The Litigation Daily The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The AmLaw Litigation Daily. en-us Copyright 2016. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The Litigation Daily Litigators of the Week: Kannon Shanmugam of Williams & Connolly and Joshua Rosenkranz of Orrick The pair knocked out a billion-dollar judgment against Bank of America that had stood out as a bright spot for prosecutors in the wake of the financial crisis. Thu, 26 May 2016 20:46:31 EDT 1202758767209 Why Hulk Hogan?s $140M Verdict Won?t Last on Appeal A Florida judge on Wednesday let stand a $140 million jury verdict against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape of Hulk Hogan. It's a judgment born of (understandable) outrage, but it's not likely to survive appellate review. Thu, 26 May 2016 02:40:08 EDT 1202758677743 Bhopal Disaster Plaintiffs Strike Out Again Kelley Drye notched its latest defense win Tuesday in U.S. litigation stemming from a massive Union Carbide chemical accident in Bhopal, India, three decades ago. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:30:33 EDT 1202758569318 That?s Amica Curiae, Thank You Very Much U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor set a neat little precedent in a decision on Monday, when she referred to Wilmer partner Catherine Carroll as "amica," not "amicus." Tue, 24 May 2016 16:17:30 EDT 1202758528133 Parents Say Bullying Led Girl to Commit Suicide, But Is School Liable? Emilie Olsen killed herself after bullies at school allegedly made her life miserable. Her parents have sued the school district, but as other bullying suits have shown, holding a school liable is no easy feat. Mon, 23 May 2016 22:37:39 EDT 1202758465527 Plaintiffs Giant Darren Robbins on Scorched Earth, Worthy Opponents and What?s Next in Complex Litigation Darren Robbins is one of the most successful advocates ever for injured shareholders. He spoke with The Litigation Daily about how he and his partners have built Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, what they look for in laterals and the next big thing in complex litigation. Mon, 23 May 2016 00:11:41 EDT 1202758336790