Defense lawyers Brett Ingerman, Shand Stephens and Anthony Coles of DLA Piper, left, walk into Brooklyn federal court Aug. 14 for opening arguments in Linde v. Arab Bank . Gary Olsen, right, is representing the victims of two dozen Hamas attacks and their families.
Defense lawyers Brett Ingerman, Shand Stephens and Anthony Coles of DLA Piper, left, walk into Brooklyn federal court Aug. 14 for opening arguments in Linde v. Arab Bank . Gary Olsen, right, is representing the victims of two dozen Hamas attacks and their families. (Rick Kopstein)

This week The Global Lawyer examines Linde v. Arab Bank, the first terrorism funding case ever to go before a U.S. jury, With trial in Linde now underway in Brooklyn, here we’ve compiled the other key Anti-Terrorism Act cases now wending their way through the federal courts.

Linde v. Arab Bank
Plaintiffs’ firms: Osen; Turner and Associates; Zuckerman Spader; Kohn Swift & Graf; Sayles Werbner; Motley Rice
Defense firm: DLA Piper
Status: Anti-Terrorism Act claims now on trial; companion Alien Tort Statute claims dismissed under Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.
Court: Eastern District of New York (Judge Brian Cogan)

Strauss v. Credit Lyonnais
Plaintiffs’ firms: Osen; Turner and Associates; Zuckerman Spader; Kohn Swift & Graf; Sayles Werbner
Defense firm: Cleary Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton
Status: Motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction under Daimler v. Bauman pending.
Court: Eastern District of New York (Judge Dora Irizarry)

Weiss v. National Westminster Bank
Plaintiffs’ firms: Osen; Turner and Associates; Zuckerman Spader; Kohn Swift & Graf; Sayles Werbner
Defense firm: Cleary Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton
Status: Dismissed pending appeal to Second Circuit.
Court: Eastern District of New York (Judge Dora Irizarry)

Wultz v Bank of China
Plaintiffs’ firm: Boies, Schiller & Flexner
Defense firms: Dorsey & Whitney; Patton Boggs
Status: In discovery.
Court: Southern District of New York (Judge Shira Scheindlin)

Sokolow v Palestine Liberation Organization
Plaintiffs’ firm: Arnold & Porter
Defense firm: Miller & Chevalier
Status: Summary judgment motions pending.
Court: Southern District of New York (Judge George Daniels)

In re Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001
Plaintiffs’ firms: Motley Rice, Cozen O’Connor
Defense firms: Numerous
Status: In discovery.
Court: Southern District of New York (Judge George Daniels)

Julin v. Chiquita
Plaintiffs’ firms: Osen, Kohn Swift & Graf, Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios
Defense firm: Covington & Burling
Status: ATA claims subject to motion for reconsideration in light of Paroline v. United States; Eleventh Circuit affirmed dismissal of companion ATS claims under Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum in July.
Court: Southern District of Florida (Judge Kenneth Marra)

SOURCE: ALM reporting