Author: Connie Bertram

Former Washington Football Team General Counsel Accused NFL Investigator of Lying During Her Investigation

September 9, 2021 Workplace Investigations

On September 8, 2021, unsealed documents from a lawsuit launched in November 2020 by former Washington Football Team (WFT) General Counsel David P. Donovan against Beth Wilkinson, a litigator hired by the National Football League (NFL) to investigate sexual harassment claims at WFT, revealed that Donovan accused Wilkinson of lying […]

Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Former Tinder CEO Excluded from Upcoming Trial of Founder Dispute

July 27, 2021 Complex Employment Litigation and Arbitration

On July 14, 2021, a New York state judge excluded evidence of sexual harassment allegations against former Tinder CEO Gregory Blatt in the long-running litigation between the founders of Tinder and Match. In early 2018, early employees of Tinder and Match, including co-founder Sean Rad, accused Match Group and IAC, […]

Through DaVita Indictment, DOJ Continues Crackdown on Executive “No Poach” Agreements that Restrict Executive Mobility

July 27, 2021 Executive Litigation

On July 15, 2021, a Denver federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment charging DaVita Inc. and its former CEO, Kent Thiry, for conspiring with competing employers not to solicit executives and other senior personnel.  DaVita operates dialysis and kidney care centers across the country.  These charges are the result […]