FAA doesn’t preempt NY law barring mandatory arbitration of bias claims – judge

FAA doesn’t preempt NY law barring mandatory arbitration of bias claims – judge

A New York state judge has ruled that sexual harassment claims by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc’s vice president of legal affairs are not “economic in nature,” so the luxury goods retailer cannot force her lawsuit into arbitration.

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