• Smalls v. N.Y.C. Emps. Ret. Sys.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-15
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Employment Compliance
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Katherine Polk Failla
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 18 Civ. 5428

    New Trial Denied; Arguments Only Reasserted Claims Properly Rejected in Prior Action

  • KPA Promotions & Awards Inc. v. JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-14
    Practice Area: Dispute Resolution
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 20 Civ. 3910

    Paycheck Protection Loan Applicants Must Arbitrate Their Deceptive Practices Claims

  • 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

  • Am. Soc. for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v. The Animal & Plant Health Inspection Serv.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-06
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Information Governance and Compliance
    Industry: Federal Government | Non-Profit
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19 Civ. 3112

    Agencies Properly Exempted, Redacted Information From FOIA Request Responses

  • Walsh v. Alliance Property Servs. Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-01
    Practice Area: Labor Law | Wage and Hour Litigation
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, U.S. - NDNY
    Judge: District Judge Gary Sharpe
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 5:15-CV-226

    Civil Contempt Not Imposed as Sanction on Nonparty Deemed Not Subject to Consent Judgment

  • 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

  • Francis v. Kings Park Manor Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-01
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Jose Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: John P. Relman, Yiyang Wu, on the brief, Sasha Samberg-Champion, Washington, D.C.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Stanley J. Somer, Paul A. Bartels, on the brief, Frank W. Brennan, Uniondale, NY. Amicus Curiae in support of Plaintiff-Appellant: Stephanie Simon, on the brief, Debo P. Adegbile, New York, NY. For the United States of America, Amicus Curiae in support of neither party†: Eric S. Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General, Thomas E. Chandler, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice; J. Paul Compton, Jr., General Counsel, Timothy J. Petty, Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, on the brief, Alexander V. Maugeri, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Washington, D.C.

    Case Number: 15-1823-cv

    Landlords Lack Control Over Tenants Needed for FHA Liability for Misconduct Among Tenants

  • 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

  • U.S. v. Dumitru

    Publication Date: 2021-03-26
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Immigration Law
    Industry: Federal Government | Legal Services
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Nicholas W. Chiuchiolo, Alison G. Moe, David Abramowicz, Assistant United States Attorneys on the brief, Robert B. Sobelman, for Audrey Strauss, United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Appellant: Diane M. Fischer, Brooklyn, NY, on the brief, Susan C. Wolfe, Law Office of Susan C. Wolfe, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 19-1486-cr

    Lawyer's Challenges Over Aggravated Identity Theft, Sentence Enhancement Are Rejected

  • U.S. ex rel. Mohajer v. Omnicare Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-25
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Government
    Industry: Federal Government | Health Care | Pharmaceuticals
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: Chief Judge Colleen McMahon
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 1:17-CV-4176

    Qui Tam Suit Over Pharmacy Billing Dismissed as Barred Under FCA's First-to-File Rule