Practical Law Article w-026-4070 (Approx. 8 pages)
Ten Arguments for Invalidating Forum Selection Clauses
by John F. Coyle, Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, and Katherine C. Richardson, Associate, McGuireWoods, with Practical Law Commercial Litigation
Law stated as of 17 Jul 2020 • USA (National/Federal)
An article highlighting ten legal arguments that have been successfully invoked by plaintiffs in actual cases to invalidate contractual outbound forum selection clauses (that is, clauses that require the suit to be heard in a jurisdiction other than the one where plaintiff filed the lawsuit).