• October 12, 2017 | The Recorder

    Calif. Lawyers Respond to Wine Country Fire Devastation

    The fires have destroyed employees' homes, led local law firms to shutter offices and disrupted operations as they try to give early guidance to clients in the region.

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  • September 7, 2017 | The Recorder

    On the Move: Tracking the Ins and Outs of California Lawyers

    New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms and in government and academia.

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  • OTO, L.L.C. v. Kho

    Publication Date: 2017-08-23
    Practice Area: Dispute Resolution | Employment Litigation
    Industry: Automotive
    Date Filed: 2017-08-21
    Court: C.A. 1st
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Fine, Boggs & Perkins, John P. Boggs and Roman Zhuk for Plaintiff and Appellant.
    for defendant: Fernando Flores for Intervener and Appellant.No appearance for Defendant and Respondent.

    Case Number: No. A147564

    Proposed arbitral forum neither unaffordable nor inaccessible (Margulies, J.)

  • Meyer v. Uber Technologies, 16-2750-cv

    Publication Date: 2017-08-21
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection | Class Actions | Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
    Judge: Before: Raggi, Chin, and Carney, C.JJ.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Counter-Defendant-Appellee Spencer Meyer: Brian Marc Feldman, Edwin Michael Larkin, III, Gregory M. Dickinson, on the brief, Jeffrey A. Wadsworth, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, Rochester, New York, and Bryan L. Clobes, Ellen Meriwether, Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel LLP, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Matthew L. Cantor, Ankur Kapoor, Constantine Cannon LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Counter-Claimant-Appellant Uber Technologies, Inc.: Daniel G. Swanson, Cynthia E. Richman, Joshua S. Lipshutz, Reed Brodsky, on the brief, Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Los Angeles, California, Washington, D.C., and New York, NY. For Defendant-Appellant Travis Kalanick: Karen L. Dunn, William A. Isaacson, Ryan Y. Park, Peter M. Skinner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Washington, D.C. and New York, NY. For Amicus Curiae Public Justice, P.C.: Jonathan D. Selbin, Jason L. Lichtman, Lieff Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, New York, New York, and Jahan Sagafi, Paul W. Mollica, Outten & Golden LLP, San Francisco, California and Chicago, Illinois. For Amici Curiae Law Professors: Alexander H. Schmidt, Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, New York, NY. For Amici Curiae Internet Association and Consumer Technology Association: Rees F. Morgan, Mark L. Hejinian, Skye D. Langs, Coblentz Patch Duffy and Bass LLP, San Francisco, California. For Amicus Curiae The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America: Kate Comerford Todd, Warren Postman, U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, Washington, D.C., and Andrew J. Pincus, Evan M. Tager, Archis A. Parasharami, Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, D.C.

    Case Number: 16-2750-cv

    Appeals Court Finds for Uber, Says App Made Service Terms

  • August 1, 2017 | The Recorder

    Judge Calls Uber Argument 'Counterfeit Logic' in Driver Fee Case

    A federal judge in San Francisco on Monday let a class action lawsuit move forward, allowing drivers to pursue claims the company takes an oversized chunk of passenger fees.

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  • December 7, 2016 | New York Law Journal

    51 Law Professors Join Fight Against Arbitration in Uber Price-Fixing Case

    Dozens of law professors have joined the fight over whether Uber Technologies Inc. can force consumers into arbitration on allegations that the company engages in algorithm-based price f

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  • November 17, 2016 | Texas Lawyer

    Fifth Circuit: $30M Verdict for Insurer's Overbroad 'Absurd' Exclusion

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a $30 million judgment against an insurance company after it refused to pay off a Houston law firm's legal malpractice claim by p

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  • November 1, 2016 | The Recorder

    Diversity, Rigor Define Obama's Stamp on Northern Calif. Bench

    Consider the Northern District of California President Barack Obama's bench. Eleven of the court's 14 active judge slots are occupied by jurists nominated and confirmed in the

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  • October 25, 2016 | New York Law Journal

    Partner Pay Equity Long Overdue, Say Women Law Firm Leaders

    For many of the women who head large law firms, gender-based pay equity isn't just a management issue, it’s a bitter memory. The $100 million putative class action filed by

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  • September 22, 2016 | The Recorder

    Marketing Your Brand With Influencers? Make Sure the FTC Hits the "Like" Button

    Brand owners and their attorneys are grappling with an important question: how to disclose their connections to luminaries like PewDiePie. If you haven't heard of PewDiePie, don&#

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  • Church & Dwight Co., Inc., Plaintiff-Appellee v. SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics, GmbH, Defendant-Appellant, 15-2411

    Publication Date: 2016-09-13
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
    Judge: Before: Leval and Wesley, C.JJ, and Sannes, D.J.1
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellee: Jeffrey M. Harris, Amy O. Nyberg, Bancroft PLLC, Washington, DC and Richard M. Goldstein, Lawrence T. Weinstein, Michael T. Mervis, Baldassare Vinti, Jeffrey H. Warshafsky, Q. Jennifer Yang, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY, on the brief, Paul D. Clement, Bancroft PLLC, Washington, DC.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Thomas G. Saunders, Ari J. Savitzky, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, DC; Hanna A. Baek, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, New York, NY; and Jeffrey G. Knowles, Julia D. Greer, David Mehretu, Alice H. Wang, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP, San Francisco, CA, on the brief, Seth P. Waxman, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, DC.

    Case Number: 15-2411

    Cite as: Church & Dwight Co., Inc. v. SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics, 15-2411, NYLJ 1202767159148, at *1 (2d Cir., Decided September