Carla Kemp


The enactment of § 16 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) afforded courts with specific guidelines to follow in determining whether an order dealing with the arbitrability of a dispute is appealable. One issue, however, was not settled by the language of this statute. Altman Nursing, Inc. v. Clay Capital Corp. addresses this unresolved issue of whether an order compelling arbitration in the context of an embedded claim can be classified as final and immediately appealable



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