Written by our own, Tom Hagy, Managing Director, HB Litigation Conferences

Mandatory arbitration clauses. They have been sitting there quietly and often unexamined in thousands or even millions of consumer contracts. Mandatory arbitration has also been part of the fabric of labor law. But things are heating up over this ubiquitous clause. And now the issue has been taken up by several U.S. Courts of Appeal and, in the employment context, by the Supreme Court. Read on to see what arguments are being made and where things stand today.