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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Given recent headlines, a storm could be brewing over the boundaries of the attorney-client privilege in some parts of the country.
Carlton Fields
Respondent argued against the confirmation of the arbitral award as it was based upon the consent of the parties, rather than a disputed hearing, which it contended made the award...
Carlton Fields
U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In a precedential decision diverging from holdings in the Fourth and Ninth Circuits, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, sitting en banc, held that the one-year statute of limitations...
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Although no one plans on a dispute with a business partner, those who plan for that possibility at the inception of a relationship can benefit greatly.
Davis & Gilbert
Last month, New Jersey's highest court ruled that only persons who have suffered actual harm from violations under the state's Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Newark Associate Afsha Noran and Managing Partner Colin P. Hackett won summary judgment on behalf of a property owner client in a slip and fall case.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In advance of the upcoming hearing, the U.S. Dept. of Justice has filed its amicus brief supporting the agency's decision to deny immunity.
Morrison Mahoney LLP
There is nothing more fundamental to appellate litigation and decision making than the applicable standards of review.
This memorandum, which was shared with the relevant regulators, analyzes the regulators' position and explains why it is not legally sustainable.
Foley & Lardner
As Wisconsin lawyers well know, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has been working with less than its fully authorized complement of eleven active circuit judges since Judge Terence Evans...
On May 14, 2018, the Supreme Court granted WilmerHale client PNC Bank National Association's petition for writ of certiorari and vacated a decision of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...
Whether a defendant has waived its right to arbitrate as to unnamed class plaintiffs has been a troubling issue.
In 2016, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, resolving a circuit split on whether an unaccepted offer of judgment pursuant ...
Reed Smith
Last week at the DRI conference in New York an especially talented lawyer delivered an especially interesting address.
Foley & Lardner
My Guest Blogger Melinda F. Levitt is a partner and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP.
In a 6-3 decision, the Court agreed with Mr. Waxman.
Foley & Lardner
In our previous update, we informed you that Atlantic Trading USA LLC had filed the first class action complaint in Chicago federal court ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On May 10, 2018, the Unites States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of putative class actions against TD Ameritrade, Inc. ...
Wells Fargo achieved a significant victory on Thursday in decade-old litigation over allegedly unlawful overdraft fees when the Eleventh Circuit ...
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On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation Panel Discussion."
Holland & Knight
While financial recoveries under the federal False Claims Act (FCA) continued at a fast pace last year, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) started 2018 ...
Foley & Lardner
Seventh Circuit Rule 30(a) requires an appellant to "append to [its] opening brief[] the judgment under review and its adjoining findings of fact and conclusions of law."
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In January 2018, the Ninth Circuit in Batterton v. Dutra Group affirmed the lower court's decision ruling that punitive damages are awardable to seamen in unseaworthiness actions.
Foley Hoag LLP
Possibly foreshadowing the Supreme Court's decision on a petition for certiorari we recently chronicled here...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
When Congress returned after the December break, it needed to reach a spending agreement on government funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2018.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Delaware courts have recently issued decisions that have fundamentally altered corporate governance litigation.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A 2014 class action lawsuit filed in California against Deoleo, the maker of Bertolli olive oil, has settled
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 2, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted a debt collector's motion to dismiss a putative class action brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, holding...
McDermott Will & Emery
On March 13, 2018, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma dismissed U.S. ex rel. Montalvo v. Native American Servs. Corp.
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