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Melanie Hamilton is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Orange County office.

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A divided Ninth Circuit panel dealt a blow to California employers recently in holding that a state law prohibiting mandatory arbitration agreements is largely not preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”).  California employers often have employees enter into such mandatory arbitration agreements as a condition of employment.

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About

Melanie Hamilton is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Orange County office.