The Litigation Daily
May 9, 2013 :: Employment
Sanford Heisler may have recently lost a name partner, but it hasn't lost its knack for filing attention-grabbing andif the firm has its waylucrative employment class actions.
May 9, 2013 :: Litigator of the Week
Pietz's doggedness helped shut down a copyright trolling enterprise that's been irritating judges around the country for three years, not to mention scandalizing the technology blogosphere.
May 9, 2013 :: IP
A year ago, New York publisher John Colby salvaged a trademark case against Apple when he drummed up new counsel from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. Unfortunately for Colby, Quinn Emanuel had a harder time winning over the judge.
The litigation that 18 banks brought against bond insurer MBIA Inc. four years ago has finally come to a close.
May 8, 2013 :: Employment
When a judge conditionally certified an unpaid Hearst intern's employment class action last summer, the decision was a bright spot for lowly magazine interns everywhere--not to mention an early victory for plaintiffs lawyers at Outten & Golden. Now they're back where they started: with no payday in sight.
May 8, 2013 :: Susan Beck's Summary Judgment
Has the credit rating agencies' overconfidence in investor litigation come back to bite them?
A federal judge in New York cleared the way for Chesapeake Energy to redeem $1.3 billion in notes, rejecting arguments by BNY's lawyers at Sidley Austin that the company had missed a deadline for the buy-back.
A coalition of technology companies led by Android developer Google Inc. publicly stepped up to back Samsung Electronics at the Federal Circuit.
Sullivan & Cromwell couldn't persuade a New York appellate panel to derail CIFG Assurance's fraudulent inducement claims over $275 million in mortgage-backed securities sponsored by Goldman Sachs.