Companies Considering Layoffs Face Tradeoff Between Diversity and Experience

Headlines announcing impending layoffs and furloughs abound as the economy declines due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus and a downturn in the oil and gas sector. Depending on the demographics of their employees, some firms may be particularly susceptible to risk of adverse impact in layoff and furlough decisions.

Are Pandemic Sellers Actually Violating Price-Gouging Laws?

As COVID-19 spreads throughout the country, it is especially important unscrupulous sellers do not take advantage of Americans by selling products at unconscionable prices. In this article, published in Law360, Edgeworth Partners Dr. John H. Johnson, Dr. George Korenko, and Matthew Milner describe various concepts used when identifying appropriate benchmarks and comparators in an assessment of price gouging.

Dr. Nathan Woods Provides Expert Testimony in California PAGA Case

Dr. Nathan Woods was retained by the defense in a matter brought against Starbucks Corporation in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. The case was filed by a Plaintiff asserting a representative cause of action under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).

Edgeworth Economics Recognized as Top Economic Consultancy by Global Competition Review

GCR’s profile on Edgeworth notes the firm’s 10-year anniversary and highlights some of its competition work and accomplishments, including advisory to a leading technology firm in an arbitration case involving issues of price-fixing.

Edgeworth Client Secures Landmark Win in Federal Antitrust Case Alleging Conspiracy to Raise Egg Prices

In a second trial addressing allegations of a conspiracy to reduce the supply of egg-laying hens, Edgeworth President Dr. Jesse David testified in federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, helping secure a landmark win on behalf of Rose Acre Farms.

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