• Gleizer v. Republic of Argentina

    Publication Date: 2020-06-24
    Practice Area: Attorney Compensation | Civil Procedure | International Law | Securities Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Movant-Appellant: Zachary G. Meyer, Sutton Sachs Meyer PLLC, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Mariana Mori De Lopez, pro se, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. For Defendant-Appellee: Carmine D. Boccuzzi, Jr., on the brief, Rahul Mukhi, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 19-595

    Lawyer's Lien on Cause of Action Attaches to Settlement Funds, Not Affected by Settlement

  • U.S. v. Davis

    Publication Date: 2020-06-11
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant United States of America: Matthew S. Miner, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, and Brian A. Benczkowski, Assistant Attorney General, on the brief, Daniel J. Kane, Attorney, Appellate Section, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC; Tiffany H. Lee, Assistant United States Attorney, Joseph M. Guerra, III, First Assistant United States Attorney, James P. Kennedy, Jr., United States Attorney for the Western District of New York, Buffalo, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee Monae Davis: Marybeth Covert, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender's Office, Western District of New York, Buffalo, NY.

    Case Number: 19-874

    First Step Act §404 Eligibility Turns on Statutory Offense of Sentencing Not Conduct

  • U.S. v. Oneal

    Publication Date: 2020-06-02
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: David C. James, Assistant United States Attorney, on the brief, Nomi D. Berenson, Assistant United States Attorney, for Richard P. Donoghue, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Vivian Shevitz, South Salem, NY.

    Case Number: 18-1710

    Limited Facts Relied on by Court Do Not Support Enhancements' Use in Calculating Sentence

  • Sczepanski v. Saul

    Publication Date: 2020-01-13
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Government
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Timothy Hiller, Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC, Amherst, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Ellen E. Sovern, Acting Regional Chief Counsel — Region II, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, on the brief, Peter W. Jewett, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, for James P. Kennedy, Jr., United States Attorney, Western District of New York, Buffalo, NY.

    Case Number: 19-185

    ALJ Erred by Assuming Ability to Complete Probation Irrelevant to Disability Status

  • Broidy Capital Mgmt. LLC v. Benomar

    Publication Date: 2019-12-13
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | International Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: Filiberto Agusti, Linda C. Bailey, on the brief, Shannen W. Coffin, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, D.C.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Eric W. Bloom, on the brief, Abbe David Lowell, Winston & Strawn LLP, Washington, D.C. For the United States, Amicus Curiae: Marik A. String, Acting Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, Joseph H. Hunt, Assistant Attorney General, Sharon Swingle, Attorney, Appellate Staff Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, on the brief, Martin Totaro, Attorney, Appellate Staff Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice.

    Case Number: 19-236

    U.N. Diplomat Alleged to Be Agent Involved in Hacking Scheme Holds Immunity Under VCDR

  • U.S. ex rel. Kraus v. Wells Fargo & Co.

    Publication Date: 2019-11-27
    Practice Area: Banking and Finance Laws
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: James J. Sabella, Sharad A. Samy, Kyle J. McGee, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, New York, and Tejinder Singh, Goldstein & Russell, P.C., Bethesda, Maryland, on the brief, Jay W. Eisenhofer, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Stephen G. Rinehart, on the brief, Amy Pritchard Williams, Troutman Sanders LLP, Charlotte, North Carolina. For the United States, Amici Curiae: Joseph H. Hunt, Assistant Attorney General, Richard P. Donoghue, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Charles W. Scarborough, Joshua M. Salzman. For Amici Curiae Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System: Richard M. Ashton, Joshua P. Chadwick, Yvonne F. Mizusawa, Katherine A. Pomeroy. For Amici Curiae Federal Reserve Bank of New York: Meghann E. Donahue, Michele Kalstein. For Amici Curiae Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond: Keith Goodwin, Gregory J. Ewald.

    Case Number: 18-1746

    Federal Reserve Banks Are 'Agents' of U.S. Under 31 USC §3729(b)(2)(A)(i)

  • Zuckerman v. Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Publication Date: 2019-07-02
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff‐Appellant: Ross L. Hirsch, Yael M. Weitz, on the brief, Lawrence M. Kaye, Herrick, Feinstein LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant‐Appellee: David W. Bowker, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, DC; Michael D. Gottesman, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, New York, NY. For Amicus Curiae Holocaust Art Restitution Project: Thomas J. Hamilton, John J. Byrne, Jr., Byrne Goldenberg & Hamilton, PLLC. For Amici Curiae The 1939 Society and Bet Tzedek: Stanley W. Levy, Benjamin G. Shatz, Diana L. Eisner, Danielle C. Newman, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP. For Amici Curiae Natalia Indrimi, Professor Guido Alpa, and Avv. Renzo Gattenga: Owen C. Pell, White & Case LLP. For Amici Curiae Bʹnai Bʹrith International, Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, Simon Wiesenthal Center, Omer Bartov, Michael Berenbaum, Stuart Elliot Eizenstat, Richard Falk, Eugene Fisher, Irving Greenberg, Peter Hayes, Marcia Sachs Littell, Hubert G. Locke, Wendy Lower, Bruce F. Pauley, Carol Rittner, John K. Roth, Lucille A. Roussin, William L. Shulman, Stephen Smith and Alan Steinweis: Jennifer A. Kreder, Cincinnati, OH.

    Case Number: 18-634

    Laches Bars 2016 Lawsuit to Recover Painting Sold in June 1938 to Flee Fascist Italy

  • U.S. v. Klein

    Publication Date: 2019-01-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Securities Litigation
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Investments and Investment Advisory
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Jo Ann M. Navickas and Julia Nestor, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief, David C. Pitluck, Assistant United States Attorney, for Richard P. Donoghue, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, New York
    for defendant: For Defendant‐Appellant: John E. Roberts, on the brief, Mark D. Harris, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, New York

    Case Number: 17-3355

    Intent Evidence Supports Tipper's Conviction Where Tippee Traded on Inside Information

  • Jander v. Retirement Plans Comm. of IBM

    Publication Date: 2018-12-14
    Practice Area: Employment Compliance
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs‐Appellants: Samuel E. Bonderoff (argued), Jacob H. Zamansky, Zamansky LLC, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants‐Appellees: Lawrence Portnoy (argued), J. Stan Barrett, Michael S. Flynn, W. Trent Thompson, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 17-3518

    Duty-of-Prudence Claim Asserted Even Under Stricter Standard Used to Dismiss Lawsuit

  • Corren v. Zuckerman

    Publication Date: 2018-08-20
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Election and Political Law | Regulations
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Robert Katzmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs‐Appellants and Intervenor‐Plaintiff‐Appellant: John L. Franco, Jr., Law Office of John L. Franco, Jr., Burlington, VT
    for defendant: For Defendants‐Appellees: Megan J. Shafritz, Assistant Attorney General, on the brief, Eve Jacobs‐Carnahan, Assistant Attorney General, Montpelier, VT

    Case Number: 17-1343

    Vermont's Campaign Finance Law's Restrictions, Do Not Violate First Amendment