DC Partner Alec Farr and Associate Josh James authored an article May 13 in the Westlaw Journal Employment concerning a case study in the changes wrought in federal pleading standards by the Supreme Court’s decisions in Twombly and Iqbal. “Comparing the 11th Circuit’s decisions in Simpson and Mohawk II provides a powerful example of the potentially outcome-determinative effect of the revised pleading standards announced in Twombly and Iqbal,” they wrote. “While it remains unclear precisely how much specific data a plaintiff must allege to adequately plead injury, it is clear that conclusory allegations of injury and proximate cause that would have been sufficient in the past are no longer valid under Twombly and Iqbal.” Click here to read their full article.