“Delaying Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements May Lead to Undesirable Consequences”

Lowell Ritter and Lucky Meinz of Sheppard, Mullin have authored this article, available in The National Law Review, discussing the California Court of Appeal’s decision in Garcia v. Haralambos Beverage Co. As they explain, the court “embraced the adage ‘time kills all deals’ to conclude that an employer waived its right to arbitrate the wage-hour claims at issue in the case,” and that “[b]y waiving its right to arbitrate, the employer also lost its ability to strike class claims as a result.”

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