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 Pfizer Fights To Keep Lid on 10-Year-Old Class Action Lawyers hoping to resurrect a decade-old securities class action against Pfizer Inc. will make their case to the Second Circuit on Tuesday. Sat, 23 May 2015 21:27:55 EDT 1202727370912 Actavis Injunction Survives Second Circuit Appeal Arnold & Porter's Lisa Blatt didn't fare any better than White & Case in fending off New York's efforts to block a "forced switch" to a new version of Actavis' Alzheimer's drug Namenda. Sat, 23 May 2015 15:24:39 EDT 1202727371625 So Long (For Now), Benjamin Lawsky After wresting billions from Wall Street, the departing New York regulator is steering clear of the big law firms that cater to the banking industry. But whether he remains in private practice or shoots for public office, it's a good bet we'll all be hearing from him again. Sat, 23 May 2015 13:50:49 EDT 1202727369562 Kirkland Blasts 'Preposterous' Mylan Conflicts Claims Ahead of Hearing Kirkland & Ellis came out swinging this week against a lawsuit alleging that it ignored a conflict of interest by advising Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in an ongoing $42 billion bid for rival drugmaker Mylan N.V. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:10:06 EDT 1202727206991 Litigator of the Week: Neal Katyal of Hogan Lovells Katyal turned a troubling defeat for Google and its industry allies into a major copyright victory at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:45:46 EDT 1202727196080 Citi Settles Private Forex Case for $394 Million Citi is the fourth bank to settle with private antitrust plaintiffs, bringing the collective settlements above $800 million. Wed, 20 May 2015 18:16:56 EDT 1202727051979 Laster Takes Traditional Route in Activision Case Approving a record $275 million settlement in a derivative case, a Delaware judge opted not to allow some of the money to go directly to shareholders, as another court recently did. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:22:47 EDT 1202727043146 Boies, Quinn Reap More Settlements in Foam Antitrust MDL Two months after the Supreme Court refused to undo certification of a "gargantuan" antitrust class action, a half-dozen foam manufacturers have agreed to pay big bucks to bow out of the price-fixing case. Tue, 19 May 2015 21:26:39 EDT 1202726950376 Philips Can't Escape $467M Blood Monitor Patent Verdict A federal judge in Delaware turned away Philips' attack on its adversary's conduct before the PTO, setting the stage for a likely appeal. Tue, 19 May 2015 15:21:31 EDT 1202726912118 Law Firms' Fight With Facebook Heads to Appeals Court After losing an early bid to escape the wrath of Facebook Inc., DLA Piper, Milberg and others are hoping they'll have better luck before a New York appeals court. Tue, 19 May 2015 13:54:48 EDT 1202726897473