• Connecticut Law Tribune

    Active Shootings: Helping a Business Survive a Mass Casualty Event

    April 8, 2021

    An increase in shooting events with multiple casualties highlights the value of active assailant insurance for entities affected by these incidents.

  • 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

  • New York Law Journal | News

    Cities Can't Use State Law to Sue Companies for Climate Change in Federal Court, 2nd Circuit Rules

    April 1, 2021

    A unanimous three judge panel of the Manhattan-based appeals court held in a 51-page opinion that global warming presented a "uniquely international problem of national concern" that was best suited to existing federal statutes and international treaties, not state law.

  • Insurance Coverage Law Center | Industry News

    Helping a Business Survive a Mass Casualty Event

    March 30, 2021

    An increase in shooting events with multiple casualties highlights the value of active assailant insurance for entities affected by these incidents.

  • Am. Civil Liberties Union Immigrants' Rights Project v. U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement

    Publication Date: 2021-03-25
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Immigration Law | Information Governance and Compliance
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge George Daniels
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19 Civ. 7058

    ICE Need Not Create New Records Replacing 'A-Numbers' With 'Unique IDs'

  • Hoa Le v. Exeter Finance

    Publication Date: 2021-03-22
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Contractual Disputes | Employment Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Willett
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 20-10377

    Appellant worked for appellee as chief human resources officer and executive vice president.

  • New York Law Journal | Analysis

    Pathways Around 'Morrison': Supplemental Jurisdiction for Securities Fraud Claims

    March 16, 2021

    New pathways have emerged for pursuing claims based on foreign exchange purchases, i.e., where the applicable U.S. and foreign law governing securities fraud are substantially similar.

  • Sorrow v. Harris County Sheriff

    Publication Date: 2021-03-15
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Civil Rights | Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Spain
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 14-18-00901-CV

    Appellant filed suit in 2017 naming appellee and other defendants and alleging a variety of tort, statutory, and constitutional claims stemming from medical treatment he received in 2001 and 2002 while in the custody of appellee during his pre-trial detention.

  • Texas Lawyer | News

    Global Energy Work Helped Bracewell Post Higher Revenue, Profits in 2020

    March 12, 2021

    Energy was "super busy" at Texas firm Bracewell in 2020, but managing partner Greg Bopp said finance, public finance, restructuring and capital markets practices, along with bankruptcy, corporate investigation, and labor and employment matters on the litigation side were also strong.

  • Appellate Division, First Department: March 9, 2021

    Publication Date: 2021-03-11
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department, Appeals & Motions
    Judge: Unsigned
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: DOCKET

    Appellate Division, First Department: March 9, 2021