Alisha Kormondy

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Alisha Kormondy is an associate in Stoel Rives’ Labor & Employment group and enjoys learning about her clients’ businesses and helping them resolve employment-related disputes.

Before joining Stoel Rives, Alisha was a summer associate at the firm in 2016 and at Ogletree Deakins in 2015. While in law school, she served as editor-in-chief of the Oregon Law Review and was a recipient of the Excellence in Written Advocacy Award.

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Ninth Circuit Requires Proof of “But For” Causation for Claims Under Americans with Disabilities Act

On Tuesday, August 20, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a case entitled Murray v. Mayo Clinic, joined four other Circuit Courts of Appeal in holding that a “but for” causation standard applies in ADA discrimination claims.  This standard is considered to make it more difficult for employees to prove discrimination claims than what … Continue Reading

Resources for Protecting Your Company During an ICE Raid

With all of the buzz about potential impending raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”), many employers are understandably concerned about the rights of their employees, as well as their own rights and obligations with respect to ICE activity. Employers must be careful to not provide assistance to employees beyond providing factual information about … Continue Reading

Supreme Court Rules Mandatory Union Fees for Public Sector Employees are Unconstitutional

In yet another significant victory for employers, the United States Supreme Court has held that the First Amendment prohibits public sector unions from collecting mandatory “agency fees” from non-union members who do not consent to the payment of fees.  The Court’s ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, Council 31 overturns prior precedent that allowed public sector … Continue Reading