• Grinols v. Beers

    Publication Date: 2021-04-09
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, U.S. - WDNY
    Judge: District Judge David Larimer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 18-CV-6620

    State Trooper Not Liable for Malicious Prosecution Claims Following 'Road Rage' Incident

  • City of New York v. Chevron Corp.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-07
    Practice Area: Environmental Law | Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Richard Sullivan
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant City of New York: Richard Dearing, Claude S. Platton, Nwamaka Ejebe, on the brief, John Moore, for James E. Johnson, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York, NY; Steve W. Berman, on the brief, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Seattle, WA; Matthew F. Pawa, on the brief, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Newton Centre, MA. For Appellee Chevron Corporation: Joshua S. Lipshutz, on the brief, Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Los Angeles, CA; Andrea E. Neuman, Anne Champion, on the brief, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, New York, NY; Herbert J. Stern, Joel M. Silverstein, on the brief, Stern & Kilcullen, LLC, Florham Park, NJ. For Appellee ConocoPhillips: John F. Savarese, Ben M. Germana, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, NY; Sean C. Grimsley, James R. Jones, Bartlit Beck LLP, Denver, CO. For Appellee Exxon Mobil Corporation: Theodore V. Wells, Jr., Daniel J. Toal, Jaren Janghorbani, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, New York, NY; Dawn Sestito, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Los Angeles, CA; Patrick J. Conlon, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Houston, TX. For Appellee Royal Dutch Shell: David C. Frederick, Brendan J. Crimmins, Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C., Washington, DC. For Appellee BP p.l.c.: Nancy G. Milburn, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, New York, NY, Matthew T. Heartney, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Los Angeles, CA.
    for defendant: For Amicus Curiae Catherine M. Sharkey, Crystal Eastman Professor of Law: Catherine M. Sharkey, Crystal Eastman Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, New York, NY. For Amici Curiae States of New York, California, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, and the District of Columbia: David S. Frankel, Assistant Solicitor General, Steven C. Wu, Deputy Solicitor General, for Letitia James, Attorney General, State of New York, New York, NY. For Amici Curiae Professors Sarah H. Cleveland, Zachary D. Clopton, William S. Dodge, Harold Hongju Koh, Kermit Roosevelt III, and Christopher A. Whytock: Harold Hongju Koh, Michael J. Wishnie, Conor Dwyer Reynolds, Yale Law School, Rule of Law Clinic. For Amici Curiae New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, The Point Community Development Corporation, and Uprose: Kimberly Ong, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York, NY. For Amici Curiae National League of Cities, U.S. Conference of Mayors, and International Municipal Lawyers Association: Michael Burger, Jennifer Danis, Morningside Heights Legal Services, Inc., Columbia Environmental Law Clinic, New York, NY. For Amicus Curiae Washington Legal Foundation: Corbin K. Barthold, Richard A. Samp, Washington Legal Foundation, Washington, DC. For Amicus Curiae United States of America: Eric Grant, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, R. Justin Smith, Christine W. Ennis, United States Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources, Division, Washington, DC. For Amicus Curiae Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America: Peter D. Keisler, C. Frederick Beckner III, Ryan C. Morris, Tobias S. Loss-Eaton, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC; Steven P. Lehotsky, Michael B. Schon, Jonathan D. Urick, U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, Washington, DC. For Amicus Curiae National Association of Manufacturers: Philip S. Goldberg, Christopher E. Appel, Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., Washington, DC; Linda E. Kelly, Peter C. Tolsdorf, Manufacturers' Center for Legal Action, Washington, DC. For Amici Curiae States of Indiana, Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia: Thomas M. Fisher, Solicitor General, Kian J. Hudson, Deputy Solicitor General, for Todd Rokita, Attorney General of Indiana, Office of the Attorney General, Indianapolis, IN. For Amicus Curiae Professor Richard A. Epstein: Yaakov M. Roth, Jones Day, Washington, DC; Robert A. Mittelstaedt, Jones Day, San Francisco, CA; Robert E. Johnson, Jones Day, Cleveland, OH, Kelly Holt, Jones Day, Boston, MA.

    Case Number: 18-2188

    Clean Air Act Displaces State Law Claims in City's Suit to Recover Costs of Global Warming

  • Matter of New York Times Co. v. City of New York Off. of the Mayor

    Publication Date: 2021-04-05
    Practice Area: Information Governance and Compliance | Public Records
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Rolando Acosta
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent: Al-Amyn Sumar, David E. McCraw, and Alexandra Settelmayer of counsel, The New York Times Company, Legal Department, New York.
    for defendant: For Appellant: MacKenzie Fillow and Richard Dearing of counsel, James E. Johnson, Corporation Counsel, New York.

    Case Number: 158472/19

    City Charter §2603(k) Does Not Protect CIB's 'Private' Letter to Mayor From Disclosure

  • Li v. Village of Saddle River

    Publication Date: 2021-04-05
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry: Real Estate | State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. - EDNY
    Judge: District Judge Denis Hurley
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintiffs By: Jeffrey D. Powell, Esq., Linda U. Margolin, Esq., Margolin Besunder LLP, Islandia, NY.
    for defendant: Attorneys for Defendants By: Cristina A. Knorr, Esq., Morris Duffy Alonso & Faley, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 2:20-CV-2289

    Malicious Prosecution, Abuse of Process Claims Over Retaining Wall Are Dismissed

  • Berka v. Cuomo

    Publication Date: 2021-04-01
    Practice Area: Environmental Law | Public Utilities
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, U.S. - NDNY
    Judge: District Judge Glenn Suddaby
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Plaintiff, Pro Se: George Berka, Waterbury, CT.
    for defendant: Counsel for Defendant: Joshua M. Tallent, Esq., Assistant Attorney General, of counsel, Hon. Letitia A. James, Attorney General for the State of New York, Albany, NY.

    Case Number: 1:20-CV-0516

    Eleventh Amendment, Notice Failures Bar Jurisdiction Over NEPA Claims Against Governor

  • Feldman v. Port Auth. of N.Y. & N.J.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-29
    Practice Area: Wrongful Death
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellants: William F. Costigan of counsel, Costigan Law PLLC, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondent: Cheryl Alterman of counsel, Port Authority Law Department, New York.

    Case Number: 153624/18

    Ordinary Negligence Rules Apply to Port Authority in Action Over Suicides at Bridge

  • N.Y.S. Dep't of Envtl. Conservation v. Fed. Energy Regulatory Comm'n

    Publication Date: 2021-03-29
    Practice Area: Contracts | Environmental Law
    Industry: Federal Government | State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Barrington Parker
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner New York State Department of Environmental Conservation: Letitia James, Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General, Andrea Oser, Deputy Solicitor General, Frederick A. Brodie, Assistant Solicitor General, Lisa M. Burianek, Deputy Bureau Chief, on the brief, Brian Lusignan, Assistant Attorney General.
    for defendant: For Petitioner Sierra Club: Meagan Burton, on the brief, Moneen Nasmith, Earthjustice, New York, NY. For Respondent: David L. Morenoff, Acting General Counsel, Robert H. Solomon, Solicitor, on the brief, Susanna Y. Chu, Attorney, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC. For Intervenors: Tobias S. Loss-Eaton, James R. Wedeking, Daniel J. Hay, Sidley Auston LLP, Washington, DC, on the brief, Eamon P. Joyce, Sidley Auston LLP, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 19-1610-ag

    DEC Waived Certification Authority; CWA §401 Limit Could Not Be Extended by 2017 Compact

  • Herkimer County Industrial Development Agency, Appellant, v. Village of Herkimer, Respondent, et al., Defendant.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-26
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry: Real Estate | State and Local Government
    Court: Court of Appeals, New York State
    Judge: Unsigned MEMORANDUM
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles W. Malcomb, for appellant.
    for defendant: Michael J. Longstreet, for respondent.

    Case Number: No. 14

    Industrial Development Agency v. Village of Herkimer

  • Najman v. Vill. of Sands Point, New York

    Publication Date: 2021-03-24
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Civil Rights
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. - EDNY
    Judge: District Judge Joanna Seybert
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs: Richard Bruce Rosenthal, Esq., Kew Gardens, New York.
    for defendant: Thompson Gould Page, Esq., Law Offices of Thompson Gould Page, LLC, Hartford, Connecticut. Michela Huth, Esq., Bolivar, Ohio. For Defendant: Matthew J. Bizzaro, Esq., L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, L.L.P., Garden City, New York.

    Case Number: 19-CV-5811

    'Dangerous Dog Hearing' Suit Dismissed; Ordinance Implicates Important Village Interest

  • Rosenberg v. Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Auth.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-23
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Andrew Carter
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19-CV-10478

    TBTA's Paper E-ZPass Account Statements do Not Violate GBL §399-zzz Prohibition

  • Matter of Karakash v. Del Valle

    Publication Date: 2021-03-17
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Land Use and Planning
    Industry: Real Estate | State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Jeffrey Oing
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioners: Erica T. Dubno of counsel, Fahringer & Dubno, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Elizabeth I. Freedman and Scott Shorr of counsel, James E. Johnson, Corporation Counsel, New York.

    Case Number: 150934/19

    Article78 Challenge Over Property's Use Dismissed; Zoning Decisions Entitled to Deference