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Shirin Afsous is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Northern Virginia office. She has significant experience interacting with clients and developing case strategy. She is a litigation attorney focusing her practice on complex commercial litigation, including financial services litigation and commercial contract disputes across the country in state and federal courts. She also appears regularly in administrative proceedings, including assisting clients involved in governmental investigations. Shirin has handled trials as first chair attorney, and has wide-ranging experience drafting, researching, preparing witnesses for trial, conducting depositions, and arguing dispositive motions.

In a unanimous 9-0 decision issued April 12, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court held the “transportation worker” exemption under Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) does not require

Continue Reading Supreme Court Finds FAA ‘Transportation Worker’ Exemption Does Not Require Employment in Transportation Industry

In a trail of decisions turning back the clock to precedent under the Clinton-era Board, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has reversed the standard of review for employee handbook

Continue Reading NLRB Reverts to Heightened Legal Standard in Reviewing Employee Handbook Policies

The federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA or the Act) will take effect June 27, 2023. The Act requires “covered employers” to provide “reasonable accommodations” to a worker’s known limitations

Continue Reading Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Requires Employers to Provide Reasonable Accommodations Effective June 27