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 2015. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The Litigation Daily Air Cargo Fight Ready for Takeoff Hausfeld threw down the gauntlet on Monday with a press release headlined ?Multibillion-Dollar Air Cargo Price-Fixing Litigation Headed to Trial in Brooklyn.? Plaintiffs lawyers say they're ready to go to court, but will the holdout defendants chance a jury trial? Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:25:06 EDT 1202736224531 Shout-Out: Cleary Gottlieb Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:24:54 EDT 1202736121788 Feds Seek Contempt Sanctions Against Nonparty Firms The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants a federal judge in California to sanction several small law firms for violating an order that they aren?t a party to. As a legal move, it?s undeniably aggressive and possibly brilliant. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:04:06 EDT 1202736119766 The Best and the Nicest: Making the Grade With the American College of Trial Lawyers Want to know what you can do to be invited to join the ultraprestigious American College of Trial Lawyers? The answer, according to the group?s president: not much. "'Campaigning? for membership is discouraged and counterproductive." So who gets in, and why? Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:45:36 EDT 1202736023108 Shout-Out: Quinn Emanuel Lawyers from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan saved the day for a bank accused of money laundering, securing a last-minute injunction that stopped draconian penalties from taking effect Friday. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:49:55 EDT 1202736007354 Litigator of the Week: Michael Mueller of Hunton & Williams Mueller knocked out a pair of wage-and-hour class actions against Tyson Foods this week, even as he and his longtime client face an even bigger test at the U.S. Supreme Court. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:29:30 EDT 1202735898316 Shout-Out: Skadden Forces Would-Be Class to Arbitrate Derailing a would-be class action against a company that makes roofing shingles, lawyers from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom on Wednesday convinced a federal judge in Sacramento that the plaintiffs must arbitrate their claims individually. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:16:25 EDT 1202735861724 The Dilly in Philly: Clement v. Olson It was the legal equivalent of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao matchup: in one corner, the 42nd solicitor general of the United States, Theodore Olson. In the other, the 43rd SG, Paul Clement, plus a team from Skadden. Clement scored the KO before the Third Circuit, beating an attempt by the state of New Jersey to legalize sports betting. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:31:29 EDT 1202735795745