Federal Court Decisions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Fischer v. New York State Deptpartment of Law, 14-2556

Court Can Hear Bias Claim by Former State Lawyer

14-2556
Before: Kearse, Pooler, and Livingston, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil, Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Guiffre v. Maxwell, 15 Civ. 7433

Motion to Stay Discovery Denied, But Time To Respond to Discovery Request Extended

15 Civ. 7433
District Judge Robert Sweet

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Echeverri v. The N.Y. City Dept. of Sanitation, 15 Civ. 80

Despite Blood Condition, Man Can Perform Sanitation Worker Job Reasonably Safely

15 Civ. 80
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

High Point Design, LLC v. LM Ins. Corp., 14-cv-7878

Insurer Must Pay Insured's Expenses in Suit's Joint Defense, Less 'Additional Expenses'

14-cv-7878
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, Patents, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

PSEG Long Island LLC v. Town of North Hempstead, N.Y., 15-cv-0222

Ordinance Requiring Warning on Utility Poles Not Commercial Speech, Is Unconstitutional

15-cv-0222
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gutman v. Klein, 03 Civ. 1570

Defendant in Contempt of Turnover Order Requiring Shares' Delivery for Execution Sale

03 Civ. 1570
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Bartolomeo Vernace, 14-2197-cr

RICO Conviction Supported by 'Affront' to Mob, Circuit Says

14-2197-cr
Before: Sack, Chin, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal, Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, RICO

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Wolf, 12-CR-968

Guilty Plea Was Knowingly, Voluntarily Made After Counsels' Advice; Withdrawal Denied

12-CR-968
District Judge Kimba Wood

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Legal Profession

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Telemaque v. Marriott International, Inc., 14 Civ. 6336

ADA Suit Dismissed; Administrative Remedies Not Exhausted, Disability Under Act Not Pleaded

14 Civ. 6336
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rohe v. Bertine, 14-cv-9641

Three-Year Limit Period Barring Malpractice Action Against Attorney, Law Firm Not Tolled

14-cv-9641
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Civil Procedure, Statute of Limitations

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Hourani v. Wells Fargo Bank, CV 15-2561

'Rooker-Feldman' Doctrine, Failure to State Claim Noted in Suit to Vacate Foreclosure Sale

CV 15-2561
District Judge Leonard Wexler

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Flores v. Food Exrpess Rego Park, Inc., 15-CV-1410

Court's Adjustments Brings Legal Fees, Costs To 35 Percent of FLSA Settlement's Recovery

15-CV-1410
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Settlement, Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Atlantica Holdings v. Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna, 14-917-cv

Investors Can Sue Foreign Wealth Fund in US, Circuit Rules

14‐917‐cv
Before: Wesley, Livingston, and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, Appellate Law - Civil, White Collar Crime, Banking Crimes

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Lee v. Incorporated Village of Hempstead, CV 14-2853

Attorney Arguing Police Indifference to Domestic Violence to See Summary of Police Report on Separate Fatal Incident

CV 14-2853 (ADS)(GRB)
Magistrate Judge Gary Brown

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. v. Del Monte Foods, Inc., 15 Civ. 6820

Lanham Act Cannot Be Applied Extraterritorially To Adjudicate Foreign Marks' Ownership Status

15 Civ. 6820
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Licensing (Trademark), International Business and Commercial Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Allen, 13‐3333‐cr

Warrantless 'Across Threshold' Arrest Leads To Reversal on Suppression, Conviction Vacatur

13‐3333‐cr
Before: Sack, Lynch, and Lohier, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC v. Tracy, 15‐345‐cv

Pre-Dispute Waiver's Entry Requires Dismissal Of FINRA Arbitration, Claims' Pursuit at JAMS

15‐345‐cv
Before: Newman, Sack, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Arbitration (Labor and Employment)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Brannon v. The City of N.Y., 09CV4335

Dismissal of Attorney's Age Discrimination, Retaliation Claims Against NYCHPD Explained

09CV4335
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dean Street Capital Advisors, LLC v. Otoka Energy Corp., 15-cv-824

Discovery Needed to Decide if Transaction's Circumstances Resolved Clause's Ambiguity

15-cv-824
District Judge Richard Sullivan

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Interpretation

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Nnodimele v. Derienzo, 13-CV-3461

Judge: Man Imprisoned for Robberies Can Pursue Fair Trial Claims

13-CV-3461 (ARR)(RLM)
District Judge Allyne Ross

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Adelle Goodwine, Plaintiff v. City of New York, et al., Defendants, 15-CV-2868

Lawyer Disqualified From Bias Case Against Ex-Employer

15-CV-2868
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Juan Martinez, Plaintiff v. C.O. Aycock-West, Defendant, 12-CV-4574

State Inmate's Deliberate Medical Indifference Suit Dismissed; Administrative Remedies Under Prison Litigation Reform Act Not Exhausted, Claim Not Stated

12-CV-4574
District Judge Kenneth Karas

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Genzyme Corp. v. Rice, 15-cv-7892

Order Requiring Settlement Party's Civil Incarceration for Contempt Explained

15-cv-7892
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Settlement

U.S. District Court, Southern District

U1IT4LESS, Inc. v. Fedex Corp., 11-cv-1713

FedEx Corp., FedEx Services Not Distinct From FedEx Ground; No RICO Liability

11-cv-1713
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar), RICO

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hicks v. Village of Ossining, 12 CV 6874

Jury Could Find Officers' Use of Force During Arrest Excessive; Summary Judgment Denied

12 CV 6874
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Marshall v. Marshall, 15-CV-6808

No Valid Basis for Court's Jurisdiction Over Lawsuit Against Brother Shown

15-CV-6808
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Infringement (Copyright)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

MetroPCS New York, LLC v. Riverhead Water Dist., 15-CV-6311

Tank's Owner May Prevent Wireless Carrier From Replacing Antennas Following Merger

15-CV-6311
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Communications and Media Law, Landlord/Tenant Law, Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cammeby's Management, Co., LLC v. Affiliated FM Ins. Co., 13 Civ. 2814

Broker Granted New Trial on Negligence Claim, Ratification Defense in Suit Over Coverage

13 Civ. 2814
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Sherwin-Williams Co. v. Avisep, 14-CV-6227

Court Declines Jurisdiction Over Mexican Firm In Action Over Failure to Get Antitrust Approval

14-CV-6227
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Contracts, Breach

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Zurich American Ins. Co. v. Team Tankers A.S., 14‐4036‐cv

Reversal of Award of Attorney's Fees, Costs Under Charter's Breach Provision Explained

14‐4036‐cv
Before: Cabranes, Parker, and Lohier, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Admiralty, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Ward v. Concentrix Corp., 14-CV-6392

Probationary Employee Fired for Attendance Violations; Reasonable Accommodation Provided

14-CV-6392
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Schroeder v. The County of Nassau, 12-cv-3657

Even if Officer Used Excessive Force During Arrest He Is Entitled to Qualified Immunity

12-cv-3657
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Chobani v. Dannon Co., 3:16-CV-30

Judge Halts Chobani Ads Against Competitors' 'Bad Stuff'

3:16-CV-30
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Commercial Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

General Mills v. Chobani, 3:16-CV-58

Judge Halts Chobani Ads Against Competitors' 'Bad Stuff'

3:16-CV-58
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Commercial Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Victory v. Pataki, 13‐3592

Circuit Details Reasons for Reviving Parolee's Lawsuit

13‐3592
Before: Pooler and Parker, C.JJ.1

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Kaylon Pruitt, 14‐1921‐cr

Circuit Calls for Conformity in Judges' Sentencing Forms

14‐1921‐cr
Before: Pooler, C.J., and Gleeson,1 D.J.2

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Glen H. Hoehn, Plaintiff v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant, 14-CV-6401L

Disability Benefits Applicant Granted Judgment on Pleadings; ALJ Breached Duty By Failing To Fully Develop Record; Determination Made On Incomplete Information Rendered ALJ Unable To Properly Apply Treating Physician Rule

14-CV-6401L
District Judge David Larimer

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States v. Dennis Allen*, 13‐3333‐cr

Police Needed Warrant to Cross Suspect's Threshold, Circuit Says

13‐3333‐cr
Before: Sack, Lynch, and Lohier, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal, Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States v. HSBC Bank, 12-CR-763

Gleeson Orders HSBC Compliance Monitor's Report Unsealed

12-CR-763
District Judge John Gleeson

Practice Areas: Banking and Financial Institutions, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Doria/Memon Discount Stores Wage, 14-cv-7990

TRO, Injunction Violated by Intimidation, Retaliation to Compel FLSA Suit's Disavowal

14-cv-7990
District Judge Robert Sweet

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies, Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Oladapo v. Smart One Energy, LLC, 14 CV 7117

Breach, Fraud Claims Stated in Action Arising From Switch of Residential Energy Suppliers

14 CV 7117
Distrct Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Fraud (Contracts), Energy and Natural Resources

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Baldwin Technology Co., Inc. v. Printers' Service, Inc., 15 Civ. 07152

Printing Press Cleaning Fabric Maker Denied TRO, Injunction for Noncompete Clause's Breach

15 Civ. 07152
District Judge George Daniels

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies, Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Infringement (Trademark)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

State of N.Y. v. Mountain Tobacco Co., 12-CV-6276

Tobacco Firm's Part Owner Dismissed From State's Suit Over Contraband Cigarettes

12-CV-6276
District Judge Joanna Seybert

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Intenal. Tech. Markt., Inc. v. Verint Systems, Ltd., 1:15-cv-2457

Complaint Did Not Plausibly Allege Duty to Pay For Acquisition Four Years After Pact Expired

1:15-cv-2457
District Judge Gregory Woods

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach

U.S. States District Court, Southern District

Stagg P.C. v. US Dept. State, 15-cv-8468

U.S. DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
Constitutional Law

15-cv-8468
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. R.V., Defendant, 14-CR-0316

Departure From Guideline Sentence for Child Porn Explained

14-CR-0316
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Anderson v. County of Putnam, 14-CV-7162

False Arrest, Imprisonment Claims Arising From Rape Claim Deemed Time Barred

14-CV-7162
District Judge Cathy Seibel

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. States District Court, Southern District

Stagg P.C. v. U.S. Department of State, 15-cv-8468

U.S. DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
Constitutional Law

15-cv-8468
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hung v. Idreamsky Technology Ltd., 15-CV-2514

Case Denied Remand, New York Court Not Court Of Competent Jurisdiction; Actions Consolidated

15-CV-2514
District Judge Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Initial Public Offerings, Civil Procedure, Class Actions

U.S. District Court, Western District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Pittsford Capital Income Partners, LLC, 6:06-cv-06353

SEC Granted Transfer of Funds to Receiver For Distribution to Eligible Claimants

6:06-cv-06353
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Pazaras v. Onondaga County, 5:14-CV-1227

911 Dispatcher Fails to Show Causal Link Between Discrimination Claim, Reprimand

5:14-CV-1227
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Sex Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Park Irmat Drug Corp., Plaintiff v. Optumrx, Inc., Defendant, 15 Civ. 8930

Court Explains Its 'Bottom Line' Order Denying Pharmacy's Motion for TRO, Preliminary Injunction Barring Pharmacy Benefits Manager From Terminating It From Retail Pharmacy Network During Pendency of Action Asserting Breach, Tortious Interference, Other Claims

15 Civ. 8930
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Friends of Animals v. Clay, 14‐4071‐cv

Port Authority's Power to Remove Birds at JFK Confirmed

14‐4071‐cv
Before: Cabranes, Pooler, and Lynch, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Administrative Law, Appellate Law - Civil, Environmental Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Henry v. Morgan's Hotel Group, 15-CV-1789

Third-Party Subpoenas Found to Violate Discovery Rules

15-CV-1789 (ER) (JLC)
Magistrate Judge James Cott

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Civil Procedure, Discovery, Discrimination, Sexual Orientation Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Singh v. Joshi, 15-CV-5496

Judge: NYC Taxi Drivers Must Abide by Accessibility Rules

15-CV-5496-FB-VMS
District Judge Frederic Block

Practice Areas: Administrative Law, Transportation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

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

Counsel Found Lacking in Experience to Handle Class Action

14-cv-2818
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

People's United Equipment Finance Corp. v. Gotham Logistics, Inc., 12-CV-5811

Breach Cause of Action Stated But Hearing To Be Held On Appropriate Damages Award

12-CV-5811
Magistrate Judge Anne Shields

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

D'Amico v. Rondo Inc., 13 Civ. 7211

Defective Design, Failure to Warn Claims Over Dough Sheeter Survive Summary Judgment Bid

13 Civ. 7211
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Design Defect, Failure to Warn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Innovative Custom Brands, Inc. v. Minor, 15-CV-2955

Fraudulent Conveyance, Unjust Enrichment Claims Were Pleaded Absent Needed Specificity

15-CV-2955
District Judge Alison Nathan

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), Contracts, Fraud (Contracts), Creditors

U.S. District Court, Western District

Poczciwinski v. Colvin, 1:15-CV-00007

Law Judge Violated Treating Physician Rule In Denying Disability Insurance Benefits

1:15-CV-00007
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sanseviro v. State of New York, CV 12-4985

§1983 False Arrest, Malicious Prosecution Claims Over Assault Rifle Sale Dismissed

CV 12-4985
District Judge Leonard Wexler

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Main Street Legal Services, Inc., Plaintiff‐Appellant v. National Security Council, Defendant‐Appellee, 13‐3792‐cv

National Security Council Not Agency Subject to FOIA; Council, NSC System Function Only to Advise, Assist President in Performing National Security Responsibilities, Exercise No Authority Independent of President

13‐3792‐cv
Before: Raggi, Wesley, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. v. Del Monte Foods, Inc., 13-CV-8997

Products Combining Fresh Fruit, Vegetables, Produce Violated Parties' License Agreement

13-CV-8997
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Hoey, 15 Cr. 229

Embezzlement, Prior Narcotics Indictment Not Connected; Taint Hearing Not Warranted

15 Cr. 229
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence, Admissibility

U.S. District Court, Southern District U.S. District Court, Southern District

Holzworth v. Alfa Laval Inc., 12 Civ. 06088

No Issue of Deceased's Exposure to Asbestos Products Made by Ingersoll-Rand Was Raised

12 Civ. 06088 12 Civ. 06088
District Judge John Keenan

Practice Areas: Torts, Toxic Torts, Wrongful Death

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Schmelcher v. County of Oneida, 6:15-cv-00245

Court Affirms Bankruptcy Court's $4,863 Sanction for Opposing Contempt Motion

6:15-cv-00245
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Taxation, Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Mohamed, 13-CR-527

'Eyewitness Identification' Expert's Testimony Precluded; Defendant Must Face Witnesses

13-CR-527
District Judge William Kuntz

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence, Admissibility

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Garcia v. Fischer, 13 CV 8196 (VB)

Court Winnows Claims in Sing Sing Civil Rights Suit

13 CV 8196 (VB)
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Llolla v. Karen Gardens Apartment Corp, 12-CV-1356

Default Judgments Vacated in FLSA Wage Case; Meritorious Defense Shown, Service Improper

12-CV-1356
District Judge Margo Brodie

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sprayregen v. Peter Mangiameli and PCH, Inc., 14-cv-6419

Fraud Claim Duplicates Breach Claim; Claims Insufficient to Pierce Veil for Liability Purposes

14-cv-6419
District Judge Joan Azrack

Practice Areas: Contracts, Fraud (Contracts), Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Western District

Kociuba v. Office of Temporary, 6:15-cv-06672

Dismissal of State Worker's Action Alleging Retaliation for Being Probe Witness Explained

6:15-cv-06672
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Jarvis v. Cuomo, 5:14-cv-1459

New 2015 Bargaining Pact Moots Bulk of Claims Over 'Fair Share' Fees From Union Non-Members

5:14-cv-1459
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Collective Bargaining Agreements, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Kim v. Yoo, 15 Civ. 3110

Court's Ancillary Jurisdiction Sufficient to Reach Conveyed Assets so as to Satisfy FLSA Judgment

15 Civ. 3110
District Judge Robert Sweet

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Viropro, Inc. v. Pricewaterhousecoopers Advisory Services, 15cv6235

Court Lacks Jurisdiction in Fiduciary Duty Breach Suit Against Malaysian Consultancy

15cv6235
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. District Court, Western District

Irving v. Lynch, 15-CV-824

Deportee Denied Habeas Relief on Claim Detention Unreasonable Under 'Zadvydas'

15-CV-824
District Judge John Curtin

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Choice Hotels International, Inc. v. Kolath Hotels & Casinos, Inc., 1:13-cv-192

Hotel Operator's Infringement of Marks Violated Lanham Act; Marks' Use Enjoined

1:13-cv-192
District Judge Gary Sharpe

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

CCR International, Inc. v. Elias Group, LLC, 15 Civ. 6563

Trademark Infringement, Breach Claims In Action Over Coconut Soda Are Dismissed

15 Civ. 6563
District Judge Robert Sweet

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Prevezon Holdings Ltd., 13-cv-06326

Refusal to Certify, for Interlocutory Appeal, Decision Denying Disqualification Explained

13-cv-06326
District Judge Thomas Griesa

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Appellate Law - Civil, Interlocutory Appeal

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Nahabedian v. Intercloud Systems, Inc., 15-CV-00669

Unjust Enrichment, Tortious Interference Claims Survive in Suit Following Firm's Sale

15-CV-00669
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Western District

Van Buren v. Cargill, Inc., 10-CV-701

Award for Cargill on Claims Product Caused Collapse of Hay Bales Causing Injury Confirmed

10-CV-701S
District Judge William Skretny

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Products Liability, Torts

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Carr, 15CR18

CI Produced for Meeting With Defense Counsel But In Camera Materials' Production Denied

15CR18
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

T.K. and S.K. v. NYC Department. of Education., 14-3078-cv

Circuit Says NYC Must Pay Tuition of Bullied Girl

14-3078-cv
Before: Lynch, Lohier, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Education Law, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Errant Gene Therapeutics, LLC v. Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, 15-CV-2044

Fraud, Breach Claims Not Duplicative in Suit Over Sale of Treatment for Fatal Blood Disorder

15-CV-2044
District Judge Alison Nathan

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Patents, Contracts, Breach, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Shafir v. Continuum Health Care Partners, Inc., 12-cv-5794

Claim Pay Docking Policy Requires Payment On Hourly, Not Salaried, Basis Is Rejected

12-cv-5794
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Martinez v. Gulluoglu LLC, 15 Civ. 2727

Court Explains Reasons for Not Approving Settlement Agreement in FLSA Wage Action

15 Civ. 2727
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Settlement, Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Iannucci v. RE/MAX Antigua Ltd., 15 Civ. 1964

Long-Arm Personal Jurisdiction Lacking In Action Against Antigua Real Estate Broker

15 Civ. 1964
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sol Group Marketing Co. v. American President Lines, Ltd., 14-Cv-9929

Fraud, Breach Claims Rejected; Liquidated Damages Clause Not Contract of Adhesion

14-Cv-9929
District Judge Sidney Stein

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Admiralty, Transportation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dial Corporation, et al., Plaintiffs v. News Corporation, et al., Defendants, 13cv6802

News Corp's Bid to Toss Suit Over In-Store Promotions Fails

13cv6802
District Judge William Pauley III

Practice Areas: Antitrust

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Uwadiegwu v. Deptartment of Social Services of the County of Suffolk, 15-1091

Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Father's Civil Rights Suit

15-1091
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Winter, Walker, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Family Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Vale v. Great Neck Water Pollution Control District, 14-CV-4229

Subpoena Seeking Relevant Evidence Possibly Admissible on Issue of Intent Denied Quash

14-CV-4229
Magistrate Judge Anne Shields

Practice Areas: Evidence, Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rosa v. TCC Communications, Inc., 15cv1665

Bulk of Claims Dismissed But Fraud Claim May Be Repleaded as Fraudulent Conveyance

15cv1665
District Judge William Pauley

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Fraud (Contracts), Torts, Business Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

YLD Ltd. v. The Node Firm, LLC, 15-CV-0855

Transfer of Venue in Infringement Action To Northern District of California Explained

15-CV-0855
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue, Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Infringement (Trademark), Copyrights, Infringement (Copyright)

U.S. District Court, Western District

Miller v. Colvin, 14-CV-6366

ALJ Entitled to Rely on Expert's Response to Hypothetical; Evidence Supports RFC Finding

14-CV-6366
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Phoenix NLP, LLC v. Capital Hotel, Inc., 1:15-cv-80

Court Still Holds Jurisdiction Over Foreclosure Challenge Despite Assets' Transfer From FDIC

1:15-cv-80
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Bouchard v. LA Parmigiana S.R.L., 5:15-cv-0865

Court Lacks Personal Jurisdiction Over Italian Pasta Machine Maker in Suit After Injury

5:15-cv-0865
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Eva Agerbrink, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. Model Service LLC d/b/a MSA Models and Susan Levine, Defendants, 14 Civ. 7841

Plaintiff May Amend Complaint in FLSA Action To Include Unjust Enrichment Claim Where Employment Contract Contianed Liquidated Damages Provision Permitting Employer to Withhold Monies Owed Plaintiff

14 Civ. 7841
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Trustees of Empire State Carpenters Annuity v. Fourmen Const., Inc., 15-CV-3252

Court Explains Confirmation of Arbitral Award's Unpaid Balance, Attorney's Fees

15-CV-3252
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Collective Bargaining Agreements

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barbato v. U.S. Bank National Assoc., 14-CV-2233

'Rooker-Feldman' Doctrine Bars Foreclosure Claims; FDCPA Claim Not Stated Against Bank

14-CV-2233
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

VIDIVIXI, LLC v. Grattan, 15-cv-7364

Partnership Pact Not Breached, Intellectual Property's Use Authorized; Injunction Denied

15-cv-7364
District Judge John Koeltl

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Infringement (Trademark), Business Entities, Partnerships, Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sleepy's LLC v. Select Comfort Wholesale Corp., 07-CV-4018

Prevailing Party Select Comfort Granted Attorney's Fees Under Lanham Act §35(a)

07-CV-4018
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Schneider, 12-CR-0074

Defendant's Motion to Amend Pre-Sentence Report to Reflect History of Addiction Denied

12-CR-0074
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Christian Aguirre and Melissa Sanchez, Plaintiffs v. Westchester County, Defendants, 15-CV-3616 (ARR)(VMS)

Judge Chooses Venue Where Alleged Civil Rights Violations Took Place

15-CV-3616 (ARR)(VMS)
District Judge Allyne Ross

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC v. Mercer, 14 Civ. 9279

Broker-Dealer's $120,752 Arbitral Award Against Former Employee Over Unpaid Loans Confirmed

14 Civ. 9279
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Durham v. Suny Rockland Community College, 14-cv-607

Suspended RCC Student's Free Speech Violation Claim Time-Barred, Procedurally Defective

14-cv-607
District Judge Thomas Griesa

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Education Law, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hirth v. The American Ins. Co., 15 Civ. 3245

Policy's Ambiguity Noted in Survival of Breach Action Following Water Damage to Apartment

15 Civ. 3245
Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Halberstam v. Global Credit and Collection Corp., 15-cv-5696

Debt Collector May Not Leave Name, Number Without Disclosing He Is a Debt Collector

15-cv-5696
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hayuk v. Starbucks Corp., 15CV4887

Starbucks' Campaign Did Not Infringe Copyrighted Work's 'Total Concept and Feel'

15CV4887
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Connolly v. Chemtreat, Inc, 14-CV-2121

Defendant's Contract With His Employer Did Not Create Duty of Care as to Plaintiff

14-CV-2121
Judge Joan Azrack

Practice Areas: Torts, Toxic Torts, Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Zemlyansky, 12-CR-171-1

New Trial Denied; 2012 Investigation By EDNY Mirrored Evidence at 2015 Trial

12-CR-171-1
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Deangelis v. Corzine, 11 Civ. 7866

Documents Sought Were Included in Expert's Draft Report, Are Exempt From Disclosure

11 Civ. 7866
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery, White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar), Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Smith v. Martuscello, 9:15-CV-0059

Court Notes Procedural Deficiencies In Denying 28 USC §2254 Habeas Relief

9:15-CV-0059
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

NM v. Hebrew Academy Long Beach, 15-CV-7004

Mother's Objection to Children's Vaccination Health-Based, Not Based on Religious Belief

15-CV-7004
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Education Law, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Schwartz v. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, 13-CV-5004

Judges Approves Disclosure of Video From DEA-Honduran Drug Raid

13-CV-5004
District Judge Carol Bagley Amon

Practice Areas: Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cat3 LLC v. Black Lineage Inc., 14 Civ. 5511

14 Civ. 5511
Magistrate Judge James Francis IV

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Civil Procedure, Discovery, Evidence, Spoliation, Trademarks, Infringement (Trademark)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Patino v. Avalon Bay Communities, Inc., CV 14-2376

Attorneys' Fees Granted as Rule 37 Sanction But Dismissal, Preclusion Inappropriate

CV 14-2376
Magistrate Judge Anne Shield

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Episcopal Health Services, Inc., 11-cv-6259

Claims Submitted to Medicare Not 'False' Under FCA; Employer Granted Judgment

11-cv-6259
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Medicare/Medicaid, Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Mota, 1:15-cr-00254

Heroin, Inculpatory Statements Suppressed; Condition Leading to Stop Not Traffic Violation

1:15-cr-00254
District Judge Gregory Woods

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Motor Vehicles (Criminal)

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. $5,470.00 U.S. Currency, 14-CV-0537

Seized Money's Claimants Must Provide Tax, Bank, Other Information Within 30 Days

14-CV-0537
Magistrate Judge H. Kenneth Schroeder

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Civil Forfeiture, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

McCormick v. Citibank, 15-CV-46

By Using Credit Card in 2014 Party Agreed to Arbitration Clause in 2013 Card Agreement

15-CV-46
District Judge John Curtin

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Consumer Protection, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Chobani v. The Dannon Co., 3:16-CV-30

3:16-CV-30
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

US v. Prevezon Holdings, 13-cv-06326

Judge Reverses His Ruling Disqualifying Baker & Hostetler

13-cv-06326
District Judge Thomas Griesa

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Civil Forfeiture

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gluco Perfect, LLC v. Perfect Gluco Products, Inc., 14-CV-1678

Refusal to Grant Default Judgment Despite Late Answer to Amended Complaint Explained

14-CV-1678
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Marcus v. Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc., 15-CV-656

Age Bias Claim Not Cognizable Under Title VII, Prima Facie Case Under ADEA Not Made Out

15-CV-656
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Taft v. Agricultural Bank of China Ltd., 15 Civ. 5321

Compliance Officer Merely Transmitted Bank's Memo for 'Best Practices' Guidance to FRBNY

15 Civ. 5321
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Whistle-blower Law, Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Romero v. Colvin, 11-CV-3920

Errors, 'Slapdash' Reasoning Noted in Second Vacatur of ALJ's Denial of SSI, DIB Benefits

11-CV-3920
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Graff v. United Collection Bureau, 12-CV-2402

Class Action Settlement Favoring One Plaintiff Is Rejected

12-CV-2402 (GRB)
Magistrate Judge Gary Brown

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Settlement, Class Actions, Consumer Protection

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Purifoy v. Walter Investment Management Corp., 13-cv-937

Only Breach Claim Against Mortgage Servicer Survives; Dismissal Under Florida Law Explained

13-cv-937
District Judge Richard Sullivan

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

M.G. v. N.Y. City Dept. of Educ., 13-cv-4639

Class Action Appropriate in Suit Over Education Services to Autistic Children

13-cv-4639
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Education Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dependable Sales & Service, Inc. v. Truecar, Inc., 15-cv-1742

Auto Dealerships' 'No Haggle' False Advertising Claim Against TrueCar Survives Dismissal Bid

15-cv-1742
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Snegur v. Iberostar, 14-CV-4445

Court Lacks Jurisdiction in 'Slip and Fall' Injury Action Against Hotel in Jamaica

14-CV-4445
District Judge I. Leo Glasser

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Negrete v. Citibank, 15 Civ. 7250

Letter Motion to Stay Summary Judgment Denied; 'Robinson' Factors Not Satisfied

15 Civ. 7250
District Judge Robert Sweet

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Contracts, Breach, Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Angela Thompson, Plaintiff v. Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Defendant, 14-cv-5317

Retaliation Claim Dismissed But National Origin Discrimination Claim Survives In Title VII Action Against Hospital; Claims Pre-Dating Oct.13, 2012, Time Barred

14-cv-5317
District Judge William Kuntz

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: Petrobras Securities Litigation, 14-CV-9002

'Morrison', 'Absolute Activist' Requirements Not Satisfied in Putative Class Suit Against Brazilian Oil Company, Subsidiaries Over Bribery, Kickback Scheme; Only Claims Based on Purchase of Notes Dismissed

14-CV-9002
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Yang v. Navigators Group, Inc., 13-cv-2073

SOX Whistleblower Claim Rejected; Firing Due to 'Terrible' Presentation Not Refuted

13-cv-2073
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Whistleblowing, Corporate Governance/Compliance, Sarbanes Oxley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Alfaro-Flecha v. ORC International, Inc., 15-cv-1402

Inference Shown That Termination Under 'Reduction Plan' Was Motivated by Age

15-cv-1402
District Judge Alison Nathan

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Taylor v. Cherverko, 15 CV 444

Survival of Inmate's Claims About Treatment, Malpractice as to His Right Knee Explained

15 CV 444
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Voss v. Bank of America, 5:15-cv-0232

TILA, RESPA Claims Untimely, Breach Claim Fails in Suit Over Home Loan's Modification

5:15-cv-0232
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Volpe v. Brown, 15-CV-5980

'Rooker-Feldman' Doctrine Bars Court From Hearing Challenge to Home's Foreclosure Sale

15-CV-5980
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Civil Procedure, Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Stinson v. City of New York, 10 Civ. 4228

City Found to Have Negligently Destroyed Lawsuit Documents

10 Civ. 4228
District Judge Robert Sweet

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Torts, Intentional Torts, Abuse of Process

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Karam v. County of Rensselaer, 1:13-cv-01018

Judge Trims Tardy Allegations Against Upstate Sheriff's Office

1:13-cv-01018
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Labor and Employment, Discrimination

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Robert Simels, 14-2500-cr

Circuit Upholds Conviction of Former Defense Attorney

14-2500-cr
Before: Hall, Chin, Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Classic Liquor Importers, Ltd. v. Spirits International B.V., 15 Civ. 6503

Action Between Liquor Distributors Warrants Declaratory Judgment on Mark's Infringement

15 Civ. 6503
District Judge Jed Rakoff

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Martin Hilti Family Trust v. Knoedler Gallery, LLC, 13 Civ. 657

Trust May File SAC Alleging Individual Was Gallery's, Other Firm's Alter Ego

13 Civ. 657
Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Tuzman, 15 Cr. 536

Court Lacks Authority to Review Extradition From Colombia; Arrest Warrant Not Vacated

15 Cr. 536
District Judge Paul Gardephe

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Williams v. Conway, 9:15-cv-427

Deaf Inmate Granted Class Certification In ADA Discrimination Suit Against Jail

9:15-cv-427
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Nicaisse v. Stephens and Michaels Assoc., Inc., 14-CV-1570

Judgment as to Liability, Statutory Damages Awarded Over Phone Message Violating FDCPA

14-CV-1570
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Gregory Scarpa, 94-CR-1119

Sentence Reduced for Man Who Led FBI to Explosives

94-CR-1119
District Judge Edward Korman

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

United States v. State of New York, 1:10-CV-0858

Judge Eases Monitoring at Juvenile Facilities

1:10-CV-0858

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Family Law, Juvenile Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Federal Treasury Enterprise Sojuzplodoimport v. Spirits International B.V., 14‐4721‐cv

Circuit Faults 'Affront' to Russian Sovereignty in Trademark Case

14‐4721‐cv(L)
Before: Newman, Walker, and Jacobs, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Appellate Law - Civil, Trademarks, International Business and Commercial Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Doe v. Ejercito De Liberacion Nacional, 15 CV 8652

Venue for Turnover, Interpleader Actions Properly Placed in NY's Southern District

15 CV 8652
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Henry, 13-CR-91

Arms Dealer Convicted Under Arms Export Control Act Is Denied Bail Pending Appeal

13-CR-91
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, White Collar Crime

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pulse Creations, Inc. v. Vesture Group, Inc., 15 Civ. 2496

Trademark Infringement Alleged in Suit Over Mark's Use Despite Notice of Likely Confusion

15 Civ. 2496
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Murray, 6:14-CR-06183

Statements Voluntarily Made, Not Product Of Coercion; Suppression Denied

6:14-CR-06183
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Fifty-Five Boxes of Tide Downy Powder Detergent, 15-cv-2678

Defendants In Rem's Answer, Counterclaims In Forfeiture Action Survive Strike Motion

15-cv-2678
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Civil Forfeiture, Intellectual Property

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Garfield v. Ocwen Loan Servicing 15-527

Circuit Permits Debtor's Suit After Discharge in Bankruptcy

15-527
Before: Newman, Winter, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Granados v. Traffic Bar, 13 Civ. 0500

Compliance With Discovery Order Compelled But Sanctions for Evidence Spoliation Denied

13 Civ. 0500
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Evidence, Spoliation, Civil Procedure, Discovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Singer Group, Inc. v. Nine West Holdings, Inc., 14-cv-3619

Nine West Acted Properly in Terminating Pact But Issues Exist on Singer's Lost Opportunities

14-cv-3619
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In Re: Coudert Brothers LLP, 14‐3688‐bk

Bankruptcy Court Did Not Give Effect to Mandate Foreclosing Reliance on Prior Alternate Holding

14-3688‐bk
Before: Cabranes, Pooler, and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Appellate Law - Civil, Procedure

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Geras v. Hempstead Union Free School Dist., 13-cv-5094

Bulk of Bias, Retaliation, Other Claims in Reverse Race Discrimination Case Survive

13-cv-5094
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Education Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mohammed Ferdous Hossain v. Johnson, 15-CV-0122

Second Circuit Has Jurisdiction Over Alien's Claim to Reopen Deportation Proceedings

15-CV-0122
District Judge Margo Brodie

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lightsquared Inc., Lightsquared LP, and Lightsquared Subsidiary LLC, Plaintiffs v. Deere & Company, Garmin International, Inc., Trimble Navigation Limited, the U.S. GPS Industry Council, and the Coalition to Save Our GPS, Defendants, 13 Civ. 8157

Producing Party's Skepticism About Merits Of Requesting Party's Claim Does Not Excuse Producing Party From Disclosing Information Relevant To Those Claims

13 Civ. 8157
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Contracts, Breach, Discovery

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Angelo Gigliotti, Eleonora Gigliotti, Gregroio Gigliotti, and Franco Fazio, Defendants, 15 CR 204 (RJD)

Information From Grand Jury Subpoenas That Improperly Demanded Secrecy Is Not Suppressed

15 CR 204 (RJD)
District Judge Dearie

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Mantena v. Johnson, 14‐2476‐cv

Circuit Requires Notice to Immigrants Who Change Jobs

14‐2476‐cv
Before: Calabresi, Straub, and Pooler, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Western District

Sims v. Monaghan, 13-CV-6496-FPG

Court Rejects Suit by Man Who Used Twitter to Claim Abuse

13-CV-6496-FPG
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cort v. Marshall's Department Store, 14-CV-7385

Acts by Worker Who Attacked Shopper Could Not Be Imputed to Employer Store

14-CV-7385
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Assault, Battery, Liability, Vicarious Liability

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sec. and Exchange Commission v. Payton, 14 Civ. 4644

Remote Tippees Denied Judgment In SEC's Suit for Insider Trading

14 Civ. 4644
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Insider Trading

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Simmon, 13 Cr. 855

Four-Level Enhancement Appropriate; 2005 Robbery Conviction One for 'Crime of Violence'

13 Cr. 855
District Judge Paul Gardephe

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Sealey v. D. Olszewski, 14-CV-3

First Amendment Freedom-of-Association Claim Sufficiently Alleged Over Guards' Acts

14-CV-3
District Judge William Skretny

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Leticia, Inc. v. Skanska USA Civil Northeast, Inc., 14-CV-5714

Disadvantaged Business' Breach, RICO Claims Against MTA Project's Contractor Not Dismissed

14-CV-5714
District Judge John Gleeson

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Fraud (Contracts), White Collar Crime, RICO

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fleck v. General Motors LLC, 14-CV-8176

OSI Evidence Shown Admissible to Prove Notice, Causation But Grounds Exist for Exclusion

14-CV-8176
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Evidence, Admissibility, Products Liability

U.S. District Court, Southern District

William Henig, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP and Providus New York, LLC, Defendants, 13-CV-1432

Quinn Emanuel Wins Overtime Challenge for Document Review

13-CV-1432
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Evidence, Documentary Evidence

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Whalen v. Michael Stores Inc., 14-CV-7006

Claims Arising From Security Breach of Credit, Debit Card Data Dismissed for Lack of Standing

14-CV-7006
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Torts, Consumer Protection

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Djibo, 15 CR 88

Documents Obtained From Cellphone After Passcode's Provision Suppressed

15 CR 88
District Judge Sterling Johnson

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence, Admissibility

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Micromem Technologies, Inc. v. Dreifus Assoc. Ltd., 14-cv-9145

Venue in Contract Breach, Patent Litigation Is Transferred to Middle District of Florida

14-cv-9145
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue, Contracts, Breach, Intellectual Property, Patents

U.S. District Court, Western District

NRP Holdings LLC v. City of Buffalo, 11-CV-472S

Developer's Promissory Estoppel Claims in Suit Over Failed Housing Project Survive Dismissal

11-CV-472S
District Judge William Skretny

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Hicks, 15-CR-33S

Danger Posed to Community Noted In Denial of Bail to Alleged Gang Member

15-CR-33S
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Sims v. Monaghan, 13-CV-6496

Absolute Prosecutorial Immunity, Probable Cause Noted in Rights Action's Dismissal

13-CV-6496
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

OOCL (USA) Inc. v. Transco Shipping Corp., 13-cv-5418

By Endorsing, Presenting Bills of Lading Defendant Became Party to Carriage Contract

13-cv-5418
District Judge Richard Sullivan

Practice Areas: Torts

U.S. District Court, Western District

Smithers v. Specth, 6:14-cv-06277

Pro Se Job Discrimination Complaint Subject To Dismissal For Insufficient Service of Process

6:14-cv-06277
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Labor and Employment, Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Western District

Davis v. Colvin, 14-CV-6650

ALJ Properly Analyzed Evidence of Disease, Evaluated Medical Opinions in Benefits' Denial

14-CV-6650
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lee Hutson, individually and doing business as Silent Giant Publishing Co., Plaintiff v. Notorious B.I.G., LLC, et al., Defendants, 14-cv-2307 (RJS)

Judge Tosses Copyright Suit Against Notorious B.I.G. Estate

14-cv-2307 (RJS)
District Judge Richard Sullivan

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hidalgo v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Co., Inc., 15-cv-5199

GBL §349 Deceptive Practices Claim Stated Over Products' 'Clinically Proven' Representations

15-cv-5199
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Milan v. Wertheimer, 14‐3527‐cv

§1983 Claims in Suit Over Children's Removal Time-Barred, Brought Against Non-State Actors

14‐3527‐cv
Before: Kearse, Walker, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Family Law, Custody and Child Support

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Mangino v. Incorporated Vill. of Patchogue, 14‐3253‐cv

In 2005 There Was No Right To Be Free From Abuse of Process Where Probable Cause Existed

14‐3253‐cv
Before: Newman, Winter, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Eulett v. Spiotta, 6:14-cv-06191

Dismissal of ICE Detainee's Claims Over Broken Leg, Treatment Explained

6:14-cv-06191
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Ingenito v. Riri USA, Inc., 11-CV-2569

Magistrate Judge Correctly Determined Scope Of Waiver Arising From Emails' Productions

11-CV-2569
District Judge Margo Brodie

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Civil Procedure, Discovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Baez v. New York City Housing Authority, 13cv8916

13cv8916
District Judge William Pauley III

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Moore, 92-CR-200-1

Crack Cocaine Convict Should Be Resentenced To 324 Months in Prison Under §3582(c)(2)

92-CR-200-1
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Gonzales, 15-cr-469

Prior Convictions Are Violent Felonies, Serious Drug Offenses Under ACCA

15-cr-469
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Prevost v. City of N.Y., 13-CV-3760

False Arrest, Malicious Prosecution Claims Dismissed; Mutual Assault Reasonably Believed

13-CV-3760
District Judge Valerie Caproni

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Ingber v. Truffleman, 13-CV-1207

Rulings in Case Over Failure to Honor Financial Duties in Break-Up of Dental Practice Explained

13-CV-1207
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Mohamed, 13-CR-527

2001 Extension of Statute of Limitations Noted In Refusal to Dismiss Attempted Murder Charge

13-CR-527
District Judge William Kuntz

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Chase v. Correctional Medical Care, Inc., 1:14-CV-0474

Judge Rebuffs Bid to Seal $425,000 Inmate Death Deal

1:14-CV-0474
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Civil Procedure, Settlement

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Stagliano v. Herkimer Central School District, 6:15-cv-1311

Judge Blocks School District From Disciplining Teacher

6:15-cv-1311 (LEK/TWD)
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Labor and Employment, Family and Medical Leave Act

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Miller, 14‐4261‐cv

Asset Freeze Order Held Use of Government's Regulatory Power Except From Bankruptcy Stay

14‐4261‐cv
Before: Cabranes, Pooler, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Universitas Education, LLC v. T.D. Bank, N.A., 15-cv-5643

Allegations Bank Aided, Abetted Conversion, Other Claims Dismissed As Time-Barred

15-cv-5643
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Statute of Limitations, Torts, Intentional Torts, Conversion, Trusts and Estates

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Green Materials of Westchester v. The Town of Cortlandt, 15 CV 3257

Concrete Recycler's Suit Over Town Board, Zoning Obstacles Precluded as Res Judicata

15 CV 3257
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Land Use and Planning, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Clookey v. Citibank, N.A., 8:14-cv-1318

Credit Card's Use Showed Assent to Binding Agreement Containing Arbitration Clause

8:14-cv-1318
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

AEI Life, LLC v. Lincoln Benefit Life Co., 14-CV-6449

Eastern District First to Establish Jurisdiction; Transfer to N.J. Under 'First-to-File' Rule Denied

14-CV-6449
District Judge Jack Weinstein

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

TCA Television Corp. v. McCollum, 15 Civ. 4325

Infringement Claim Over Use of 'Who's On First?' Comedy Routine in Play Rejected; 'Fair Use' Noted

15 Civ. 4325
District Judge George Daniels

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

U.S. Aviation Underwriters, Inc. v. Textron Inc., 15 Civ. 5216

Firm Bringing Suit as Conduit for Insurer Is Not 'Real' Party for Diversity Purposes

15 Civ. 5216
District Judge John Keenan

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Insurance Law, Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Coleman v. System Dialing LLC, 15cv3868

Letter Motion Was Sufficient Notice of Death To Trigger FRCP 25's 90-Day Substitution Period

15cv3868
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Standing, Intellectual Property, Trusts and Estates

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Maimonides Medical Center v. USA, 14-4279-cv

Nonprofit Hospital Entitled to Interest Rate Applicable to 'Corporations' on FICA Refund

14-4279-cv
Before: Lynch, Lohier, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Taxation, Business Entities

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

First Horizon Bank v. Moriarty-Gentile, 10-CV-00289

Loan-Out Firm Held Liable as Actress' Alter Ego On Judgment for Home Equity Credit Line Breach

10-CV-00289
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Banking and Financial Institutions, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: Herbert G. Lindo, 13 Civ. 6918

Attorney, Firm Must Pay Taxi Driver $134,224 For Malpractice in Bankruptcy Advice, Filing

13 Civ. 6918
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Malpractice, Bankruptcy

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Miller, 13‐822‐cr

'High Seas' Venue in Vermont Proper for International Parental Kidnapping Case

13‐822‐cr
Before: Cabranes, Carney, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kintetsu World Express (USA), Inc. v. Johnson Controls Incorporated, 14-CV-4947

Controls' Maker May Assert Importer Defenses In Suit for Fees Incurred in Customs Contest

14-CV-4947
Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Commercial Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Baez v. New York City Housing Authority, 13cv8916

Special Master to Monitor NYCHA Compliance With Consent Decree on Mold Remediation

13cv8916
District Judge William Pauley III

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law, Civil Procedure, Settlement

U.S. District Court, Southern District

US v. Prevezon Holdings, 13-cv-06326

Judge Removes Baker Hostetler Over Strategy in Fraud Case

13-cv-06326
District Judge Thomas Griesa

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

N.Y. Youth Club v. Town of Harrison, 12-CV-7534

Judge Rules Town's Solicitor Fingerprinting Unconstitutional

12-CV-7534
District Judge Cathy Seibel

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

TCA Television Corp. v. McCollum, 15 Civ. 4325

15 Civ. 4325
District Judge George Daniels

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Adamou Djibo, 15 CR 88

Records Resulting From Agent's 'Peek' at Phone Suppressed

15 CR 88
District Judge Sterling Johnson

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

US Airways, Inc. v. Sabre Holdings Corp., 11 Civ. 2725

Airline May File Third Amended Complaint Restoring Damages It Previously Waived

11 Civ. 2725
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Antitrust, Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Thor 725 8th Avenue LLC v. Goonetilleke, 14 Civ. 4968

Landlord Granted Judgment on Guaranty Breach Claim; Reduced Fee Award Warranted

14 Civ. 4968
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law, Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Garcia v. Sengupta Food Services, 15-CV-4259

Settlement Not Approved; Release Too Broad, Non-Disparagement Clause Too Restrictive

15-CV-4259
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Settlement, Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Western District

Tekle v. Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., 15-cv-6386

Isolated Race-Based Incidents Insufficient To Be Title VII Adverse Employment Action

15-cv-6386
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Race Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Bellavia Blatt & Crossett, P.C. v. Kel & Partners LLC, 15-CV-1478

Law Firm Loses Libel Suit; Challenged Online Statements Were Rhetorical Opinions Not Fact

15-CV-1478
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Defamation

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Employers Ins. Company of Wausau v. Northfield Ins. Co., 14-CV-1366

Under New York Law Defendant Insurer Has Duty to Defend Contractor in State Action

14-CV-1366
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Zap Cellular, Inc. v. Kurland, 15 Civ. 682

RICO Claim Not Stated in Suit Over Fraud Scheme Involving Cell Phone Service in Israel

15 Civ. 682
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar), RICO

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jones v. County of Westchester, 14-cv-7635

'Younger' Doctrine Leads to Stay of Due Process Claims Against County Over Child's Removal

14-cv-7635
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Family Law, Custody and Child Support, White Collar Crime, RICO

U.S. District Court, Western District

Powers v. Kearns, 15-CV-187

Transaction Was Commercial Purchase Of Future Receivables, Not Consumer Debt

15-CV-187
District Judge John Curtin

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Lefevre v. Larry Rosen Esq., 1:14-cv-1311

Malpractice Suit Dismissed; Good Samaritan Law Effective After Date of Criminal Conduct

1:14-cv-1311
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Malpractice, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Frank G. LaBarre, as Executor of the Estate of Roslyn L. LaBarre, Deceased, and Frank G. LaBarre, individually, Plaintiff v. Werner Enterprises, Inc., and Festus Kimotho Ndungu, Defendants, 1:12-CV-1316

Both Sides Motions In Limine Partly Granted And Partly Denied In Negligence Suit After Death in Vehicular Accident

1:12-CV-1316
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Torts, Motor Vehicles

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Beem v. Noble Group Ltd., 14 Civ. 9046

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Hong Kong Firm In Breach Action Over Executive's Placement

14 Civ. 9046
District Judge Robert Sweet

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Contracts, Breach, Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

BT Holdings, LLC v. Village of Chester, 15 Civ. 1986

Lawyer, Firm Not Disqualified; No Attorney- Client Relationship in Article 78 Proceeding

15 Civ. 1986
District Judge Judith McCarthy

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Land Use and Planning

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Forster, 15-mc-246

'Act-of-Production' Privilege Noted in Quash Of SEC Subpoena to Compel Papers' Production

15-mc-246
District Judge John Koeltl

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Goldberg v. Gray, 5:15-CV-0538

Securities Fraud Class Suit Defendants Not Unduly Prejudiced by Complaint's Amendment

5:15-CV-0538
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, Civil Procedure, Class Actions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Jurkowitsch v. The City of N.Y., 14 CV 6810

§1983 False Arrest Claim Stands; Impossible To Determine if Officer Had Probable Cause

14 CV 6810
District Judge Pamela Chen

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Western District

Donatello v. County of Niagara, 15-CV-39

Lack of Formal Discovery Noted In Disqualification Motion's Denial

15-CV-39
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jimenez v. City of New York, 14-cv-2994

Sanctions Ordered for Plaintiff, Counsel in Suit Against City

14-cv-2994
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Civil Rights

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In re: Lehman Brothers Inc., 14-3686

Bankruptcy Court's Order subordinating Appellants' Controbution Claims Under Bankruptcy Code §510(b) to Claims of Debtor Lehman Brothers Inc.'s General Unsecured Creditors Affirmed; Claims Arising From Securities of a Debtor's Affiliate Should Be Subordinated in Debtor's Bankruptcy Proceeding to All Claims or Interests Senior or Equal to Claims in Bankruptcy Proceeding That Are of Same Type as Underlying Securities

14-3686
Before: Walker, Jacobs, and Livingston, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Northeast Landscape & Masonry Associates, Inc. v. State of Connecticut Dept. of Labor, 14-CV-9104

Action Transferred to District of Connecticut; Events Giving Rise to Claim Occurred in CT

14-CV-9104
District Judge Kenneth Karas

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Maxum Indemnity Co. v. A One Testing Laboratories, Inc., 14-cv-4023

Insurer Need Not Defend, Indemnify Its Insured Subcontractor in Action by Project's Sponsor

14-cv-4023
District Judge Katherine Forrest

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pfizer Inc. v. McNeil-PPC, Inc., 1:14-cv-4659

Drug Maker States Controversy, Over Drugs' Effects, Warranting Declaratory Judgment

1:14-cv-4659
District Judge Andrew Carter

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Professional Merchant Advance Capital, LLC v. McEachern, 13-CV-7323

Guarantor Must Re-Pay Lender $300,755 Still Owed Under Merchant Agreement

13-CV-7323
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Wernick, 03-CR-0189

Ruling in 'Noyes' Noted in Refusal to Return Computer Property as Beyond Search Warrant

03-CR-0189
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District U.S. District Court, Northern District

NXIVM Corp. v. Foley, 1:14-cv-1375

Rule 11 Sanctions Denied For Motion's Failure To Comply With 'Safe Harbor' Provision

1:14-cv-1375 1:14-cv-1375
District Judge Lawrence Kahn District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Communications and Media Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District U.S. District Court, Southern District

Palmer/Kane LLC v. Scholastic Corp., 14-cv-7805

Motion to Compel Only Partly Granted; SAC May Be Filed in Infringement Case Over Photos

14-cv-7805 14-cv-7805
District Judge Thomas Griesa District Judge Thomas Griesa

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

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Thompson, 14-2267-cr(L)

Court Erred in Applying Sentence Enhancement Absent Finding Specific Intent to Obstruct Justice

14-2267-cr(L)
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Pooler and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Boyce v. Cycle Spectrum, Inc., 14-CV-1163

Chinese Maker of Handlebar on Taiwanese Bike Dismissed from Third-Party Suit After Fall

14-CV-1163
District Judge Jack Weinstein

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Hartford Life Ins. Co. v. Simonee, 14-CV-7520

Life Insurer Denied Interpleader Relief Sought Under 28 USC §1335, FRCP 22

14-CV-7520
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Insurance Law, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Pugh, 15-CR-116

Court Approves Anonymous, Semi-Sequestered Jury in Case Over Attempted Support to ISIL

15-CR-116
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

West v. Moe's Franchisor, LLC, 15cv2846

Court Dismisses Blind Restaurant Patrons' ADA Suit Over Self-Serve Beverage Machine

15cv2846
District Judge William Pauley

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bounce Exchange, Inc. v. Zeus Enterprise Ltd., 15cv3268

Source Code's Incorporation of Copyright's Holder Was 'Identification' for DMCA Purposes

15cv3268
District Judge Denise Cote

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

Covanex, Inc. v. Duvvada, 14-CV-6050

Company Is Permitted Limited Jurisdictional Discovery in Breach Case Against Ex-Employees

14-CV-6050
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Pearsall v. Medtronics, Inc., CV 14-3378

Common Law-Based Claims in Diversity Suit Over Pacemaker's Failure Federally Preempted

CV 14-3378
District Judge Leonard Wexler

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Health Law, Food and Drug Act

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Turkmen v. Hasty, 13-981

Full Circuit Lets Stand Revival of 9/11 Detention Suit

13-981 (L)
Before: Jacobs, Cabranes, Pooler, Raggi, Wesley, Hall, Livingston, Lynch, Chin, Lohier, Jr., Carney, Droney, Cir. JJ.1

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Appellate Law - Civil, Immigration Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. Jesse C. Litvak, Defendant-Appellant, 14-2902-cr

Convictions for Fraud Against United States, Making False Statements Reversed; Trial Evidence Insufficient for Jury to Find Misstatements Material to Government. Conviction on Securities Fraud Charges Vacated, Remanded; Court Erred in Excluding Portions of Defendant's Expert Testimony

14-2902-cr
Before: Straub, Parker and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Beagle v. Commissioner of Social Sec., 1:14-cv-00769

ALJ Ignored Almost All of Applicant's Treatment Records When Finding Impairments Not Severe

1:14-cv-00769
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Georgescu, 14-CR-799

Conspiracy to Murder Americans Charge Stands; 18 USC §1114 Applies Extraterritorially

14-CR-799
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Biro v. Nast, 14-3815-cv

FRCP 8 Requires That Limited-Purpose Public Figure Plausibly Plead Actual Malice

14-3815-cv
Before: Jacobs and Lohier, C.JJ., and Crawford, D.J.*

Practice Areas: Communications and Media Law, Torts, Intentional Torts, Defamation

U.S. District Court, Western District

Nelson v. Correction Officer Marc McGrain, 6:12-CV-6292

Retaliatory Acts Not De Minimis Harassment; 'Hemphill' Exhaustion Exceptions Not Addressed

6:12-CV-6292
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Administrative Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Expressions Hair Design v. Attorney General of the State of New York, 13‐4533

13‐4533
Before: Wesley, Livingston, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection

U.S. District Court Southern District

State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins. Co. v. Fayda, 14 Civ. 9792

Personal Financial Records Could Shed Light On Motive, Intent for Participation in Fraud

14 Civ. 9792
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery, Health Law, Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Buchy v. The City of White Plains, 14 CV 1806

§1983 Action's Failure to Intervene Claim Dismissed as Against One Detective Only

14 CV 1806
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Santana, 13 CR 147

Court's Refusal to Dismiss Indictment On Speedy Trial Act Grounds Is Explained

13 CR 147
District Judge Kimba Wood

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd., 15-cv-5473

Extent Bankruptcy Court Relied on Erroneous Legal Conclusions Unclear; Claims Remanded

15-cv-5473
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Levy v. Young Adult Institute, Inc., 13-CV-2861

Retiree Pay May Not Be Withheld as Excessive, Unreasonable; Contract Cannot Be Reneged

13-CV-2861
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bounce Exchange, Inc. v. Zeus Enterprise Ltd., 15cv3268

SAC Asserting Breach of Digital Millennium Copyright Act May Be Filed, With Conditions

15cv3268
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Infringement (Copyright), Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Espinoza v. Dimon, 14-1754

Shareholder Did Not Rebut Presumption Business Judgment Validly Exercised in Probe

14-1754
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Pooler and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Shareholder Derivative Suits, Corporate Governance/Compliance, Corporate Internal Investigations

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Semente, D.C. v. Empire Healthchoice Assurance, Inc., 14 CV 5823

Partial Dismissal of Chiropractor's Action Against Insurer, Health Plan Explained

14 CV 5823
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Desarrolladora Farallon S. De R.L. De C.V. v. Cargill, Inc., 15-cv-0532

Suit Alleging Breach of Implied-in-Fact Joint Venture Over Luxury Mexican Resort Dismissed

15-cv-0532
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Jesse Litvak, 14-2902-cr

Circuit Orders New Trial for Ex-Securities Trader

14-2902-cr
Before: Straub, Parker and Carney, C.JJ.

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

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Arab Bank Litigation1, 13‐3605

Dismissal of Terrorism Suit Against Arab Bank Is Upheld

13‐3605
Before: Sack, Chin, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: International Law (Public), Torts, Liability

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Berkson v. Gogo LLC, 14-cv-1199

Airline Wi-Fi Settlement Receives Initial Approval

14-CV-1199
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Handberry v. Thompson, 96 Civ. 6161

Proposed Order on Educational Services to School Age Jail Inmates Should Be Approved

96 Civ. 6161
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Education Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bent II v. Zounds Hearing Franchising, LLC, 15 Civ. 6555

Claims Encompassed by Mandatory, Binding Forum Clauses Reasonably Communicated

15 Civ. 6555
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue, Contracts, Breach, Business Entities, Franchises

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Tann v. Bennett, 14‐4734

Despite Custody Ruling Parties Hold Interest In Result of Appeal of ICARA Petition's Denial

14‐4734
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Winter and Walker, C.JJ.

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Cornerstone Homes, Inc. v. Fleet, 6:15-cv-06484

Withdrawal of Adversary Proceeding's Reference to Bankruptcy Court Denied

6:15-cv-06484
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Harbour Victoria Investment Holdings Ltd. v. Kabul Chawla and BPTP, Ltd., 15 CV 3212

'Leave and Mail' Service on Transient Does Not Provide Jurisdiction Satisfying Due Process

15 CV 3212
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. v. Nassau County Industrial Development Agency, 14-cv-3307

Refusal to Stay Discovery in Suit Alleging Fair Housing Act's Violation Is Explained

14-cv-3307
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Civil Procedure, Discovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Tavares v. N.Y.C. Belleview Hospital, 13 cv 3148

Inmate's Medical Indifference Suit Over Discharge Without Bandages Dismissed

13 cv 3148
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Gemmink v. Jay Peak Inc., 14-2725-cv

Skier Fails to Show That Vermont Resort's Negligence Was the Cause of His Injury

14-2725-cv
Before: Calabresi, Straub, Pooler, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Lopez v. Hollisco Owners' Corp., 14-CV-3738

Porter Not Owed Overtime for Days Spanning Two 'Work Weeks,' Not Fired for Disability

14-CV-3738
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellant/Appellee v. Gilberto Valle, Defendant‐Appellee/Defendant‐Appellant, 14‐2710‐cr and 14‐4396‐cr

Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Case Against 'Cannibal Cop'

14‐2710‐cr and 14‐4396‐cr
Before: Straub, Parker, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Senisi v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 13CV3314

Photographer's Copyright Registration Held Invalid; 'Innocent Intent' Defense Dismissed

13CV3314
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Infringement (Copyright), Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd. v. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., 14 Civ. 7965

Slot Charterer's Suit Against Japanese Shipmaker Dismissed on Forum Non Conveniens Grounds

14 Civ. 7965
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Products Liability, Manufacturing Defect, Design Defect

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Ditomasso, 14-cr-160

Defendant Held Competent to Stand Trial; Two-Pronged Test in 'Dusky' Met, Surpassed

14-cr-160
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Davis-Payne v. Galie, 6:09-cv-06363

'Overnight Guest' Expected Privacy in Apartment Arresting Officers Entered Without Warrant

6:09-cv-06363
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Autotech Collision, Inc. v. The Incorporated Village of Rockville Centre, 14-CV-6089

Dismissal of Claims Stemming From Village's Award of Contracts to Competitor Explained

14-CV-6089
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Torts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Lisyansky, 14-2355-cr

Sentence Guideline Comment Properly Applied For Offense Level in Murder-for-Hire Case

14-2355-cr
Before: Hall and Lohier, C.JJ, and Reiss, C.J.**

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ramos v. Commissioner of Social Sec., 13-cv-3421

ALJ Erred in Finding Treating Physician's Medical Opinion Entitled to Little Weight

13-cv-3421
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Abdallah v. USA, 14-CV-4037

Denial of §2255 Habeas Relief for Conviction, Sentence in 'Pump and Dump' Scheme Explained

14-CV-4037
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sulzer Mixpac AG v. Medenstar Industries Co. Ltd., 15 Civ. 1668

Swiss Firm May Serve Chinese Firm by E-Mail To E-Mail Address Listed on Internet Home Page

15 Civ. 1668
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Intellectual Property, Patents, Infringement (Patents), Trademarks, Infringement (Trademark)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Restivo v. Nassau County, 06-CV-6720

Firm Is Awarded $5 Million in Malicious Prosecution Case

06-CV-6720
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences AB v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., 1:14-CV-07080

Firm Must Provide Information on Foreign Sales of Machine Allegedly Infringing Patent

1:14-CV-07080
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Kaplin v. Buendia, 15 Civ. 649

Limits on Trading Position, Duty to Negotiate With Prospective Investor Contractually Based

15 Civ. 649
District Judge Paul Crotty

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Torts, Business Torts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Ryan, 11‐4479‐cr

Married Investors Properly Counted as Two 'Victims' for §2B1.1(b)(2) Enhancement

11‐4479‐cr
Before: Kearse, Walker, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Wilson, 11-CR-770-2

§2255 Habeas Relief Denied; Trial Counsel Not Ineffective Under 'Strickland'

11-CR-770-2
District Judge William Kuntz

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

EDF Renewable Development, Inc. v. Tritec Real Estate Co., Inc., 15-CV-0123

Tortious Interference Lawsuit's Dismissal Under 'Noerr-Pennington' Doctrine Explained

15-CV-0123
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Torts, Intentional Torts, Tortious Interference with Contract, Public Utilities

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Matter of Defend H20 v. Town Board of The Town of East Hampton, 15-cv-2349

15-cv-2349
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Environmental Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Range v. 480‐486 Broadway, LLC, 14‐3987‐cv

Court's Order Was Not Final, Appealable Under Collateral-Order Exception; Appeal Dismissed

14‐3987‐cv
Before: Kearse, Walker, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Appellate Law - Civil, Finality

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Beider v. Retrieval Masters Creditors Bureau, Inc., 14 CV 6563

FDCPA Violation Suit Over Collection Letter Attacking Character Only Partly Dismissed

14 CV 6563
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pinto-Thomaz v. Cusi, 15-cv-1993

Diversity Action Over Jewelry Dismissed Due to Jurisdictional, Claim Deficiencies

15-cv-1993
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Western District

Hatemi v. M&T Bank Corp., 13-CV-1103

Amended Complaint Over Bank's Overdraft Charges Permitted, With Revision

13-CV-1103
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Banking and Financial Institutions, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Muhammad v. Department of Navy (USN), 14-CV-926

Lawsuits Not Reconsidered; Submissions Related to Those Actions Risk 'Bar Order'

14-CV-926
District Judge Sandra Townes

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission, Applicant v. The Committee on Ways and Means of the U.S. House of Representatives and Brian Sutter, Respondents, 14 Misc. 193 (PGG)

Bid to Quash SEC Subpoena of Former House Staffer Rejected

14 Misc. 193 (PGG)
District Judge Paul Gardephe

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Vosse v. City of New York, 12 Civ. 8004

Zoning Restriction Barring Illuminated Peace Sign Is Upheld

12 Civ. 8004
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

N.Y. Pet Welfare Assoc. v. City of New York, 15-cv-3159

Judge Upholds City Authority to Regulate Pet Shops

15-cv-3159
District Judge John Gleeson

Practice Areas: Administrative Law, Health Law, Consumer Protection

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Coalition for Healthy Ports, et al., Plaintiffs v. The United States Coast Guard, et al., Defendants, 13-CV-5347

National Environmental Policy Act Not Violated; U.S. Coast Guard Took 'Hard Look' at Environmental, Other Effects of Project to Raise Height of Bayonne Bridge so Larger Ships Could Access Port of New York and New Jersey

13-CV-5347
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

Practice Areas: Environmental Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

RIO Tinto PLC, Plaintiff v. Vale S.A., Benjamin Steinmetz, BSG Resources Limited, BSG Resources (Guinea) Ltd., BSGR Guinea Ltd. BVI, BSG Resources Guinee Sarl, Frederic Cilins, Mamadie Toure, and Mahmoud Thiam, Defendants, 14 Civ. 3042

RICO Claim Time-Barred, Inadequately Pleaded in Mining Firm's Suit Over Misappropriation of Mining Concessions in Guinea

14 Civ. 3042
District Judge Richard Berman

Practice Areas: Energy and Natural Resources, White Collar Crime, RICO

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Goldfarb v. USA, 15-cv-959

Inexcusable Delay Noted in Denial of Coram Nobis Relief as to $32,500 Court Fine

15-cv-959
District Judge Richard Sullivan

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, Insider Trading

U.S. District Court, Southern District

GE Transportation (Shenyang) Co., Ltd. v. A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd., 15 Civ. 6194

Preliminary Injunction Freezing Assets To Preserve Award's Enforcement Granted

15 Civ. 6194
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Canon Inc. v. Tesseron Ltd., 14cv5462

Issuance of 2015 Retroactive Sublicense Did Not Violate Terms of 2006 License Agreement

14cv5462
District Judge Denise Cote

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

Narayanan v. Sutherland Global Holdings, Inc., 15-CV-6165

Director Was Fiduciary to Company With Claim Beyond Land Acquisition by Indian Subsidiary

15-CV-6165
District Judge Michael Telesca

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

Roberts v. Los Alamos National Sec., LLC, 11-CV-6206

University's VP, Lab Chief May Be Deposed About Accident Incident Report's Creation

11-CV-6206
Magistrate Judge Jonathan Feldman

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery, Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Working Conditions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Ledgerwood v. Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, 15 Civ. 1944

Federal Claims in Mortgage Violations Action Dismissed for Limitations, Pleadings Defects

15 Civ. 1944
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

North Jersey Media Group Inc. v. Fox News Network, LLC, 14 Civ. 7630

'Oram' Factors Favor Claims' Severance From Copyright Infringement Suit Over Photograph

14 Civ. 7630
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Infringement (Copyright), Trademarks

U.S. District Court, Southern District

AmGuard Ins. Co. v. Getty Realty Corp., 14 Civ. 9448

Third-Party Suit Stemming From Subrogation Case Over Fallen Tree Damage Denied Dismissal

14 Civ. 9448
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Torts, Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Geroyianis v. Chappius, 6:14-CV-06363

Habeas Relief Denied; Legally Sufficient Evidence Supports Burglary Conviction

6:14-CV-06363
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Martinez, 10-CR-233

Despite Drug Conspiracy's $300,000 Proceeds Government Is Entitled to $170,000 Forfeiture

10-CR-233
District Judge William Skretny

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Millman v. CVS Caremark, 15-0134

Drug Screener Not Employer for Purposes Of ADA Lawsuit Over Job Offer's Revocation

15-0134
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Verlus v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co., 14-cv-2493

Attacks by Dogs Are One 'Occurrence' Capped At $300,000 Under Policy

14-cv-2493
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Policy Terms, Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rothstein v. Mahne, 15-CV-3236

Existence of Enforceable Contract, Intent To Be Personally Bound, Adequately Alleged

15-CV-3236
District Judge Valerie Caproni

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Intellectual Property, Patents

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Hoovestol, Inc., 11-CV-6630

FCA Qui Tam Action Against Contract Mail Transporter Only Partly Dismissed

11-CV-6630
District Judge Charles Siragusa

Practice Areas: Torts

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Xchange Telecom Corp. v. Sprint Spectrum L.P., 1:14-CV-54

Court Denies Motion for Stay Pending MDL Court's Decision as to FCC Intra-MTA Rule

1:14-CV-54
Magistrate Judge Christian Hummel

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Malanga v. NYU Langone Med. CTR., 14cv9681

FCA Retaliation, NYCHRL Sexual Orientation Discrimination Claims Survive Dismissal

14cv9681
District Judge William Pauley III

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Whistle-blower Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. v. Anguillan Development Corp., 14-CV-7040

Contract Breach Action Stayed Pending Resolution of Prior Related Suit in Anguilla

14-CV-7040
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue, Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ruzhinskaya v. Healthport Technologies, LLC, 14 Civ. 2921

Adverse Inference Instruction Denied But Money Sanctions for Spoliation Warranted

14 Civ. 2921
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Evidence, Spoliation

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Conviron Controlled Environments, Inc. v. Arch Ins. Co., 14-cv-2030

Judgment for Subcontractor on Unpaid $126,831 Balance Under Bond Is Explained

14-cv-2030
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Insurance Law, Surety Bonds

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

JB Aviation v. R Aviation Charter Services, LLC, 14 CV 5175 (DRH) (AKT)

Jurisdictional Rulings in Diversity Action Over Airplane Contracts' Breach Explained

14 CV 5175 (DRH) (AKT)
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Venue, Contracts, Breach

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Doctor Fred L. Pasternack, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, aka Labcorp, Choicepoint, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.1, 14-4101-cv

Circuit Certifies Question of Pilot's Drug Test to NY

14-4101-cv
Before: Wesley, Hall, and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), Liability

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bickham v. Coca Cola Refreshments USA, Inc., 14 CV 3341

Sufficient Evidence Exists to Hold Coca-Cola Liable for Negligence Under Res Ipsa Loquitor

14 CV 3341
District Judge Vincent Bricetti

Practice Areas: Torts, Products Liability

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Navig8 Chemicals Asia Pte., Ltd. v. Crest Energy Partners, LP, 15 Civ. 7639

Arbitral Award for Charter's Breach Confirmed; Reasonable Attorney's Fees, Costs Granted

15 Civ. 7639
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Admiralty, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. O'Neill, 15-CR-00151

Pipe Bomb's Possessor May Be Detained In Order to Assure Community's Safety

15-CR-00151
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Ali v. New York City Environmental Control Board, 14-CV-00312

Purported Lessee Lacks Standing to Pursue Rights Claims Over Building Violations

14-CV-00312
District Judge Sandra Townes

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Standing, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Watson v. US, 14-CV-6459

Judge: US Citizen Falsely Detained May Seek Limited Damages

14-CV-6459
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Watson v. US, 14-CV-6459

Judge: US Citizen Falsely Detained May Seek Limited Damages

14-CV-6459
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Watson v. US, 14-CV-6459

Judge: US Citizen Falsely Detained May Seek Limited Damages

14-CV-6459
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cowell v. Utopia Home Care, Inc., CV 14-0736

Home Health Aide Alleged Work Beyond FLSA's 'Companionship Services' Exemption

CV 14-0736
District Judge Leonard Wexler

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings, 1:07-cv-05696

False Claims Act Qui Tam Action Dismissed as Insufficiently Pleaded

1:07-cv-05696
District Judge Andrew Carter

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Benzemann v. Citibank N.A., 14‐2668‐cv

FDCPA Violated When Bank Freezes Debtor's Account, Not When Restraining Notice Is Sent

14‐2668‐cv
Before: Cabranes, Pooler, and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Knighton, 12-CR-56

Court Explains Its Denial of Drug Dealer's Motion Seeking Acquittal or New Trial

12-CR-56
District Judge William Skretny

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Lent v. CCNH, Inc., 5:13-CV-00942

Damages Awarded Teenager Sexually Assaulted By Her Much Older Male Coworker Explained

5:13-CV-00942
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Torts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Benzemann v. Citibank N.A., 14‐2668‐cv

Circuit Clarifies Statute of Limitations on Debt Claims

14‐2668‐cv
Before: Cabranes, Pooler, and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ji Li, Jianhui Wu, Bin Zhang, De Ping Zhao, and Kai Zhao, on behalf of themselves and others similarly situated, Plaintiffs v. Ichiro Restaurant Inc., Ichiro Sushi Inc., New Ichiro Sushi Inc., and Ichiro Asian Fusion, Inc., all d/b/a Ichiro, Jian Ping Chen, Jin Li, Hiu Chen, and Juhang Wang a/k/a James Wang, Defendants, 14 Civ. 10242

FLSA Collective Action Certification Granted For Delivery Persons At One Restaurant But Nor For Those At Second Restaurant Owned By Same Defendants For Which No Evidence Was Offered; Certification Denied For Employees Not Shown Similarly Situated To Plaintiffs

14 Civ. 10242
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Smith, 14-CR-485

Post-Arrest Statements Voluntarily Made, Home Searched on Consent; Suppression Denied

14-CR-485
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence, Admissibility

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Profeta v. Shandell, 15-CV-1054

Suit Over Legal Fees in Case Over Leaks From Landfill Deemed Unripe, Fails to State Claim

15-CV-1054
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Contracts, Breach

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Kazolias v. IBEW LU, 13-4566

Expressions of Resentment Reflected Retaliatory Animus Prior to Remarks at Union Meeting

13-4566
Before: Leval, Lynch, and Droney, C.JJ:

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

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Edwards v. Onondaga Community College, 5:14-cv-1329

'Three-Day Presumption' on Receipt of EEOC Notice of Rights Rebutted; ADEA Suit Survives

5:14-cv-1329
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Leggett & Platt, Inc. v. CM Mattress, LLC, 14-CV-3277

$113,725 Default Judgment for Contract Breach Damages Is Explained

14-CV-3277
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

In re Gao, 15 CV 3838

Bankruptcy Court Properly Estopped Debtor's Relitigation of Issues Decided by Texas Court

15 CV 3838
District Judge Frderic Block

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Matter of Ballabon v. Straight Path IP Group, Inc., 15cv5016

Claims of Arbitrator's Error, Partiality Rejected; Award Is Denied Vacatur

15cv5016
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Labor and Employment, Employment Contracts

U.S. District Court, Western District

Trieste v. Graphic Communications Teamsters Local 503, 14-cv-6413

Cognizable ERISA Claim Not Stated in Action To Recover Contributions to Pension Fund

14-cv-6413
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Pensions and Other Retirement Benefits

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Gigliotti, 15 CR 204

Suppression Motions Denied; Search Warrant Upheld Under 'Independent Source' Doctrine

15 CR 204
District Judge Raymond Dearie

Practice Areas: Evidence, Admissibility, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Kunina v. 7 West 82 LLC, 15-cv-4755

Israeli Citizen Not Necessary Party; Dismissal Preserved Diversity Jurisdiction

15-cv-4755
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

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

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Schaeffler v. USA, 14-1965-cv

Privileges Noted in Quash of IRS Summons Seeking Documents Shared With Banks

14-1965-cv
Before: Winter, Walker, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Evidence, Privileges

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Falco v. Justices of the Matrimonial Parts of the Sup. Ct. of Suffolk Cnty., 15-863-cv

Jurisdiction's Exercise Would Hinder State Court's Appointment of Lawyer for Children in Divorce

15-863-cv
Before: Sack, Lohier, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Family Law, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

SOCAR (Societe Cameroonaise d'Assurance v. The Boeing Co., 14-CV-5130

African Insurer's 2014 Suit Untimely Under Limitations Statutes Expiring in 1987, 1988

14-CV-5130
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Civil Procedure, Statute of Limitations, Transportation

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Allstate Ins. Co. v. Tapper, 14-cv-5410

Default Leads to $1.38M Award to Insurer In RICO Action Over No-Fault Fraud Scheme

14-cv-5410
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar), RICO

U.S. District Court, Western District

Kimberly Salerno, Plaintiff v. Credit One Bank, NA, Defendant, 15-CV-516

Credit Card Agreement's Arbitration Clause Requries Arbitration of Claims, TCPA Lawsuit's Stay pending Arbitration

15-CV-516
District Judge John Curtin

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Consumer Protection, Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Turner v. US, 15-03845

Blogger Loses Bid to Upset Judge Threat Conviction

15-03845
Judge Donald Walter

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Falco v. Justices of the Matrimonial Parts of the Sup. Ct. of Suffolk Cnty., 15-863-cv

15-863-cv
Before: Sack, Lohier, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Clement v. Farmington Casualty Co., 13-cv-1026

Homeowners' Breach Claim Over Water Leak Triggering Mold Dismissed as Time Barred

13-cv-1026
District Judge Nelson Roman

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Onrust v. Larson, 15 Civ. 122

Mother's Fee Motion 'Inappropriate' Given Mutual Benefits of Settlement on Child's Return, Custody

15 Civ. 122
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Family Law, Custody and Child Support, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, International Law (Public)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Allco Finance Ltd. v. Klee, 15‐20

PURPA's Private Right of Action Bars Firm From Bringing Claims to Vindicate Rights Under PURPA

15‐20
Before: Katzmann, C.J, Hall and Livingston, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Energy and Natural Resources, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Control Network Communications, Inc. v. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, 1:14-cv-1133

Grievance's Denial, After Prior Deadlock, Became Final, Binding Determination

1:14-cv-1133
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Collective Bargaining Agreements, Contracts, Breach, Fraud (Contracts)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mitchell Group USA, LLC v. Udeh, 14-CV-5745

Civil Contempt Finding, $16,250 Payment For Discovery Violations Are Explained

14-CV-5745
District Judge Dora Irizarry

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wearing v. Lavalley, 10-CV-8307

Counsel Not Ineffective for Failing to Challenge Order's Legality; Robber Denied Habeas Relief

10-CV-8307
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Republic of the Philippines v. Abaya, 14 Civ. 3829

'Class Plaintiffs' May Intervene in Philippines' Lawsuit Over Sale of Claude Monet Painting

14 Civ. 3829
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Federal Trade Commission v. Bluehippo Funding, LLC, 08 Civ. 1819

Consumer Reliance Presumption Applies in FTC's Deception Suit Against Installment Credit Firm

08 Civ. 1819
District Judge Paul Crotty

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection

U.S. District Court, Western District

Curry v. Penn Credit Corp., 6:15-cv-06360

Vacatur of Default, Arising From Three Week Delay in Answering Complaint, Is Explained

6:15-cv-06360
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sze v. Pang, 15-CV-447

Defendant Gave Police Express, Implied Consent to Record Phone Calls with Plaintiff

15-CV-447
District Judge Cathy Seibel

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Schaeffler v. US, 14-1965-cv

Circuit Quashes IRS Subpoena for Investor's Documents

14-1965-cv
Before: Winter, Walker, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Appellate Law - Civil, Business Entities, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Corporate Finance

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Hastings Development, LLC v. Evanston Ins. Co., 14-cv-6203

Insurer Must Provide Coverage to Plaintiff Under Policy for Personal Injury Action

14-cv-6203
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Policy Terms

U.S. District Court, Eastern District U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Classic Touch Décor, Inc. v. Michael Aram, Inc., 15-CV-453

Tableware Designer May Amend Trade Dress Claim, Which Is Impermissibly Vague

15-CV-453 15-CV-453
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Trade Dress

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rivera v. Commissioner of Social Security, 14 Civ. 6567

Court Remands Disability Benefits Matter As ALJ Failed to Sufficiently Develop Record

14 Civ. 6567
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

Practice Areas: Social Services Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Niagara County, N.Y., 13-CV-503

Use of 30(b)(6) Deposition Is Not Proper Way To Get Otherwise Discoverable Information

13-CV-503
Magistrate Judge H. Kenneth Schroeder

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Civil Procedure, Discovery

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Burdick v. Oswego County, NY, 5:15-cv-00353

Court Dismisses Civil Rights Claims That Were Based on Conclusory Allegations

5:15-cv-00353
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Flores v. USA, 14-CV-3166

14-CV-3166
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue, Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Bronson, 12 Civ. 6421

Bar Against SEC's Use of Private Papers, From Those Seized by FBI, Partly Reconsidered

12 Civ. 6421
Magistrate Judge Judith McCarthy

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Compliance, White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Clarke v. The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., 15-CV-0008

Complaint Is Dismissed for Failure to Allege Discrimination, Offensive Conduct, State Action

15-CV-0008
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Gomez v. City of N.Y., 14‐3583

Court Erred by Not Holding Hearing on Lawyer's Authority to Stipulate to Claims' Dismissal

14‐3583
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Pooler and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Civil Procedure, Settlement, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Greenidge v. Baya Moving and Storage, 15 CV 5944

No Federal Claim Alleged Against Firm Over Damage to Belongings Stored After Eviction

15 CV 5944
District Judge Sandra Townes

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Torts, Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Santillan, 13 Cr. 138

Admissibility of Kidnapping, Assault Rifle's Ownership in Narcotics Case Explained

13 Cr. 138
District Judge Robert Sweet

Practice Areas: Evidence, Admissibility, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Kimerly Greenberg, Plaintiff v. Larox, Incorporated, and Outotec (USA) Inc., as successor in interest to Larox, Incorporated, Defendants, 11-CV-6524

Only Defect Pointed To Is In Device Designed, Made By Third Party Over Which Defendant Had No Control, Influence

11-CV-6524
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Design Defect, Failure to Warn

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Fiona Greenidge, Plaintiff v. NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance Division of Disability Determinations, Defendant, 15-CV-5747

Title VII Complaint Dismissed for Failure to State Claim, State Agency's Eleventh Amendment Immunity From Suit for Money Damages

15-CV-5747
District Judge Sandra Townes

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Gomez v. City of New York, 14-3583

Fired Officer Allowed to Pursue Claims Against the NYPD

14-3583
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Pooler and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Civil Rights, Labor and Employment, Hiring/Firing, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lansuppe Feeder, LLC v. Wells Fargo Bank, 15CV7034

Trustee Instructed to Liquidate Trust Estate In Accordance with Aug. 24, 2005 Indenture

15CV7034
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Trusts and Estates, Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Purdie v. Brown, 14 Civ. 8490

Black Police Officer's Selective Enforcement Claims Give Rise to Inference of Discrimination

14 Civ. 8490
District Judge Nelson Roman

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dunn v. Sederakis, 11 Civ. 8210

Despite 'Greathouse' Oral Complaints About Unpaid Overtime Concerned Non-FLSA Matters

11 Civ. 8210
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Flores v. USA, 14-CV-3166

Venue Change Denied for FTCA Suit; Ability to Testify by Video Feed, Recorded Testimony Noted

14-CV-3166
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue, Torts, Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

JDM Long Island, LLC v. U.S. Bank National Assoc., 10-CV-5564

Denial of Commission for Receiver Appointed For Property in Foreclosure Is Explained

10-CV-5564
District Judge Joanna Seybert

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

MPEG LA, L.L.C v. Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., 15-CV-3997

Court Dismisses Claims Against LLC That Ceased To Exist Following Merger With Corporation

15-CV-3997
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Intellectual Property, Patents, Licensing (Patents)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Discover Growth Fund v. 6D Global Technologies Inc., 15-cv-7618

Court Explains Denial of Mutual Fund's Motion For Return of $6 Million Payment Under SPA

15-cv-7618
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, Securities Transactions, White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Meyers v. City of N.Y., 1:14-cv-9142

§1983 False Arrest Claim Stated Over OWS Protesters' 'Eviction' From Zuccotti Park

1:14-cv-9142
District Judge Andrew Carter

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Lenzi v. Systemax, Inc., 14-CV-7509

Consolidation of Discrimination Suits By Firm's Only Female V.P. Explained

14-CV-7509
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Wages and Hours, Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation (Labor and Employment)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gonder v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., 15-cv-7541

Failure to Remember Signing Arbitration Pact Does Not Create Issue Over Signature's Validity

15-cv-7541
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Arbitration (Labor and Employment), Discrimination, Race Discrimination

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Uzoukwu v. City of New York, 13‐3483‐cv

False Arrest Suit Revived for Man Who Ignored Police

13‐3483‐cv
Before: Winter, Pooler, and Sack, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Laserdynamics USA, LLC v. Cinram Group, Inc., 15 Civ. 1629

Only Direct Patent Infringement Claims As to DVD-9 Discs Survive Dismissal

15 Civ. 1629
District Judge Robert Sweet

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Smith v. Barnesandnoble.Com, LLC, 1:12-cv-04374

Book Sample's Download From Digital Storage Locker Does Not Support Infringement Claims

1:12-cv-04374
District Judge Andrew Carter

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

Timian v. Johnson & Johnson, 6:15-cv-06125

No Claim Stated in ERISA Suit Challenging Stock Units' Termination as Not Vested

6:15-cv-06125
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Pensions and Other Retirement Benefits

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Wahmann v. Kaur, 15-CV-4326

Domestic Relations Exception, 'Rooker-Feldman' Doctrine Bar Challenges to Family Court Orders

15-CV-4326
District Judge Margo Brodie

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Anderson v. County of Suffolk, 14-2564-cv

Circuit Upholds $95,000 Verdict Against Suffolk

14-2564-cv
Before: Pooler, Parker, Wesley, Cir. JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Viktor Bout, Defendant, 08-cr-365

Weapons Trafficking Conspirator Loses Bid for New Trial Grounded on New Evidence of Alleged Perjury by Government Witness, DEA Agent's Statements in 2014 Film, Adverse Credibility Finding Against Grand Jury Witness

08-cr-365
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Elsevier Inc. v. www.Sci-Hub.Org, 15 Civ. 4282

Websites' Access Violated CFAA, Copyrights Infringed; Preliminary Injunction Granted

15 Civ. 4282
District Judge Robert Sweet

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

John Deere Shared Services, Inc. v. Success Apparel LLC, 15-CV-1146

Dismissal of Fraudulent Conveyance Claim, Survival of Alter Ego Claim Explained

15-CV-1146
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Franklin v. McHugh, 14‐4096‐cv

Untimely Filed Notice of Appeal Not Properly Filed Under CM/ECF System on Oct. 23, 2014

14‐4096‐cv
Before: Kearse, Livingston, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil, Timeliness, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Niles v. 1109-1113 Manhattan Ave. Partners, LLC, 13-CV-5427

Triable Issues Exist if Portable, Makeshift Ramp at Laundromat Was Open, Obvious

13-CV-5427
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Torts, Premises Liability

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Pascual v. USA, 14 CV 6025

Claims of Trial Counsel's Ineffectiveness Rejected; §2255 Habeas Relief Denied

14 CV 6025
District Judge Raymond Dearie

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Legal Profession

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Atterbury v. U.S. Marshals Service, 14‐2805‐cv

14‐2805‐cv
Before: Lynch, Lohier, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Raffaele v. City of New York, 13-CV-4607

State Judge's Claims From Encounter With Police Are Narrowed

13-CV-4607
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Evidence

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Chen v. City University of New York, 14-1469-cv

Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Bias Claims Against CUNY

14-1469-cv
Before: Winter, Livingston, and Chin, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Civil Rights, Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Palmer, 14-cr-788

Officers Had Reasonable Suspicion For 'Terry' Stop Leading to Drug Arrest

14-cr-788
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Prado, 15-cr-455

Boat Did Not 'Fly Ensign or Flag' Under MDLEA When Interdicted on High Seas by Coast Guard

15-cr-455
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Admiralty

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Lora v. Shanahan, 14‐2343‐pr

8 USC §1226(c) Detention Beyond Six Months Without Bond Hearing Violates Due Process

14‐2343‐pr
Before: Kearse, Parker, and Wesley, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Horan v. Boces, CV 14-7345

Teachers Aide States §1983 Claims for Due Process Violation, Municipal Liability

CV 14-7345
District Judge Leonard Wexler

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Male, 14-CR-645

Juvenile's Prosecution as Adult for Murder Of Rival Gang Member Is Warranted

14-CR-645
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Family Law, Juvenile Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sepolveda v. Armor Correctional Health Service, Inc., 15-CV-4415

Court Explains Dismissal of Jail Inmate's §1983 Claims Arising From Spider Bite

15-CV-4415
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Soto v. The City of New York et al., 12 Civ. 6911

Plaintiffs Must Authorize Oral Discussion of Medical Information With Defense Under HIPAA

12 Civ. 6911
Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Civil Procedure, Discovery, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lewis v. Madej, 15cv2676

Suit Claiming Defendant Fraudulently Blocked Firm's Use of Name, Related Marks Proceeds

15cv2676
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Infringement (Trademark), Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Securities and Federal Corporate Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Wilson v. Hauck, 6:00-CV-6458

Adverse Inference Jury Instruction Granted As Sanction for Video's, Photos' Spoliation

6:00-CV-6458
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

Practice Areas: Evidence, Spoliation, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Wisoff v. City of Schenectady, 1:07-CV-34

Rental Certificate Ordinance Constitutional; Inspector May Enter Only by Consent, Warrant

1:07-CV-34
District Judge Norman Mordue

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Lora v. Shanahan, 14-2343-pr

Window Set for Bail Hearing in Immigrant Detention Cases

14-2343-pr
Before: Kearse, Parker, and Wesley, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re: Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001, 03 MDL 1570

Judge Trims Discovery Fee Request in 9/11 Litigation

03 MDL 1570
Magistrate Judge Frank Maas

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Keeling v. Hars, 13‐694‐cv

13‐694‐cv
Before: Cabranes, Livingston, and Droney, CJJ.

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

American Civil Liberties Union v. Clapper, 14-42-cv

Circuit Won't Halt NSA Phone Data Collection During Transition

14-42-cv
Before: Sack and Lynch, C.JJ., and Broderick, D.J.*

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Appellate Law - Civil, Stays

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Llewellyn v. Asset Acceptance, LLC, 14-cv-411

Defendant, Not Bank's Trust, Owns Woman's Valid Debt, Which Remains Due and Owing

14-cv-411
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Millennium Partners, L.P. v. U.S. Bank National Assoc., 12 Civ. 7581

PSA Authorized Amendment of Trust's Principal Distribution Structure

12 Civ. 7581
District Judge John Koeltl

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance, Trusts and Estates, Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Agerbrink v. Model Service LLC, 14 Civ. 7841

Court Explains Findings About E-Mail by Model Agency Executive Requiring Corrective Notice

14 Civ. 7841
Magistrate Judge James Francis

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

White v. Fein, Such and Crane, LLP, 15-CV-438

Alleged Collection of Unearned Legal Fees, Unincurred Costs States Claim Under FDCPA

15-CV-438
District Judge John Curtin

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Shneydershteyn-Kuvykin v. iPayment Holdings, Inc., 14-CV-4728

RICO Claims Fail; Purchase Agreement Permitted Change of Underwriting Rules

14-CV-4728
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), Business Torts, Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Solnin, 12-cr-0040

No Evidence Government Intruded Into Privileged Attorney Client Communications

12-cr-0040
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence, Legal Profession

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ergo Media Capital, LLC v. Bluemner, 15 Civ. 1377

Forum Clause Bars Argument Claims Were Counterclaims To Be Asserted in L.A. Lawsuit

15 Civ. 1377
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Venue, Labor and Employment, Employment Contracts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America v. Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC, 15‐1002

Arbitrator Did Not Exceed Authority in Issuing May 13 Award Over Disputed Work on Bridge

15-1002
Before: Raggi And Wesley, C.JJ.1

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Arbitration (Labor and Employment)

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Kennedy v. Equity Transportation Co., Inc., 1:14-CV-0864

Motor Carrier Exemption Bars Truck Driver's FLSA Overtime Claims

1:14-CV-0864
Magistrate Judge David Peebles

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Transportation

U.S. District Court, Northern District

D'Ambrosio v. Bast Hatfield, Inc., 6:12-CV-1895

Claims Against Construction Project's Minority Coordinator Only Partly Dismissed

6:12-CV-1895
District Judge Norman Mordue

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Business Entities, LLCs and LLPS

U.S. District Court, Northern District

NXIVM Corp. v. Foley, 1:14-cv-1375

Sanctions Sought After Judge Dismisses Website Access Lawsuit

1:14-cv-1375
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Communications and Media Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., Inc., 14-cv-4170

Dismissal of Shopping Plaza's Claim A&P Store Is Liable for Septic System's Failure Affirmed

14-cv-4170
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Torts, Bankruptcy, Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 12-CV-7527

Rejection of Bulk of Bank's Claims to Compel Withheld Documents' Production Explained

12-CV-7527
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Evidence, Admissibility, Banking and Financial Institutions, White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Shamir v. City of N.Y., 14-3606

Excessively Tight Handcuffing Supports Protester's §1983 Excessive Force Claim

14-3606
Before: Newman, Walker, and Jacobs, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Western District

Byfield v. Chapman, 12-CV-6131

Inmate Allegedly Beaten by Prison Officials May Testify About Observing Blood in Urine

12-CV-6131
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Evidence, Admissibility, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Morales v. Rochdale Village Inc., 15 CV 502

Management Firm's Owners' Liability as Joint Employers in FLSA Action Adequatley Alleged

15 CV 502
District Judge Raymond Dearie

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Western District

Randy P. Zwolak, and Joan Zwolak, Plaintiffs v. Phoenix Steel Service, Inc., and P.I. and I. Motor Express, Inc., Defendants, 12-CV-00910

Steel Maker Not Liable as Carrier for Injuries Incurred During Steel Coils' Unloading From Truck at Site of Employer Manufacturer;

12-CV-00910
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

Practice Areas: Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Roberts-Rahim, 15-CR-243

Half-Brother's Complicity in Use of His Identity To Fraudulently Obtain Passport Inadmissible

15-CR-243
District Judge Dora Irizarry

Practice Areas: Evidence, Admissibility, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Montpelier U.S. Ins. Co. v. 240 MT. Hope Realty Co., 15-CV-1033

Insurer's Unexplained 10-Month Delay In Disclaiming Coverage Unreasonable

15-CV-1033
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Insurance Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Ahmed v. Lynch, 14-1396

BIA's Failure to Mention 1994 Yemeni Marriage Certificate Compellingly Suggests It Was Ignored

14-1396
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Hall and Lohier, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Kennedy v. City of Albany, 1:15-cv-00491

City Is Liable for Officer's Actions; Claims Against Officer Duplicate Claims Against City

1:15-cv-00491
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Torts, Intentional Torts, Assault

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Worrell v. New York City Department of Education, 14-CV-7276

State License Requirements Necessitated Teacher's Reassignment; No Age Bias Found

14-CV-7276
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Age Discrimination, Education Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

New York Skyline, Inc. v. Empire State Building Co. L.L.C., 13-cv-7686

Court Explains Partial Adoption of Bankruptcy Court's Findings in Case Over 'Helicopter' Ride

13-cv-7686
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Landlord/Tenant Law, Contracts, Interpretation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Warehouse Wines & Spirits, Inc. v. Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America, 13 Civ. 5712

Insurer Must Cover Liquor Firm's Losses From Theft by Warehouser, 'Carrier for Hire'

13 Civ. 5712
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Torts, Intentional Torts, Conversion

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

The Anderson Group, LLC v. City of Saratoga Springs, 12-3775-cv

Disparate Impact Claim Reinstated; New Trial On Damages Ordered Unless $100,000 Accepted

12-3775-cv
Before: Parker and Hall, C.JJ, and Matsumoto, D.J.**

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Land Use and Planning

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Brookdale Senior Living Communities, Inc. v. Margrey, 5:15-cv-00834

Court Denies Motion to Compel Arbitration In Wrongful Death Suit Against Senior Home

5:15-cv-00834
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Torts, Wrongful Death

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Abbatiello v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 15-CV-4210

'Younger' Abstention Doctrine Bars Complaint Related to Ongoing State Foreclosure Case

15-CV-4210
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Phillips v. Orange County, 10 Civ. 236

Parties Move to Settle Suit Over School's Interview With Child

10 Civ. 236(SHS)
District Judge Sidney Stein

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Merrill v. Lynch, 14-CV-9763

Judge Lifts Gag Order Over National Security Letter

14-CV-9763 (VM)
District Judge Victor Marrero

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Muss Development, LLC v. Nationwide Ins. Co, 13 CV 4848

Partial Grant of Declaratory Judgment Motions in Coverage Dispute Explained

13 CV 4848
District Judge Raymond Dearie

Practice Areas: Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Robinson v. Disney Online d/b/a Disney Interactive, 14-CV-4146

Roku Device's Serial Number Not Personally Identifiable Information; VPPA Not Violated

14-CV-4146
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection, Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Funk v. Belneftekhim, 14 Civ. 0376

Court's Partial Grant of Motions by Abducted U.S. Citizens Tortured in Belarus Explained

14 Civ. 0376
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Datta, 11 Cr. 0102

Claims to Seized Perfume Inventory Should Be Dismissed for Failure to Prosecute Petitions

11 Cr. 0102
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Civil Forfeiture, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gonzalez v. Shahnoon, 15-CV-2961

Claims Against Officials Over Alleged Due Process Breaches in Deportation Proceedings Dismissed

15-CV-2961
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Betances v. Fischer, 11-cv-3200

Appeal in Post-Release Supervision Case Deemed 'Frivolous'

11-cv-3200
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

BPP Illinois, LLC v. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, PLC, 13-CV-638

LIBOR Manipulation Claims Cannot Be Pursued; Case Stayed so Bankruptcy Case Can Be Reopened

13-CV-638
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Banking and Financial Institutions, Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Poughkeepsie Supermarket Corp. v. County of Dutchess, N.Y., 14-CV-1702

Rejection of Grocery's §1983 Action Over County's Item Price Labeling Law Explained

14-CV-1702
District Judge Cathy Seibel

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Davis v. N.Y. City Dept. of Education, 14-1034-cv

Bonus Reduction Is Adverse Employment Action But No Evidence Supports Discriminatory Motive

14-1034-cv
Before: Leval, Straub, and Droney, C.JJ:

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Speedfit LLC v. Woodway USA, Inc., 13-CV-1276

Third Amended Complaint Permitted; Claims Relate to Patent Claims Identified in SAC

13-CV-1276
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Animal Sci. Prods. Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharm. Co. Ltd., 05-CV-453

Judgment Debtors in Contempt But Proposed Remedies Not Legally Authorized, Ineffectual

05-CV-453
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Antitrust, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Malibu Media, LLC v. Doe, 15 Civ. 2624

Subpoena Denied Quash But Copyrights' Alleged Infringer May Proceed Anonymously

15 Civ. 2624
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Infringement (Copyright)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Digizip.com, Inc. v. Verizon Services Corp., 14 Civ. 1741

Unjust Enrichment Claims Duplicate Breach Claims; Consent to Assignment Not a Release

14 Civ. 1741
Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Knopf v. Meister, Seelig & Fein, LLP, 15cv5090

Pendency Notices on Townhouse, Condo Unit Cancelled as Improper Use of Lis Pendens

15cv5090
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts)

U.S. District Court, Northern District

John Nagle Co. v. McCarthy, 1:14-cv-1461

Checks, Invoices Did Not Show Subjective Intent Needed to Prove Exchange for Value Defense

1:14-cv-1461
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Preferred Fragrance, Inc. v. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, 15 Civ. 1293

Malpractice Claim Was Premised on Failure To Explain Provision Having No Legal Effect

15 Civ. 1293
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Contracts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

New York State Rifle and Pistol Assoc., Inc. v. Cuomo

Circuit Largely Upholds Weapon, Ammunition Restrictions in New York and Connecticut Laws

14-36-cv (Lead)
Before: Cabranes, Lohier, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Villella v. Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc., 15 Civ. 2106

British Pension Fund's Administrator Appointed Lead Plaintiff in Consolidated Securities Suits

15 Civ. 2106
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, Civil Procedure, Class Actions

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

In re: Fairfield Sentry Ltd., 10-13164

Foreign Representative's Bid to Disapprove Sale Granted; Alternative in Estate's Best Interest

10-13164
Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Banking and Financial Institutions, Securities and Federal Corporate Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Great American E&S Ins. Co. v. Norman-Spencer McKernan, Inc., 15-CV-6112

Insurer's Duty to Indemnify its Insured in State Court Action Unripe for Adjudication

15-CV-6112
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Dataflow, Inc. v. Peerless Ins. Co., 3:11-cv-1127

No Error in 'Unfortunate Events' Test's Adoption In Suit on Number of Embezzler's Dishonest Acts

3:11-cv-1127
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Criminal Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

The Authors Guild v. Google, Inc., 13-4829-cv

Fair Use Doctrine Protects Google Books, Circuit Rules

13-4829-cv
Before: Leval, Cabranes, Parker, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Appellate Law - Civil, Civil Rights, Copyrights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Plaintiffs #1-21 v. County of Suffolk, 15-CV-2431

Plaintiffs Suing Suffolk May Proceed Anonymously

15-CV-2431
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Civil Procedure, Parties

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Leavey v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, 13-cv-0705

Union Granted Judgment on Discrimination, Fair Representation Duty Breach Claims

13-cv-0705
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hayes v. Lee, 11-CV-1365

Appellate Counsel's Focus on Reinstatement Of Motion to Withdraw Guilty Plea Reasonable

11-CV-1365
District Judge Kenneth Karas

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Legal Profession

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Cole-Hoover v. Richmond, 15-1986

Notice of Appeal Timely as of May 21, 2015, Order Directing Payment of Attorneys' Fees

15-1986
Before: Newman, Walker, and Jacobs, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil, Timeliness, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Synca Direct, Inc. v. Scil Animal Care Co., 8:15-cv-794

Unjust Enrichment, Conversion Claims Fail But Tortious Interference Claim Survives

8:15-cv-794
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

Practice Areas: Contracts, Torts, Intentional Torts, Tortious Interference with Contract

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Calicchio v. Sachem Central School District, 14-CV-5958

Student's Involuntary Servitude Claim Fails; His Child Labor, Minimum Wage Claims Survive

14-CV-5958
District Judge Denis Hurley

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Harrell v. City of New York, 14-CV-7246

New York City's Vehicle Seizure Policy Found Unconstitutional

14-CV-7246
District Judge Valerie Caproni

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Cooper v. N.Y. State Dep't of Labor, 1:14-CV-0717

State Worker's Complaints About Change to EEO Complaint Process Not Title VII Protected Activity

1:14-CV-0717
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Race Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sexton II v. American Golf Corp., 13-CV-873

Issues Exist if Golf Course Superintendent Qualifies as 'Exempt' Employee Under FLSA

13-CV-873
District Judge Raymond Dearie

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Southern District

International Chartering Services, Inc. v. Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., 12-cv-3463

Shipbrokers Deemed Beneficiaries of Contracts Whose Clauses Require Arbitration in London

12-cv-3463
District Judge Alison Nathan

Practice Areas: Admiralty, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Contractual Clauses

U.S. District Court, Western District

Blundon v. Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America, Ltd., 11CV990

New Hampshire Legal Principles Apply in Suit Against Ohio Tire Maker After Arizona Accident

11CV990
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Products Liability

U.S. District Court, Western District

Postell v. Rochester City School District, 11-CV-6550

Fact Issues Preclude Dismissal of School Counselor's §1981 Bias, Retaliation Claims

11-CV-6550
District Judge David Larimer

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Labor Law, Working Conditions, Education Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Stephenson v. USA, 10-MC-712

Woman Changed Her Life Around But Precedent Bars Conviction's Expungement

10-MC-712
District Judge Raymond Dearie

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Dean v. University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 14-1546-cv

Medical Student Allowed to File ADA Claims Against School

14-1546-cv
Before: Winter, Pooler, Sack, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Education Law, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Rodriguez v. Heath, 12-CV-824

Jury Instruction Faulted in Vacatur of Conviction

12-CV-824
District Judge Edward Korman

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Meadows v. AMR Corp., 14 Civ. 8708

Pilot's Amended Claims, Filed After Deadline, Did Not Relate Back to Sole, Timely ERISA Claim

14 Civ. 8708
District Judge Paul Crotty

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Labor and Employment, Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Tagliaferri v. Szulik, 15 Civ. 2685

Defamation, IIED Claims Dismissed; Statements Made at Sentencing Hearing Were Privileged

15 Civ. 2685
District Judge Lorna Schofield

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Hinds v. Chexsystem Consumer Relations, 14-CV-0342

FRCA Suit Dismissed; Accurate Information About Joint Accounts Was Reported

14-CV-0342
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Surdo v. Stamina Products, Inc., 15-CV-2532

Despite Jurisdiction Court Dismisses Suit Over 'Gravity Table' for Failure to State a Claim

15-CV-2532
District Judge John Gleeson

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Products Liability, Malfunction

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

Edward Weisfelner, as Trustee of the LB Litigation Trust, Plaintiff v. LR2 Management, K/S, Defendant, 10-05358

Freight Charges Transfer, Quay Dues Transfer Cannot Be Avoided in Bankruptcy; Judgment Entered for Ship's Owner

10-05358
Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gerber

Practice Areas: Admiralty, Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Vailette v. USA, 15-CV-4378

2015 Action Largely Duplicates Claims in 2011 'Bivens' Suit, to Which Two Defendants Added

15-CV-4378
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Johnson, 12-CR-261

Despite Defendant's Eligibility, Court Refuses To Reduce 78-Month Sentence Under §3552(c)(2)

12-CR-261
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Velasquez v. Safi-G, Inc., 15cv3068

Court Will Approve Settlement Only if Counsel Pays Woman $2,883 More From Contingency Fee

15cv3068
District Judge William Pauley

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Civil Procedure, Settlement

U.S. District Court, Western District

Wlodarczyk v. Colvin, 15CV456

Further Briefings Required in Challenge To ALJ's Determination of Non-disability

15CV456
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Companion Trading Co. Inc. v. Mega Sec. Corp., 13-cv-5755

Opal Wholesaler's Carmack Amendment Claim Dismissed But Action Not Transferred to N.J.

13-cv-5755
District Judge William Kuntz

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Torts, Transportation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Abreu v. Colvin, 14 Civ. 9240

Kids Get Benefits Despite Questions About Paternity

14 Civ. 9240
Magistrate Judge James Francis, IV

Practice Areas: Administrative Law, Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Baldwin v. EMI Feist Catalog, 14-182-cv

Songwriter's Heirs Reclaim Rights to Holiday Classic

14-182-cv
Before: Pooler, Livingston, and Droney, C.JJ.

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Carla L. Marin, Plaintiff v. Town of Southeast, Defendant, 14-CV-2094

Political Sign Ordinance Found to Violate First Amendment

14-CV-2094
District Judge Kenneth Karas

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Powell v. The Depart. of Educ. of the City of N.Y,, 14 CV 2363

Teacher's ADA Retaliation Claim Dismissed But Her ADA Bias, FMLA Retaliation Claims Survive

14 CV 2363
District Judge Pamela Chen

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Age Discrimination, Family and Medical Leave Act, Education Law