Category Archives: American Bar Association

The American Bar Association (ABA) governs legal standards for law schools and the ethical standards of employment law attorneys currently practicing.

Congratulations to Attorney Rick Seymour, Rated 2017 Top Lawyer by the Washingtonian!

Please join us in congratulating Attorney Richard T. Seymour, who was recently rated one of 2017’s Top Lawyers by the Washingtonian! The Washingtonian is a monthly magazine distributed in the Washington, D.C. area, where Mr. Seymour practices employment law. Mr. Seymour’s practice involves four areas, each of which draws on his almost 50 years of experience. He represents employees in the U.S. and abroad in matters of harassment, retaliation and unjust accusations of wrongdoing. He also helps resolve disagreements as a neutral mediator. The Law Office of Richard T. Seymour was founded in 2005 in the hopes of providing legal services to a wide range of clients, acting as neutral mediators or arbitrators, acting as consultants for other law firms and providing expert legal evaluations in class-action lawsuits. Attorney Richard Seymour graduated from Harvard Law School in 1968 and has worked for civil rights and employee rights ever since. He…
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Richard Seymour Spoke On Evidence In Employment Cases As Part Of An Ali-aba Conference

Richard Seymour spoke on December 5, 2008, on Evidence in employment cases, at an ALI-ABA conference in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the American Law Institute and American Bar Association.

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American Arbitration Association Adds Richard Seymour to its Commercial and Employment Rosters of Arbitrators

On September 10, 2007, the American Arbitration Association added Richard Seymour to its roster of Commercial Arbitrators and its roster of Employment Panel arbitrators. As a result, he is now available to arbitrate cases under the AAA Commercial Rules and under its Employment Rules. Here are some of the obvious questions and his perhaps less obvious answers: Question: Why? Answer: I’ve been representing plaintiffs in individual cases and class actions, and have sometimes been aligned with employers defending affirmative action, for almost 38 years since I left the government. In that time, I’ve had some class cases that took more than 20 to 25 years to resolve. I’ve had some individual cases that took three or more years to resolve. I read a lot of appellate cases for the book I do for the American Bar Association, and have seen individual cases take ten or more years to resolve through…
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