MAECHTLEN_LauraBW“The demise of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) restriction of the institution of marriage to heterosexual unions was not the last chapter in same-sex couples’ quest for equality. Questions remain to be litigated, particularly those involving the workplace, and employers must stay on high alert lest their benefit plans or policies run afoul of emerging law.”

 

 

In the most recent issue of the LexisNexis® Corporate Counsel Advisory, long-time legal editor Kristin Casler wrote about class actions post-DOMA, relying on the insights of Laura J. Maechtle, a partner with Seyfarth Shaw LLP in San Francisco.

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