UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
MATTHEW J. RYAN,Plaintiff,v.BUCKLEYSANDLER LLP1250 24th Street, N.W., Suite 700Washington, DC 20037KIRK JENSEN1250 24th Street, N.W., Suite 700Washington, DC 20037ELIZABETH MCGINN1250 24th Street, N.W., Suite 700Washington, DC 20037Defendants.Case No.: 1:13-cv-01816Hon. Beryl A. Howell
DEFENDANTS’ MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES INSUPPORT OF THEIR MOTION TO DISMISS AND COMPEL ARBITRATION
Defendants BuckleySandler LLP, Kirk Jensen, and Elizabeth McGinn move this Courtunder the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. § 1
., to dismiss this case and compelarbitration on the ground that Plaintiff Matthew J. Ryan’s (“Plaintiff”) claims are subject tomandatory, binding arbitration.
Plaintiff, a 47 year old white male, began his association with the predecessor toBuckleySandler in March 2008 on a temporary basis as a contract attorney through a legalstaffing agency, assisting with document reviews. (Compl. ¶ 10.) That temporary associationterminated in or around April 2009 with the conclusion of the project for which Plaintiff washired. (
.) In December 2009, BuckleySandler hired Plaintiff as an employee on a temporary
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