Federal Court Decisions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Jenkins v. Chase Bank USA, N.A., 14-CV-5685

FDCPA Claim Dismissed But Timely FCRA Claim Over Bank's Report to Credit Agencies Survives

14-CV-5685
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: the Petition of Asia Maritime Pacific Ltd., 15-CV-2760

Bid for 28 USC §1782 Discovery Denied As 'Fishing Expedition'; Elements Not Met

15-CV-2760
District Judge Valerie Caproni

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Discovery , Admiralty , Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, 14-CV-4876

California Action's Dismissal as Time Barred Lacked Preclusive Effect on Missouri Action

14-CV-4876
District Judge Cathy Seibel

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. v. SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics, 14-CV-585

Refusal to Stay Injunction Pending Appeal Of Decision on False Advertising Is Explained

14-CV-585
District Judge Alison Nathan

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection , Intellectual Property , Trade Dress

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Habitzreuther v. Cornell University, 5:14-cv-1229

Breach Action Challenging Suspension From Vet School After Dog Bite Incident Dismissed

5:14-cv-1229
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Education Law , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Neil and Kristine Markey, Plaintiffs v. Lapolla Industries, Inc., Defendants, CV 12-4622

Magistrate Faults Firm's Handling of Discovery

CV 12-4622
Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Weaver v. Warrington, 14-CV-7097

Wrongful Termination Suit Is Dismissed; Knowledge of Affair Not in Title VII's Scope

14-CV-7097
District Judge John Gleeson

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Hiring/Firing , Civil Rights , Education Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Barone v. S&N Auerbach Management, Inc., 12-CV-6101

Court Explains Decision Denying Recusal In Connection With Age Bias Suit's Dismissal

12-CV-6101
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ramsaran v. Booz & Co. (N.A.) Inc., 1:14-cv-708

Woman's Firing for Poor Performance Not Shown To Be Pretext for Pregnancy Discrimination

1:14-cv-708
District Judge Gregory Woods

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Pregnancy Discrimination , Hiring/Firing

U.S. District Court, Western District

Weld-Tech ApS v. Aquasol Corp., 13-CV-1048S

Welding Product Firm Denied Judgment on Its Claims Over Competitor's Breach of Lanham Act

13-CV-1048S
District Judge William Skretny

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Moxey v. Pryor, 14-CV-6972

Sanctions Order Vacated for Failure to Specify Legal Authority on Which Sanctions Were Based

14-CV-6972
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

McLeod v. The Jewish Guild for the Blind, 1:13-cv-6746

Absence of Adverse Employment Action Fatal To Sex Discrimination Claims Against Employer

1:13-cv-6746
District Judge Gregory Woods

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Sex Discrimination , Sexual Harassment

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Anderson v. Hotelsab, LLC, 15CV712

Hotel's Operator Misconstrued 'Robles'; Bias On Island Impacts Job's Duties in New York

15CV712
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Civil Procedure

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Crawford v. Cuomo, 14-969

Guard's Unjustified, Intentional Contact With Inmate's Genitals Violates Eighth Amendment

14-969
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Walker and Lynch, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Kiernozek v. Federal National Mortgage Assoc., 1:14-cv-615

Homeowner's Suit Against Fannie Mae, Bank Over Practices During Foreclosure Dismissed

1:14-cv-615
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cardova v. Lavalley, 13-cv-1976

Challenge to Persistent Felon Adjudication Procedurally Barred; Habeas Relief Denied

13-cv-1976
District Judge William Kuntz

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Thind v. Healthfirst Management Services, LLC, 14 Civ. 9539

Substantive FLSA Claim on Collective's Behalf Not Dismissed; Notice Dated to First Complaint

14 Civ. 9539
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Wages and Hours , Civil Procedure , Class Actions , Statute of Limitations

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Moreno v. Pena, 15-CV-2372

Child's Return to Dominican Republic Under Hague Convention Is Denied

15-CV-2372
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Family Law , International Law (Public) , Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Carelock v. The United States, 14-CV-3594

Even if Untimely, VA Patient's Malpractice Claims Might Be Subject to Equitable Tolling

14-CV-3594
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

Practice Areas: Torts , Health Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Onewest Bank v. Conklin, 8:14-CV-01249

Default Judgment, Legal Fees Awarded Bank In Foreclosure Action Explained

8:14-CV-01249
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate , Civil Procedure , Judgments , Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Opoku v. The County of Suffolk, 14-CV-2726

'Prevailing Party' County Defendants Denied Fees; Discontinued Claims Not 'Frivolous'

14-CV-2726
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery , Civil Rights , Criminal Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In re: Northern New England Telephone Operations LLC, Debtor, 14-3381-bk

Lien Extinguished by Chapter 11 Reorganization Plan if:(1) Text of Plan Does Not Preserve Lien; (2) Plan Is Confirmed; (3) Property Subject to Lien Is 'Dealt With' by Plan Terms; (4) Lienholder Participated in Bankruptcy Proceedings

14-3381-bk
Before: Newman, Jacobs, and Raggi, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Public Utilities

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Roth v. Solus Alternative Asset Management LP, 14-cv-9571

Shareholder Derivative Suit to Disgorge Short-Swing Profits Denied Dismissal

14-cv-9571
District Judge William Pauley

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Shareholder Derivative Suits , Insider Trading , Securities Transactions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Duckett v. Foxx, 12-CV-5203

Record Showed Black Plaintiff Less Qualified For FAA Position Than White Job Applicant

12-CV-5203
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination , Race Discrimination , Transportation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bernato v. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., 15-cv-1544

Under Agreement, Insurance Firm Not Liable On Claims Predecessor Withheld Commissions

15-cv-1544
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Employment Contracts , Intellectual Property , Trade Secrets , Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Western District

Gillman v. Mercury Print Productions, Inc., 12-CV-6098

Legitimate Reason Behind Customer Service Representative's Termination Not Pretextual

12-CV-6098
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination , Hiring/Firing

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Tomasino v. The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc., 13-CV-4692

Contract Breach Claim Dismissed for Failure To Give Timely Notice Under New York's UCC

13-CV-4692
District Judge Edward Korman

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection , Contracts , Sales (Article II of UCC)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Weinstein v. Krumpter, 14-cv-7210

Injunction to Ban Gun-Seizing Policy by Police Responding to Domestic Incidents Is Denied

14-cv-7210
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

New York State Psychiatric Association, Inc., Plaintiffs-Appellants v. Unitedhealth Group, Defendants-Appellees.*, 14-20-cv

Circuit Revives ERISA Suit Over Mental Health Coverage

14-20-cv
Before: Jacobs, Livingston, and Lohier, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Health Law , Insurance Law , Policy Terms

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Alicia Etheredge-Brown v. American Media, Inc., 13-CV-1982

Defamation Claim Is Dismissed for Failure To Comply With Rule 4(m) Service Deadline

13-CV-1982
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Torts , Intentional Torts , Defamation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Yarusi v. S. Sedghi Incorporated, 14 Civ. 7963

Breach Claim Dismissed; Agreement's Scope, Duration Not Demonstrated by 'Writings'

14 Civ. 7963
District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Statute of Frauds , Labor and Employment , Employment Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Citi Structure Construction v. Zurich American Ins. Co., 14-CV-5371

Nonparty Surety May Enforce Subcontracts' Clauses Requiring Suit in Westchester Court

14-CV-5371
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Venue , Contracts , Breach , Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Guess v. The University of Rochester, 6:11-CV-06473

Woman Fired for Inability to Perform Job's Functions, Not Disability From Brain Aneurysm

6:11-CV-06473
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Paulino v. Conopco, Inc., 14-CV-5145

Deceptive Practices, Violation of California Laws Shown in Suit Over 'Natural' Labeling

14-CV-5145
District Judge John Gleeson

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Matthew J. Hart, on behalf of plaintiff and the class defined herein, Plaintiff-Appellant v. FCI Lender Services, Inc., Defendant-Appellee, 14‐191‐cv

Letter by Mortgage Loan Servicer, Debt Collector Triggered Notice Requirements of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

14‐191‐cv
Before: Winter, Raggi, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Penshurst Trading Inc. v. Zodax LP, 14-cv-2710

Attorney Fees Not Warranted for Trade Dress, Trademark, Copyright Infringement Claims

14-cv-2710
District Judge Richard Sullivan

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Trademarks , Infringement (Trademark) , Copyrights , Infringement (Copyright) , Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Doscher v. Sea Port Group Sec., LLC, 15-CV-384

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Petition To Partly Vacate Arbitral Award

15-CV-384
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR) , Securities and Federal Corporate Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Cohan, 14-127-cr

No Right to Counsel Under Sixth Amendment At Garnishment Hearing to Satisfy Restitution

14-127-cr
Before: Cabranes, Pooler, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Creditors

U.S. District Court, Western District

Daly v. Capital Management Services, LP, 15-CV-364

Collection Letter Clearly Identified Bank As Creditor on Delinquent Account With Store

15-CV-364
District Judge John Curtin

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Krause v. Eihab Human Services, Inc., 10 CV 898

Survival of False Claim Act Whistleblower Allegations Against Nonprofit Explained

10 CV 898
District Judge Raymond Dearie

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Whistle-blower Law , Family and Medical Leave Act , Hiring/Firing

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Brown v. City of New York, 14-2611

Excessive Force Claims in 'Occupy' Suit Are Reinstated

14-2611
Before: Newman, Jacobs, and Calabresi, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Vincent P. McCrudden, 11-CR-61

Judge Includes Prohibition of 'Quasi Threats' in Sentence

11-CR-61
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

American Bullion Exch. Corp. v. Giddens, 14 Civ. 8155

Agreement's One-Year Limitation on Claims Continued During Party's Bankruptcy Case

14 Civ. 8155
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Civil Procedure , Statute of Limitations

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sullivan v. Aventis, Inc., 14-cv-2939

Failure to Warn Claim Survives; Design Defect Claims Not Barred by Impossibility Preemption

14-cv-2939
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Products Liability , Failure to Warn , Manufacturing Defect , Torts , Toxic Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gold v. American Medical Alert Corp., 14 Civ. 5485

NYLL §193 Violation Insufficiently Pleaded; Withholding Pay Is Basis of Contract Claim

14 Civ. 5485
District Judge John Keenan

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Employment Contracts , Contracts , Breach , Employee Benefits , Executive Compensation (Labor and Employment)

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Eldridge, 09-CR-329

Defendant's Subpoena of Prosecutor Over Evidence Destruction Not Reconsidered

09-CR-329
District Judge Richard Arcara

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Greenidge v. NYC Human Resource Administration, 14-CV-7360

Amended Complaint Fails to State Rights Violation Claims Against New York City HRA

14-CV-7360
District Judge Sandra Townes

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Labor and Employment , Social Services Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Constant v. Martuscello, 14-CV-1912

Judge Denies Habeas, Upholding Fraud Conviction

14-CV-1912
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Prevezon Holdings Ltd., et al., Defendants, 13 Civ. 6326

Amended Verified Complaint Seeking Imposition of Civil Money Laundering Penalties and Forfeiture of Property Allegedly Involved in Laundering of Proceeds of $230 Million Fraud Against Russian Treasury Sufficiently Pleaded

13 Civ. 6326
District Judge Thomas Griesa

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Civil Forfeiture , Torts , Intentional Torts , White Collar Crime , Fraud (White Collar) , Money Laundering

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sahni v. Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, 14-cv-1616

Discrimination Suit Estopped, Res Judicata After Decision by State's Rights Agency, Court

14-cv-1616
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Civil Procedure , Legal Profession

U.S. District Court, Southern District

RCA Trademark Management S.A.S. v. Voxx International Corp., 14 Civ. 6294

Deposition Would Not Violate France's 'Blocking' Law; Firm Must Describe Deponents' Duties

14 Civ. 6294
Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Contracts , Breach , Intellectual Property , Trademarks , Licensing (Trademark)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Katherine Claudia Paredes Sanguineti, Petitioner v. Robert Andreas Boqvist, Respondent, 15-cv-3159

Parent's Conditional Consent to Child's Retention Can Be Based on Implied Conditions

15-cv-3159
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Family Law , Custody and Child Support , International Law (Public)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cano v. The City of New York, 13-cv-3341

Conditions at Brooklyn Central Booking Not Shown to Violate Detainees' Rights

13-cv-3341
District Judge William Kuntz, II

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kunda v. Caremark PHC, L.L.C., 14-CV-6125

Employee Handbook's Guidelines, Policies Do Not Create Implied-in-Fact Contract

14-CV-6125
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Hiring/Firing , Employment Contracts , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cano v. The City of New York, 13-cv-3341

City Prevails in Suit Over Conditions at Central Booking

13-cv-3341
District Judge William Kuntz, II

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Constitutional Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. William R. Cosme, 14-1625-cr

Circuit 'Troubled' by Assets Held Without Probable Cause

14‐1625‐cr
Before: Walker, Cabranes, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Appellate Law - Civil , Civil Procedure , Civil Forfeiture

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Wierzbicki v. County of Rensselaer, 1:14-cv-950

Officer's Age Discrimination Case Allowed to Proceed

1:14-cv-950
Chief Judge Gary Sharpe

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re PetroChina Company Ltd. Securities Litigation, 13-cv-6180

Dismissal of Consolidated Class Actions Againt Chinese Oil and Gas Firm, Arising From Alleged Bribery Scheme, Is Explained

13-cv-6180
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Securities Fraud , Corporate Governance/Compliance , Sarbanes Oxley , White Collar Crime , Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

New York University v. Galderma Laboratories, Inc., 12 Civ. 8169

Accrued Money Damages Granted in Breach of Patent License Agreement Action

12 Civ. 8169
District Judge Alvin Hellerstein

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ritchie Capital Management, L.L.C. v. General Electric Capital Corp., 14 Civ. 8623

No Standing Exists Where Trustee Had Brought and Settled Nearly Identical Claims

14 Civ. 8623
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

615 Building Co. LLC v. Rudnick, 13 Civ. 215

Lease Guarantor Liable For Liquidated Damages for Landlord's Expenses

13 Civ. 215
District Judge George Daniels

Practice Areas: Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Newell v. Ryobi Technologies, Inc., 1:13-cv-8129

Manufacturer, Seller Not Relieved of Duty To Warn By Virtue of Open, Obvious Danger

1:13-cv-8129
District Judge Gregory Woods

Practice Areas: Products Liability

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Matter of the Extradition of Alexander Khochinsky, 15 Mag. 847

Extradition Complaint Against Russian Citizen Who Acquired Stolen Painting Dismissed

15 Mag. 847
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Vringo, Inc. v. ZTE Corp., 14-cv-4988

Chinese GC Ordered to US for Deposition in Patent Case

14-cv-4988
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Patents

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re Lightsquared, Inc., 15-cv-2342

Bankruptcy Court Order Confirming Debtors' Joint Plan Upheld

15-cv-2342
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Arrowood Indemnity Co. v. Equitas Ins. Ltd., 13cv7680

Second Arbitration Demand Cannot Be Used to Nullify Arbitral Award

13cv7680
District judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

In re: Ampal-American Israel Corp., 12-13689

Trustee Removal Would Dissolve Estate; Cause Unnecessary Delay

12-13689
Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Mealus v. Nirvana Spring Water N.Y. Inc., 7:13-cv-313

Hostile Work Environment Allegations Provide Colorable Basis for Claims

7:13-cv-313
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Asseng v. County of Nassau, 14-CV-5275

Court Dismisses Defamation, Failure to Supervise Claims Not in Notice of Claim

14-CV-5275
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barbara Duka, Plaintiff v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Defendant, 15 Civ. 357

Preliminary Injunction Granted in SEC Case Against Executive

15 Civ. 357
District Judge Richard Berman

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Mid Atlantic Framing, LLC v. Varish Construction, Inc., 3:13-CV-01376

Plaintiff Seeking Damages Fails to Adequately Plead Third-Party Reliance Claim

3:13-CV-01376
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mullins v. Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, Inc., 13 Civ. 6800

Court Dismisses Plaintiff's Claims For Discriminatory Failure to Promote

13 Civ. 6800
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Race Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dohrmann-Gallik v. Lakeland Central School District, 14-cv-4397

'Sick Leave Bank' Benefit Is Not a Property Interest Protected by Due Process Clause

14-cv-4397
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Employee Benefits

U.S. District Court, Western District

Nickels v. Conway, 1:10-cv-0413

Petitioner Fails to Make a Substantial Showing of Denial of a Constitutional Right

1:10-cv-0413
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Sigl v. State of New York, 14-CV-6383

Petitioner Seeking to Vacate His Convictions Has Procedurally Defaulted on His Claims

14-CV-6383
District Judge Charles Siragusa

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District

In re Krystyna Wrobel, 12-13001 K

Bankruptcy Judge Approves Debtor's Plan to Pay Legal Fees

12-13001 K
Judge Michael Kaplan

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Family Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wynn v. The New York City Housing Authority, 14-cv-2818

Employment Discrimination Plaintiffs May Amend Claims Against NYCHA

14-cv-2818
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Race Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Jackson, 15-CR-106

Court Grants Defendant's Motion to Suppress Handguns Found on Him by NYPD Officers

15-CR-106
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Okereke v. John Charles Allen, Esq., 14 Civ. 3368

Plaintiff Suing Attorney Who Represented Him Against NJ School Has No Venue in NY

14 Civ. 3368
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Venue

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

DirecTV, LLC. v. Borbon, 14-CV-3468

Individuals Jointly and Severally Liable for Damages Arising Out of Illegal Use of DirecTV

14-CV-3468
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

Practice Areas: Torts , Damages , Liability , Joint and Several Liability

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Nirvana v. Nestle Waters North America, 6:14-cv-01181

Nirvana May Pursue Unfair Competition Claims Against Nestle

6:14-cv-01181
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Antitrust , Pre-Merger Investigations , Predatory Pricing and Bidding; Price-Fixing

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cablevision Systems Corp. v. Verizon New York Inc., 15-CV-456

Cablevision's 'Liar Campaign' Blocked by TRO

15-CV-456
Magistrate Judge Gary Brown

Practice Areas: Torts , Intentional Torts , Defamation , Intellectual Property , Trademarks

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Apolinario v. Luis Angie Deli Grocery Inc., 1:14-cv-2328

Court Awards $450 Per Hour for Lawyer With a Decade of Litigation Experience

1:14-cv-2328
District Judge Gregory Woods

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Anguiano, 14-cr-711

Officers Had a Reasonable Suspicion That Occupants of Vehicle Were Armed

14-cr-711
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rambarran v. Dynamic Airways, LLC, 14-cv-10138

Court Denies Class Certification for Airline Passengers Delayed on NY to Guyana Flights

14-cv-10138
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Class Actions

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Utica Mutual Ins. Co. v. Clearwater Ins. Co., 6:13-cv-1178

Liability Clauses in Reinsurance Certificates Establish Limits on Insurer's Liability

6:13-cv-1178
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Insurance Law , Reinsurance

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Dhar v. City of N.Y., 12-cv-3733

Court Dismisses Amended Complaint Alleging Retaliatory Adverse Employment Action

12-cv-3733
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. O'Neill, 15-MJ-2116

Defendant's Possessions Constitute 'Bomb', 'Destructive Device'; Detention Ordered

15-MJ-2116
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Jericho Group Ltd. v. Mid-Town Develop. Ltd. Partnership, 14-CV-2329

Sixth Effort to Reinstate Contract Is Rejected; Injunction, $10,000 Rule 11 Sanction Imposed

14-CV-2329
District Judge Dora Irizarry

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Contracts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Crawford v. Cuomo, et al., 14-969

Circuit Revives Sex Abuse Case Against Corrections Officer

14-969
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Walker and Lynch, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law , Appellate Law - Criminal , Criminal Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Rogoz v. City of Hartford, 14-0876

Circuit Reinstates Case Against City of Hartford

14-0876
Before: Kearse, Parker, and Wesley, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Constitutional Law , Appellate Law - Civil , Standard of Review

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Micula v. The Government of Romania, 15 Misc. 107

Court Cannot Substantively Review ICSID's $116.5M Award Against Romania

15 Misc. 107
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: International Law (Public) , International Business and Commercial Law , Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hamilton v. The City of Peekskill Police Department, 13-cv-8138

Eyewitness Affidavit Denied Preclusion In Excess Force Suit Against Police Officers

13-cv-8138
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Evidence , Admissibility , Civil Rights , Criminal Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Eric M. Berman, P.C. v. City of New York, 13-598-cv

State's Power to Regulate Lawyers Not Usurped By City Local Law Regulating Debt Collectors

13-598-cv
Before: Pooler, Parker, and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The New York Bankers Association., Inc. v. The City of New York, 15 Civ. 4001

City Banking Law Violates Constitution, Judge Finds

15 Civ. 4001
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

Practice Areas: Banking and Financial Institutions , Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Williams v. City of New York, 12-CV-6805

Deaf Woman Sues City Following Assault Arrest

12-CV-6805
District Judge Valerie Caproni

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Torts , Intentional Torts