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Scott Tan is a law clerk in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group.

Scott earned his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where he served as a problem developer and member of the Moot Court Honors Board. He also worked as a research assistant for Dean Jennifer Mnookin and Professor Hiroshi Motomura.

In a motion for reconsideration filed on July 10, 2024, the plaintiffs in Ryan LLC v. Federal Trade Commission, No. 3:24-cv-00986-E (N.D. Tex. Apr. 23, 2024) urged the court to expand the scope of its limited preliminary injunction issued on July 3, 2024. The preliminary injunction was limited to only the named plaintiffs in

Earlier today, July 3, 2024, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction staying enforcement of the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) proposed final rule (“Final Rule”) banning most noncompete agreements in the United States.  However, the court’s preliminary injunction is limited in scope—it stays the Final Rule’s effective

Maryland Governor Wes Moore has signed into law SB 525/HB 649, which will require employers to include wage ranges in internal and external postings for positions that will be physically performed, at least in part, in the state of Maryland (the “Wage Transparency Law”).  The Wage Transparency Law will take effect on October 1

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) voted 3-2 to issue a proposed final rule (“Final Rule”), which, absent a successful legal challenge, will ban most noncompete agreements in the United States. 

Despite more than 26,000 comments from the public, the Final Rule does not narrow the rule first proposed by the FTC

***UPDATE: Governor Hochul signed the amendments into law on March 3, 2023.***

The New York State Legislature has approved chapter amendments to  New York State’s pay transparency law, which is slated to take effect on September 17, 2023.  The most notable revision would provide that the law applies to remote positions physically performed outside of

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed an expansive new rule which would impose a near-complete ban on the use of noncompetes (the “Proposed Rule”) by employers.  The Proposed Rule is the culmination of the FTC’s recent efforts, following President Biden’s July 9, 2021 Executive Order on promoting competition in the economy,