“Sign on the Dotted Line: Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements Against Predecessor Company”

Latiqua Liles of Genova Burns has this article in JD Supra, discussing the New Jersey Appellate Division’s decision in Hampton v. ADT, LLC , which overruled a trial court order compelling a former employee to arbitrate claims against his former employer’s predecessor. As the article explains, the Appellate Division held that the lower court erred in sending the case to arbitration without determining “unresolved controlling facts,” including those needed to ascertain whether the successor employee was the assignee of an enforceable arbitration agreement signed by the employee but not his employer.

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