Decisions

Federal Court Decisions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Christopher Houston, Petitioner v. Catherine Linaweaver, Respondent, 14 Civ. 2980

'Good Time' Sanctions Extending Prison Stay Upheld; Inmate Not Deprived of Due Process

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cellu-Beep, Inc., Petitioner v. Telecorp Communications, Inc., predecessor in interest of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, Respondent, 13 Civ. 7236

Arbitrator's Award Confirmed; Partiality, Manifest Disregard of Law Not Shown

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gas Natural, Inc., Plaintiff v. Iberdrola, S.A. and Iberdrola U.S.A., Inc., Defendants, 13-cv-6333

Despite Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith, Intent Letter Did Not Require Talks With Plaintiff Only

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

In The Matter of the Claim of the Estate of Willie Jackson, by his Administratrix Shanta Jackson, Plaintiff v. County of Suffolk et al., Defendants, 12-CV-1455

Court's Adoption of Order Denying Spoliation Sanctions in Police Beating Death Explained

Practice Areas: Evidence , Spoliation , Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

MBIA Inc., Plaintiff v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London, Lexington Insurance Company and Wurttembergische Versicherung AG, Defendants, 14-cv-1769

MBIA Wins Fees Coverage in Restructuring Litigation

Practice Areas: Insurance Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. Scott D. Kopstein, aka "Mikehrny," Defendant-Appellant, 13-417-cr

Faulting Jury Instructions, Split Panel Vacates Verdict

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

New York State Citizens' Coalition for Children, Plaintiff v. Gladys Carrion, Commissioner of the New York State Office of Children & Family Services, in her official capacity, Defendant, 10-CV-3485

CWA Does Not Provide Private Right of Action To Challenge Overseer of Foster Care System

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Social Services Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Residents for Sane Trash Solutions, Inc., et al., Plaintiffs v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, et al., Defendants, 12 Civ. 8456

Engineer Corps' §404 Permit for Trash Transfer Site Did Not Violate Clean Water Act or NEPA

Practice Areas: Environmental Law , Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Eric Brahms, Plaintiff v. Richard Carver and Thomas Marcano, Defendants, 12-CV-5611

Epithetic Internet Statement Held Protected Opinion Not Subject to Defamation Suit

Practice Areas: Torts , Intentional Torts , Defamation , Internet Law , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Acorne Productions, LLC and Shant Mardirossian, Plaintiffs v. Zareh Tjeknavorian and Alina Tjeknavorian, Defendants, 14-CV-2179

Remand of Suit Over Failure to Deliver Film About 1915 Armenian Genocide Is Explained

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Intellectual Property , Copyrights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Samuel Friedman, Individually and on behalf of all others Similarly Situated, Plaintiff v. Maspeth Federal Loan and Savings Association, Defendant, 13-CV-6295

RESPA Violation Claim Asserting Mortgagor's Improper Assessment of Late Fees Not Dismissed

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Western District

Herbert E. Anderson, Plaintiff v. Xerox Corporation, Lawrence M. Becker, Xerox Corporation Plan Administrator, The Retirement Income Guarantee Plan (RIGP), Defendants, 06-CV-6202

Xerox Granted Judgment Dismissing Former Retiree's Claim Over 'Phantom Account's' Use

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Employee Benefits

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. Cory Lott, Defendant-Appellant, 12-5002-cr

SMART Guidelines validly extended SORNA's applicability to pre-Act sex offenders

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Civil Procedure , Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

State of New York, Plaintiff v. Michael Adamowicz III, et al., Defendants, 02-3476

New York awarded $6.7 million for costs in responding to downgradient contaminant plume from waste site

Practice Areas: Environmental Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Nadine Townsend, Plaintiff v. Public Storage Inc., Defendant, 1:13-cv-01600

Suit Over Breach of Agreement to Store Van in Texas Dismissed; Residence in New York Irrelevant for Venue Purposes

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Venue , Statute of Limitations , Civil Rights , White Collar Crime , RICO

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Connie C. Poarch for S. Y., Plaintiff v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, in place of Michael Astrue, Defendant, 3:11-CV-695

Child Is Disabled by Cerebral Palsy, Asthma; SSI Benefits Must Be Calculated After Remand

Practice Areas: Social Services Law , Social Security Compensation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

George Sarafianos, Mark Sourian, Guy Billups, AL Schriffrin, Walter Billups, Mara Jacobs, Christian Leo Smith, Richard D. Cohen, Jeffrey Jakubiak Revocable Living Trust, LH Financial Services Corporation, BWCI Pension Trustees, Meltronics Resource Partners, L.P., Frank Pellagrino, and Silvano Marchetto, Plaintiffs v. Shandong Tada Auto-Parking Co., Ltd., Defendant, 13 Civ. 3895

Default by Chinese firm lacking place of business in New York, and thus unfamiliar with Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, was not willful and was the result of sincere mistake; "meritorious defense" further supports conclusion that default was not willful.

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Judgments

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. Sandy Annabi and Zehy Jereis, Defendants-Appellants, 12-4988

Conviction affirmed as to only two forfeiture orders in connection with mortgage fraud; district court erred in ordering forfeiture on third count under uncharged statute which resulted in punishment harsher than that sought in indictment

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , White Collar Crime , Fraud (White Collar) , Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gregory Messer, as Chapter 7 Trustee of Fine Diamonds, LLC, Plaintiff v. Peykar International Co., Inc., Mitch Peykar, and Mehran Peykar, Defendants, 13 Civ. 8195

Defendants' failure to object to bankruptcy court's proposed findings, not made in clear error, waived their right to de novo review

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Allstate Insurance Company, Plaintiff-Appellee v. M.D. David Mun and Nara Rehab Medical, P.C., Defendants-Appellants, 13-1424-cv

New York Law Does Not Empower a Medical Provider to Elect Arbitration of a Suit Brought by an Insurer to Recover Payments for Allegedly Fraudulent No-Fault Claims

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR) , Insurance Law , Automotive

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Douglas J. Grant, Plaintiff v. Communications Workers of America, Local 1101, Defendant, 13-CV-7917

Dismissal of Business Agent's Race Bias, LMRDA Claims Against His Labor Union Are Explained

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Race Discrimination , Labor Law , Union Representation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Michael George, Plaintiff v. New York City Transit Authority, Mabstoa, Defendants, 13 Civ. 7986

Suit's Claims Styled as §1983 Claims to Avoid Bar for Failure to Serve Timely Notice of Claim

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Torts , Motor Vehicles , Personal Injury

U.S. District Court, Western District

Dawn Scott-Iverson, Plaintiff v. Independent Health Association, Defendant, 13-CV-0451-A

Race, Sex Bias Claims Based on Post June 2011 Playing of Offensive Movie Clip May Proceed

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Race Discrimination , Sex Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Sonya A. Lehtinen, Plaintiff v. Town of Greenport, Defendant, 1:12-cv-393

Judge Rejects Fired Court Clerk's Discrimination Claims

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Rosalinda Baez, Plaintiff v. JetBlue Airways and Tiffany Malabet, Defendants, 09-cv-0596 (ENV) (RML)

Immunity Shields JetBlue, Ticketing Agent, Judge Says

Practice Areas: Transportation , Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Brian Cooley and Cooley & Co. Ltd., Plaintiffs v. Penguin Group (USA) Inc., et al., Defendants, 12-cv-0001

Photographs' Subsequent Licensure Infringed On Copyright to Sculptures of Dinosaur Eggs

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Copyrights , Infringement (Copyright)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Jacob Rozbruch et al., Defendant, 11 Civ. 6965

Accomplice's Testimony Sufficiently Corroborated to Connect Defendant to Crimes

Practice Areas: Taxation , Business Entities , Personal Liability , Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Cinglevue International Pty, Ltd., Plaintiff v. EXO Platform NA, LLC, Defendant, 1:13-cv-818

Claims Untimely Under Shortened Limitations Period Agreed on by Parties in Their Contract

Practice Areas: Contracts , Civil Procedure , Statute of Limitations

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Wanda Gonzalez Mclntyre, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant-Appellee, 13-2886

Second Circuit Offers Guidance for Disability Benefit Hearings

Practice Areas: Social Services Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cy Greene, Plaintiff v. City of New York, et al., Defendants, 08 CV 243 (RJD)

Hynes to Be Deposed in Civil Rights Lawsuit

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Donald J. Humphrey, as Administrator of the Estate of Mary Ann Humphrey, Plaintiff v. Kenneth D. Riley et al., Defendants, 1:14-cv-80

'Fraudulent Misjoinder' Exception to Complete Diversity Rule Is Rejected; Remand Granted

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Jurisdiction and Service of Process , Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Judy Johnson, Plaintiff v. YWCA Residence, LLC, and Lori Stanlick, Individually and in her Official Capacity, Defendants, 12-CV-3301

Eviction Proceeding Not in Retaliation for HUD Complaint; Deferred Rent Change Not Pretext

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Karina Walton, Plaintiff v. George M. Hadley, Defendant, 13-cv-7907

Although Counterclaim Not Plausible Plaintiff Not Entitled to Judgment on Cast's Ownership

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Personal Property , Torts , Intentional Torts , Tortious Interference with Contract

U.S. District Court, Western District

Michael Smith, Plaintiff v. RJM Acquisitions, LLC, Defendant, 14-CV-186

Collection Letter Provides No Basis for False, Deceptive, Misleading Representation Claim

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Vaughan Company, Plaintiff v. Global Bio-Fuels Technology, LLC and Richard Behnke, Defendants, 1:12-CV-1292

What Constitutes 'Accused Instrumentality' In Patent Infringement Suit Is Clarified

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Patents , Infringement (Patents)

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Tony Pacherille, Plaintiff v. Brian Burns, Defendant, 3:13-cv-789 (GLS/DEP)

Judicial Immunity Claim Upheld in Man's Thwarted Protest

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mister Softee, Inc., et al., Plaintiffs v. Dimitrios Tsirkos, Defendant, 14CV1975

Court Explains Finding That Ice Cream Truck Owner Is in Contempt of Prior Injunctive Order

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Intellectual Property , Trade Dress , Trademarks , Infringement (Trademark)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dietgoal Innovations LLC, Plaintiff v. Bravo Media LLC (Division of NBC Universal Media, LLC), Defendant, 13 Civ. 8391

Patent's Claim Asserted Only Invalid, Abstract Concept of Meal Choice Based on Dietary Goal

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Patents , Infringement (Patents)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Abbvie Inc. and Abbvie Biotechnology Limited, Plaintiffs v. The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research, Defendant, 13 Civ. 1358

Patent's Claims Invalidated as Estopped By Prior Action Over Other Patents' Validity

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Patents

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Daniel Mikhaylov, Plaintiff v. United States of America, et al., Defendants, 13-CV-2606

Dismissal of CAFRA Challenge to Forfeiture of $195,600 Seized by DEA Agents Is Explained

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Civil Forfeiture , Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Mary M. Lynch, Plaintiff v. National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, Defendant, 12-CV-6095

Gender Bias, Retaliation Claims Dismissed; Facts Showed Utility Gas Service Worker Was Reasonably Suspected of Falsifying Time Records, Failed to Verify Time Records, Failed to Perform Job Duties by Failing to Detect Gas Leak

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Sex Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, et al., Plaintiffs v. Apple Inc., Defendant, 1:13-CV-0633

Apple Must Make Siri Natural Language Processing Source Code Available to University; Court Otherwise Denies University's Moiton to Compel Discovery in Patent Infringement Suit

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Patents , Infringement (Patents) , Civil Procedure , Discovery

U.S. District Court, Western District

Romeo Land Development LLC, Plaintiff v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Defendant, 11-CV-6516

Breach Claim Not Stated With Respect to Pharmacy Chain's Development of Brockport Site But Breach Calim Is Stated as to Titus Site's development

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Maple Leaf Foods, Plaintiff v. Ultra Green Energy Services, Defendant, 14-cv-267

Balance of Justice, Convenience Warrants Venue Transfer to Illinois' Northern District

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Venue , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gina Mestousis, Plaintiff v. Travco Insurance Company, Defendant, 13 Civ. 83

Trial Record Supports Both Homeowner's, Insurer's Stances on Damage to Grounds

Practice Areas: Insurance Law , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Western District

Linda Anderson, et al., Plaintiffs v. NVR, Inc., Defendant, 13-CV-6315L

FLSA Overtime Claims Severed; Outside Sales Exemption Requires Fact Specific Analysis

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Wages and Hours , Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Cecilia Nicholas, Plaintiff v. City of Binghamton, New York, and Binghamton Police officers Charles Harder, James Mooney, Capt. John Chapman, and Chief Joseph Zikuski. Defendants, 10-CV-1565

Civil Rights Appellant Must Obtain, Produce Transcripts of Additional Trial Witnesses

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil , Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Pfizer Inc. Securities Litigation, 4-CV-9866-LTS-HBP

Loss of Key Witness Dooms Pfizer Investor Class Action

Practice Areas: Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Privado Marketing Group LLC, DC 115 Cedar Nr, LLC and Don Coqui Holding Company, LLC, Plaintiffs v. Eleftheria Rest Corp., Defendant, 13-cv-3137

Queens Restaurateur Loses Claims Over Trademark's Validity, Priority of Use

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Trademarks , Licensing (Trademark)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Deborah Moss and William Hillick, on Behalf of Themselves and all Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs v. BMO Harris Bank, N.A., First Premier Bank, and Bay Cities Bank, Defendants, 13-cv-5438

Dispute With 'Textually Linked' Banks Not Named In 'Payday' Loan Agreements Must Be Arbitrated

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Rosalinda Baez, Plaintiff v. JetBlue Airways and Tiffany Malabet, Defendants, 09-cv-0596

Airline, Employee Immunized From Rights Claims Over Arrest After Alleged Bomb Threat

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Torts , Transportation

U.S. Court of Appeal, Second Circuit

Emiliano Ermini, Petitioner-Appellant-Cross-Appellee v. Viviana Vittori, Respondent-Appellee-Cross-Appellant1, 13-2025-cv(L)

Hague Convention Cannot Extradite Brothers, Circuit Says

Practice Areas: International Law (Public)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Deborah D. Peterson, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees v. Islamic Republic of Iran, et al., Defendants-Appellants*, 13-2952-cv

Circuit Clears the Way for Payment of $1.75 Billion in Iran Judgments

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Judgments

U.S. District Court, Western District

William J. Murray, Plaintiff v. Gary Coleman, et al., Defendants, 08-CV-6383L

Judge Faults State's 'Effort' in Allowing Suit to Proceed

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Labor and Employment , Whistle-blower Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellant v. Young C. Park, Defendant-Appellee, 13-4142-cr

Circuit Overturns Shutdown-Driven Probation Sentence

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Plaintiff v. Eric Moncada; BES Capital LLC; and Serdika LLC, Defendants, 12 Civ. 8791

Expert's Report Opposing Claims of Futures Contract's Attempted Manipulation Is Struck

Practice Areas: Evidence , Expert Witnesses , Securities and Federal Corporate Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. International Business Machines Corporation, Defendant, 14-CV-936

Consent Decree Requiring IBM to Pay EPA For Site's Remediation Is 'Fair,' 'Reasonable'

Practice Areas: Contracts , Formation , Environmental Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Media Tenor International AG, and Media Tenor Ltd., Plaintiffs v. Medco Health Solutions, Inc., Defendant, 13 Civ. 7223

Ambiguous Compensation Clause Supports Both Sides' Views as to Payment's Scope

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Corinne Ball, as Chapter 11 Trustee of Soundview Elite Ltd., Plaintiff v. Soundview Composite Ltd., Defendant, 14-cv-3179

Bankruptcy Reference Denied Withdrawal; Orion Factors Do Not Support Withdrawal

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Civil Procedure , Motion Practice

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Cook v. National Archives & Records Administration, 13-1228-cv

Circuit Says Bush, Cheney Requests Exempt From FOIA

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dietgoal Innovations LLC v. Bravo Media LLC, 13 Civ. 8391

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Philomena Cindy Rinaldi, Plaintiff v. Quality King Distributors, Inc., Defendant, 12-CV-141

Excessive, Unpredictable Absenteeism Prevents Performance of Job's Essential Functions

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Disability Discrimination , Family and Medical Leave Act

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Plaintiff v. Donald R. Wilson and DRW Investments, LLC, Defendants, 13 Civ. 7884

Market Manipulation Claims Over Exchange Traded Interest Rate Futures Contract Survive

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Civil Procedure , Jurisdiction and Service of Process , Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dr. Henry Erle Childers IV, et al., Plaintiffs v. The New York and Presbyterian Hospital, et al., Defendants, 13 Civ. 5414

Bulk of Claims Arising From Hospital's Failure To Seek FICA Tax Refunds for Residents Survive

Practice Areas: Torts , Taxation , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Northern District

City of Schenectady, Plaintiff v. American Tax Funding, LLC, et al., Defendant, 1:12-cv-1026

Suit to Foreclose on Tax Liens Is Remanded; City, Party Defendant Are New York Citizens

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Jurisdiction and Service of Process , Residential and Commercial Real Estate , Taxation

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Michael Korabik and Tracey Korabik, Plaintiffs v. Arcelormittal Plate LLC, Defendant, 13-CV-201

Steel Maker Loses Bid to Transfer Injury Action to Pennsylvania's Eastern District

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Venue , Torts , Personal Injury

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Lynch v. New York City Board of Elections, 13-CV-04499

City Election Official's Retaliatory Termination Claim Survives; Standard in 'Elrod' Satisfied

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Election and Political Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Andrew Orlander, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. Staples, Inc., Defendant, 13 Civ. 703

Breach Claims Over Extended Service Plan For Computer Bought From Staples Dismissed

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Consumer Protection

U.S. Court of Appeal, Second Circuit

Todd Brown, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Daikin America Inc., Daikin Industries Ltd., Defendants-Appellees, 12-2955-cv

Japanese Firm, American Subsidiary 'Single Integrated Enterprise' for Title VII Purposes

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , National Origin Discrimination , Race Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Inside Connect v. Fischer, 13-CV-1138

Dismissal of Rights Claims Over Flyer Advertising Self as Way to Evade Prison Call Blocks Explained

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Dash v. Seagate Technology (US) Holdings, Inc., CV 13-6329

Only State Law-Based Deceptive Practices Claim Survives in Lawsuit Over Hard Drive

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection , Torts , Intentional Torts , Fraud (Torts)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Eng v. Captain Blue Hen Comics, 14-CV-3631

Claims Not Stated in Infringement Actions; 'Captain Blue Hen' Suit May Be Re-Pleaded

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Copyrights , Infringement (Copyright)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The A Star Group v. Hydro, 13 Civ. 4501

Suit Against Canadian Power Firm, Regulator, Auditor Over Papers' Disclosure Is Dismissed

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Torts , Intentional Torts , Tortious Interference with Contract , Intellectual Property , Trade Secrets

U.S. District Court, Western District

U.S. v. Gregory Kwiatkowski 14-CR-102-A

Defense Counsel Not Disqualified as Result Of Partner's Prior Criminal Defense of 'Victim'

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Legal Profession

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Central Mutual Insurance v. Estate of William J. Morgan, 1:13-cv-1134

Insurer Never Had Duty to Indemnify Estate In State Case Over Easement's Impediment

Practice Areas: Insurance Law , Policy Terms , Residential and Commercial Real Estate , Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Oei Hong Leong, Plaintiff v. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Defendant, 13-CV-8655

Billionaire's Suit Charging Goldman Sachs With Fraud Stayed Pending London Arbitration

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR) , Contracts , Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kelly Codrington, Plaintiff v. Carco Group, Defendant, 13-CV-2780

Prima Facie Pregnancy Bias Claim Asserted By Claim Job Filled by Student Without Child

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Steve Vargas, Plaintiff v. CH Hospitality Management, LLC, et al., Defendants, 14-CV-2439

Counsel's Letter a Judicial Document, Reveals Impermissible Cost-Shifting Arrangement

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Pregnancy Discrimination