Phillip Walters

Phillip Walters focuses his practice on employment litigation in state and federal courts, including retaliation claims and wage and hour claims. Phillip also has experience representing clients in arbitration and mediation.

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Thanks for Your Opinion, But We’ve Got This: SCOTUS Eliminates Long-Standing Deference to Federal Agency Statutory Interpretation

Based upon a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, federal regulatory agencies are no longer entitled to deference as to their interpretation of a statute that is ambiguous, and federal courts are now compelled to exercise their independent judgment in deciding if an agency acted within its statutory authority. While the Supreme Court was … Continue Reading