Attorneys for both Abbott Labs and GSK filed new briefs to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit this week on whether gays and lesbians can be excluded from juries via peremptory challenge.
Lawyers for US Airways and American Airlines at Dechert, O'Melveny & Myers, and Jones Day came out swinging against the Justice Department on Wednesday, insisting that the government's case against the companies' $11 billion merger is a lost cause.
It’s the second mega-suit filed by DOJ litigators since William Baer, a former partner at Arnold & Porter, took over as head of the antitrust division in early January.
Pointing to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on class actions, a federal appeals court in Washington on Friday struck down the certification of thousands of businesses pursuing a large-scale antitrust case against four major freight rail companies.
The case of Linda Grant Williams—the former Big Law partner who picked a fight with Wall Street titans—has been bouncing around the courts for five years. Fortunately for Williams, this week a New York appellate court refused to give the litigation another bounce in the banks' favor.
Four years after regulators began investigating alleged collusion by the banks controlling the CDS market, private antitrust litigation is finally starting to take shape.
In its e-books price fixing case, the DOJ wants the court to appoint a monitor with sweeping authority to make sure Apple complies with antitrust laws. Apple asserts this would undermine its legitimate operations.
Electronic Arts and its lawyers at Davis Wright Tremaine and Keker & Van Nest got mixed tidings Wednesday in a pair of decisions from the Ninth Circuit. But the news was mostly bad for the video game maker, and nothing but good for plaintiffs lawyer Steve Berman.
Intuit Inc. has agreed to settle an antitrust lawsuit accusing the company and other Silicon Valley tech firms of conspiring not to poach each other's high-value employees.