The Third Circuit issued a noteworthy split 2-1 decision last month, finding that a company’s claim under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) against several Unions failed, where the Unions’ tactics as part of a corporate campaign and its “extortion through fear of economic loss” directed at
Claudia Khoury-Yacoub is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group and Employment Counseling & Training Group. She is currently on client secondment.
Claudia has assisted in litigation and investigation matters related to workplace harassment, discrimination and retaliation. In addition to her litigation practice, Claudia assists employers in counseling matters, developing policies and handbooks and preparing training programs for employees.
Claudia earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School. While at Harvard, Claudia worked as a student attorney in several clinical programs, assisting in trial preparation related to child abuse and human trafficking clams in the Child Advocacy Clinic, representing clients seeking asylum in the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program and arguing motions before the Waltham District Court in the Criminal Prosecution Clinic.