Year’ (access required)

Michelle S. Kallen was chosen by her peers as Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s 2022 “Leader of the Year.” Kallen, former solicitor general with the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia and now a partner at Jenner & Block in Washington, ...

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