• Dieckman v. Regency GP LP

    Publication Date: 2021-03-10
    Practice Area: Mergers and Acquisitions
    Industry: Energy
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Chancellor Bouchard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christine M. Mackintosh, Vivek Upadhya, Michael D. Bell, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., Wilmington, DE; Gregory V. Varallo, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman LLP, Wilmington, DE; Jeroen van Kwawegen, Edward G. Timlin, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Rolin P. Bissell, Tammy L. Mercer, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Michael C. Holmes, John C. Wander, Craig E. Zieminski, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Dallas, TX for defendants.

    Case Number: D69320

    Although board member was placed on conflicts committee prior to merger when the member did not meet qualifications under the company's partnership agreement, the evidence was insufficient to find that the merger was unfair or unreasonable to the company or its limited partners, and the lack of evidence of bad faith or willful misconduct also triggered application of an exculpation from money damages.

  • Delaware Law Weekly | On the Move

    Grant & Eisenhofer Adds Environmental Litigation Head to Executive Committee

    February 24, 2021

    Grant & Eisenhofer added Kyle McGee, the head of the firm's environmental litigation group, to its executive committee.

  • The Mid Market Report | News

    Midsize Moves: A Corporate Director in Boston, a Litigation Partner in Philadelphia

    February 10, 2021

    Goulston & Storrs brought on a director in its corporate group in Boston, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg added a Philadelphia partner in its litigation department, and other midsize moves.

  • Lenois v. Lawal

    Publication Date: 2021-01-27
    Practice Area: Corporate Entities
    Industry: Energy
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Fioravanti
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael J. Barry, Rebecca Musarra, Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Gordon Z. Novod, Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A., New York, NY; Peter B. Andrews, Craig J. Springer, Jessica Zeldin, David M. Sborz, Andrews & Springer LLC, Wilmington, DE; Jeremy Friedman, Spencer Oster, David Tejtel, Friedman Oster & Tejtel PLLC, New York, NY for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Myron T. Steele, Matthew F. Davis, Jaclyn C. Levy, Potter, Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; David T. Moran, Christopher R. Bankler, Jackson Walker L.L.P., Dallas, TX; David J. Teklits, Kevin M. Coen, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Mark Oakes and Ryan Meltzer, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Austin, TX; John Byron, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Houston, TX; Srinivas M. Raju, Robert L. Burns, Matthew D. Perri, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Greg Waller, Hunton Andrews Kurth L.L.P., Houston, TX for defendants.

    Case Number: D69272

    Bankruptcy trustee could not substitute for derivative plaintiff and assert claims subject to final judgment on behalf of the company where the "newly discovered evidence" in support of relief from judgment was in the company's possession and therefore knowledge of the evidence would be imputed to the trustee.

  • Delaware Law Weekly

    Elmiron Leadership Team Includes Wilmington Lawyer

    January 22, 2021

    On Friday, U.S. District Judge Brian Martinotti of the District of New Jersey approved a leadership team of 25 plaintiffs lawyers, 18 of whom are women, to spearhead 140 lawsuits alleging Janssen's pharmaceutical drug Elmiron causes eye problems.

  • Delaware Business Court Insider

    Wilmington Lawyer Among Those Appointed to Elmiron Leadership Team

    January 22, 2021

    On Friday, U.S. District Judge Brian Martinotti of the District of New Jersey approved a leadership team of 25 plaintiffs lawyers, 18 of whom are women, to spearhead 140 lawsuits alleging Janssen's pharmaceutical drug Elmiron causes eye problems.

  • New Jersey Law Journal | News

    Judge Appoints Elmiron Leadership Team With 'Significant Diversity'

    January 22, 2021

    On Friday, U.S. District Judge Brian Martinotti of the District of New Jersey approved a leadership team of 25 plaintiffs lawyers, 18 of whom are women, to spearhead 140 lawsuits alleging Janssen's pharmaceutical drug Elmiron causes eye problems.

  • New York Law Journal

    Former Appellate Division Judge John Leventhal Joins Aidala, Bertuna & Kamins as Partner

    January 7, 2021

    And other announcements of recent hirings and promotions of New York attorneys.

  • In re Weight Watchers Int'l. Sec. Litig.

    Publication Date: 2020-12-24
    Practice Area: Securities Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Judge: District Judge William Pauley III
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19cv2005

    Plaintiffs Suing Weight Watchers Fail to Plead False, Misleading Statements

  • Mad Investors GRMD, LLC v. GR Co., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-11-11
    Practice Area: Corporate Entities
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Zurn
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael J. Barry, Christine M. Mackintosh, Kelly L. Tucker, Vivek Upadhya, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., Wil-mington, DE for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Blake Rohrbacher, Kevin M Gallagher, Elizabeth A. Heise, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Jason C. Vigna, Brian L. Muldrew, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, New York, NY for defendant.

    Case Number: D69187

    Plaintiffs failed to allow the full five-day response period to expire before filing this action to enforce their books and records request, so the court dismissed their complaint.