Allen Al-Haj


Watch our North America Trade Secrets Practice discusses an often over looked procedural loophole in the federal removal statute called “snap removal”—removing a case based on diversity jurisdiction before any in-state defendant has been served—that has recently been expanded by federal courts by allowing both in-state and out-of-state defendants to remove on this basis.  In this chat, Bradford Newman, Allen Al-Haj, and Mark Ratway also highlight why defendants typically prefer defending trade secret and restrictive…