• Sec. & Exch. Comm'n v. Rajaratnam

    Publication Date: 2019-03-11
    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: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellee: Michael A. Conley, Deputy General Counsel, Jacob H. Stillman, Solicitor, Randall W. Quinn, Assistant General Counsel, Paul G. Alvarez, Senior Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C., on the brief, David Lisitza, Senior Litigation Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Meir Feder, Ian Samuel, Jones Day, New York, NY, on the brief, Samidh Guha, Jones Day, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 11-5124-cv

    Error Claims Rejected in Affirmation of $92.8 Million Penalty Against Insider Trader

  • Pappas v. Philip Morris Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-19
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Products Liability
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: Hazel B. Pappas, pro se, Cassandra Pappas, pro se, New Haven, CT; Markos Pappas, pro se, Berlin, NH.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Keri L. Arnold, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, New York, NY; Paul W. Rodney, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Denver, CO.

    Case Number: 17-3842-cv

    Dismissal of CUTPA, Consortium Loss Claims Vacated; Court Misread 'Guest', 'Erie'

  • Cho v. NYC

    Publication Date: 2018-12-31
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: Darpana M. Sheth, Institute for Justice, Arlington, VA, on the brief, Robert Everett Johnson, Institute for Justice, Arlington, VA
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Richard Dearing, Jane L. Gordon, on the brief, John Moore, Assistant Corporation Counsel, for Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel, New York, NY

    Case Number: 18-337-cv

    District Court Erred in Dismissing Case for Lack of Jurisdiction Under Rooker-Feldman

  • Olagues v. Perceptive Advisors LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-09-06
    Practice Area: Securities Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: John Olagues, pro se, River Ridge, LA; Ray Wollney, pro se, Fort Myers, FL
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Ralph Siciliano, Amanda Leone, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP, New York, NY; Frank Zarb, Proskauer Rose LLP, Washington, DC

    Case Number: 17-2703-cv

    Perceptive Was Not Repros Insider When Calls Expired, Bears No SEA §16(b) Liability

  • Paysys Int'l Inc. v. Atos IT Servs. Ltd.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-24
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Counter-Defendant-Appellant: Robert D. Owen, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, New York, NY, and Anna Carr Halsey, Peter C. Quittmeyer, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, Atlanta, GA, on the brief, James H. Neale, Wislett Studnicky McCormick & Bomser LLP, New York, NY
    for defendant: For Defendants-Counter-Claimants-Appellees: Stanley J. Panikowski, DLA Piper LLP (US), San Diego, CA, and Leo Medzhibovsky, Marc E. Miller, DLA Piper LLP (US), New York, NY, on the brief, Ilana Hope Eisenstein, DLA Piper LLP (US), Philadelphia, PA

    Case Number: 17-2204-cv

    Court Erred in Deciding Firm Could Not Reject Fee Condition as 'Too Onerous'

  • U.S. v. Gasperini

    Publication Date: 2018-07-09
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Internet Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Richard P. Donoghue, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, New York, NY: David C. James, Assistant United States Attorney, on the brief, Saritha Komatireddy, Assistant United States Attorney.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant Fabio Gasperini: Paul F. O'Reilly, on the brief, Simone Bertollini, Law Offices of Simone Bertollini, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 17-2479-cr

    Denial of Italian Man's Challenges to Misdemeanor Conviction Over Computer Virus Explained

  • U.S. v. Alexander

    Publication Date: 2018-05-23
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Ryan C. Harris, Assistant United States Attorney, on the brief, Amy Busa, Assistant United States Attorney, for Bridget M. Rohde, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Allegra Glashausser, Federal Defenders of New York, Inc., Appeals Bureau, New York, New York.

    Case Number: 16-3708

    Warrantless Search Formed Part of Curtilage; Search Ran Afoul of the Fourth Amendment

  • Duplan v. NYC

    Publication Date: 2018-05-18
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Kathy A. Polias, Brooklyn, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Jane L. Gordon, Dona B. Morris, on the brief, Jonathan A. Popolow, for Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 17-1359-cv

    Plaintiff Adequately Alleged He Was Retaliated Against After He Filed EEOC Complaints

  • Wright v. Musanti

    Publication Date: 2018-04-24
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellee: Tomasz J. Piotrowski, T.J. Piotrowski Law Firm, New York, NY, on the brief, Steven M. Warshawsky, The Warshawsky Law Firm.
    for defendant: Jaqueline Musanti, pro se.

    Case Number: 17-632-cv

    Judgment Finding Defendant Liable for Battery, Assault, False Arrest of Plaintiff Stemming

  • Obeya v. Sessions

    Publication Date: 2018-03-22
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Immigration Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jefferson B. Sessions III, United States Attorney General, Respondent
    for defendant: For Respondent: Claire L. Workman, Senior Litigation Counsel, on the brief, Rachel L. Browning, Trial Attorney, Office of Immigration Litigation, for Chad A. Readler, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; For Amicus Curiae Immigrant Defense Project: Andrew Wachtenheim, Immigrant Defense Project, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 16-3922-ag

    BIA Erred in Retroactively Applying New Rule to Petit Larceny Case