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Pepper Crutcher Serves as Panel Moderator During The Federalist Society’s Teleforum on DOJ’s “No Poach” Prosecutions

Pepper Crutcher, partner in the firm’s Jackson office and member of the Labor & Employment Practice, has been tapped to moderate “Criminal Market Allocation or Pro-Competitive Agreement: The Debate over DOJ’s “No Poach” Prosecutions,” a panel presentation bringing together distinguished counsel from various industries to discuss the new enforcement initiative at The Federalist Society’s webinar. The virtual teleforum will take place on April 21, 2022 at 12 p.m. EDT. 

The panel will share insights on the DOJ’s decision to now criminally prosecute “no poach” agreements. The webinar will include the examination of the evolution of “no poach” from the DOJ’s 2016 Guidance for Human Resource Professionals to the cases that are currently pending before judges and at least one jury.  

The Federalist Society was founded in 1982 as a forum to bring together attorneys, judges, business and policy leaders, and others interested in analyzing and improving the state of the law. The organization is dedicated to the discussion and debate of the most important issues and ideas of the legal profession. Pepper is a co-founder and board member of The Federalist Society Mississippi.

Pepper advises and advocates for a wide range of Southeast U.S., private sector employers. As the leader of the firm's Affordable Care Act practice, Pepper also helps employers, insurers, brokers, administrators and providers achieve ACA compliance and appeal ACA assessments. Pepper has been recognized by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Mid-South Super Lawyers.