Marc Kasowitz of Kasowitz Benson and Simpson Thacher's David Woll faced off before a New York appellate panel weighing a crucial threshold issue for mortgage-backed securities repurchase cases.
A U.S. arbitrator awarded Kraft Foods Inc. $2.76 billion in its breach of contract dispute with Starbucks Corp. over packaged coffee.
Rejecting defense arguments made by DLA Piper, a federal judge in Brooklyn refused to dismiss a class action accusing British Airways PLC of imposing misleading fuel surcharges on members of its frequent flyer program.
DataTreasury Corp. and its defense lawyers at Herrick, Feinstein and McKenna Long & Aldridge have defeated a $100 million contract case brought by a jilted former DataTreasury employee. The bench verdict is the second big win for the company this year.
"A clearer conflict of interest cannot be imagined," a judge wrote of Boies Schiller's work in a case against a former firm client.
Lawyers at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft probably have mixed feeling about a ruling on Tuesday from Judge Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.