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August 4, 2020 Recorder

Stephen Newman, a partner in Stroock’s Financial Services Litigation, Regulation and Enforcement Group, was recently featured in a article titled “Companies Not Liable for Interfering With At-Will Contract, California Supreme Court Rules.”

Stephen discussed the recent ruling from the California Supreme Court in Ixchel Pharma LLC’s suit against Biogen Inc., describing it as a pleasant surprise that largely seems to promote innovation and economic growth.

“In general, California gets a bad rap as being hostile to business, but the true fact is we have a tremendous number of innovators here — both individuals and companies,” Stephen said, “and I am heartened to see the California Supreme Court appears to be taking an approach that is pro-innovation.”

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