Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated the arbitration agreements that an interstate trucking company had with its independent contractor drivers. That case arose in the context of a class action wage and hour lawsuit brought by a group of independent contractor interstate truck drivers alleging that they were not properly paid. The company...… Continue Reading
Katherine Hopkins was elected Chair of the Tarrant County Bar Association's Bankruptcy Section for the 2016-2017 year. The purposes of the Bankruptcy Law Section are (a) to study bankruptcy law in Tarrant County, as well as in other parts of Texas and the United States; (b) to develop a forum for discussion of bankruptcy law among lawyers; (c) to teach the lawyers, judges, and the public in Tarrant County about bankruptcy law through the sponsoring of seminars and the use of other methods; and (d) to develop a forum at which judges, other public officials, both state and federal, and attorneys and other professional may speak in Tarrant County.