But Manhattan U.S. District Judge Denise Cote refused to give the DOJ some of the requested remedies that Apple's lawyers at Gibson Dunn had called "a draconian and punitive intrusion into Apple's business."
A battle over who gets to develop major Argentine shale gas and oil deposits is far from over, but this week lawyers for Repsol S.A. at Quinn Emanuel scored an important early win over Bridas Group and its counsel at Cahill Gordon.
Developer Larry Silverstein has lost his attempt to win as much as $3.5 billion from airlines to pay for extra losses he endured as a result of the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center complex.
CSX and its lawyers at Baker Donelson won a ruling in a long-running tax dispute with Alabama. The Eleventh Circuit found that the state discriminated against the railroad company by forcing it to pay a sales tax on diesel fuel while exempting trucking and barge companies.
Irving Picard pulled out all the stops in a bid to revive mega-billions claims against big banks that allegedly facilitated Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme. But it wasn't enough.
The decision tossing claims by U.S. Bank is a victory for Verizon and its lawyers at Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel; and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, who've worked on the litigation for almost three years.