forum-selection clause

Olinick v. BMG Entertainment, 138 Cal. App. 4th 1286 (2006)

Martin Olinick, a lawyer who is admitted to practice both in New York and California, began working for BMG’s predecessor, RCA Records in New York in 1971. In the last of a series of 3-year employment agreements between the parties, Olinick and BMG executed an 8-page employment agreement covering the period from July 1,

Murphy v. Schneider Nat’l, Inc., 349 F.3d 1224 (9th Cir. 2003)

Charles E. Murphy was injured on premises owned by Trane Company while he was working as a long-haul trucker for Schneider National, Inc. Murphy filed a personal injury action against Schneider (which had failed to maintain a workers’ compensation policy) and Trane in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon

Intershop Communications AG v. Superior Court, 104 Cal. App. 4th 191 (2002)

Frank Martinez, a California resident, sued his former employer, Intershop Communications, Inc., and its German parent company for breach of a stock options exchange agreement. The exchange agreement contained a choice-of-law (German law) and forum-selection clause (Hamburg, Germany). The trial court denied Intershop’s motion to stay the proceedings pursuant to the doctrine