The Litigation Daily
A federal judge in California ruled that consumers don't have standing to challenge Apple's 30 percent cut of app sales because the cost is passed on to them by developers.
On the biggest Internet shopping day of the year, appellate heavyweights Ted Olson of Gibson Dunn and David Frederick of Kellogg Huber lost Supreme Court cert bids in cases challenging New York's online sales tax law.
December 2, 2013 :: Law Firms
To woo Sullivan to the firm many years ago, Bill Urquhart sent her a goody box containing a bottle of Cristal champagne, a laptop, a BlackBerry, and a box of Quinn Emanuel business cards. It was a good investment.
According to Apple's lawyers at Gibson Dunn, a judge blindsided the company with an unconstitutional order that would grant Goodwin Procter's Michael Bromwich "wide-ranging, intrusive and excessive inquisitorial powers of a sort reserved to prosecutors."
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.
Reed Smith's Beck says the U.S. Supreme Court's eventual ruling in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund holds great promise for product liability defense lawyers, while the securities bar takes all the risk.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has agreed to consider the burning question of whether unpaid interns qualify as "employees" and can therefore demand lost wages.
Attorneys Ted Frank and Darrell Palmer have withdrawn their appeals of two settlements with BP over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill after several of their former clients accused them of misconduct.
November 27, 2013 :: Litigator of the Week
Baio, a longtime photography collector, scored a groundbreaking copyright victory for Haitian photojournalist Daniel Morel when a jury found that Getty Images and AFP willfully infringed images posted to social media.