• Blagrove v. Deutsche Bank Nat'l Trust Co.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-29
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Creditors' and Debtors' Rights | Real Estate
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Real Estate
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. - EDNY
    Judge: District Judge Rachel Kovner
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19-CV-5357

    'Rooker-Feldman' Doctrine Bars Foreclosure Claims; Remaining Damages Claims Time-Barred

  • Bowman v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-04-01
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge PHIPPS
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lamar Bowman, (Wheeler Correctional Facility), Alamo, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patsy Austin-Gatson, Daniel Porter, (Gwinnett County District Attorney), Lawrenceville, Daniel Sanmiguel, (Hall County Solicitor's Office Office of the Solicitor-General), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1930

    Court Denies State's Motion to Dismiss Appeal From Denial of 'Motion to Vacate Void Sentence'; Untimely Notice of Appeal 'Ripened' When Later Order Was Filed

  • Fund Liquidation Holdings LLC v. Bank of America Corp.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-25
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | White Collar Crime
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Richard Sullivan
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants Fund Liquidation Holdings LLC and Sonterra Capital Master Fund, Ltd.: Vincent Briganti, Margaret MacLean, Lowey Dannenberg, P.C., White Plains, NY, on the brief, Eric F. Citron, Goldstein & Russell, P.C., Bethesda, MD. For Defendants-Appellees Credit Suisse Group AG, Credit Suisse AG, and Credit Suisse International: Herbert S. Washer, Elai Katz, Jason M. Hall, Lauren Perlgut, Adam S. Mintz, on the brief, Joel Kurtzberg, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees Bank of America Corporation and Bank of America, N.A.: Arthur J. Burke, Paul S. Mishkin, Adam G. Mehes, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited and ANZ Securities, Inc.: Penny Shane, Corey Omer, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY. For Defendant-Appellee The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., n/k/a MUFG Bank, Ltd.: Christopher M. Viapiano, Elizabeth A. Cassady, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Washington, DC. For Defendants-Appellees Barclays PLC, Barclays Bank PLC, and Barclays Capital Inc.: Jonathan D. Schiller, Christopher Emmanuel Duffy, Leigh M. Nathanson, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees BNP Paribas, S.A., BNP Paribas North America, Inc., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., and BNP Paribas Prime Brokerage, Inc.: Jayant W. Tambe, Stephen J. Obie, Kelly A. Carrero, Jones Day, New York, NY. For Defendant-Appellee Commerzbank AG: David R. Gelfand, Mark D. Villaverde, Milbank LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and Crédit Agricole S.A.: Andrew Hammon, Kimberly Anne Havlin, White & Case LLP, New York, NY; Darryl S. Lew, White & Case LLP, Washington, DC. For Defendants-Appellees DBS Bank Ltd., DBS Group Holdings Ltd., and DBS Vickers Securities (USA) Inc.: Erica S. Weisgerber, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York, NY. For Defendant-Appellee Deutsche Bank AG: Aidan Synnott, Hallie S. Goldblatt, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees Macquarie Bank Ltd. and Macquarie Group Ltd.: Christopher M. Paparella, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, New York, NY. For Defendant-Appellee Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited: C. Fairley Spillman, Pratik A. Shah, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, DC. For Defendants-Appellees The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, and RBS Securities Japan Limited: David S. Lesser, Jamie S. Dycus, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees Standard Chartered Bank and Standard Chartered plc: Marc J. Gottridge, Lisa J. Fried, Benjamin A. Fleming, Hogan Lovells US LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees United Overseas Bank Limited and UOB Global Capital, LLC: Dale C. Christensen, Jr., Noah Czarny, Seward & Kissel LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., HSBC Holdings plc, HSBC North America Holdings Inc., and HSBC USA Inc.: Nowell D. Bamberger, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Washington, DC; Charity E. Lee, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees UBS AG and UBS Securities Japan Co., Ltd.: Mark A. Kirsch, Eric J. Stock, Jefferson E. Bell, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants-Appellees ING Groep N.V., ING Bank N.V., and ING Capital Markets LLC.: Amanda F. Davidoff, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Washington, DC.

    Case Number: 19-2719-cv

    Real Party in Interest Had Article III Standing at All Times, Could Enter Entities' Shoes

  • McDonald v. Esposito

    Publication Date: 2021-03-24
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. - EDNY
    Judge: District Judge Rachel Kovner
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 20-CV-828

    'Younger' Doctrine Bars Injunction Claims in Dismissed Suit Alleging Wrongful Foreclosure

  • Ranaghan v. N.Y. Assn. of Psychiatric Rehab. Servs.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-17
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Employment Litigation
    Industry:
    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: 1:20-CV-489

    Suit Against Employer Dismissed as Not Timely Brought Within 90 Days of EEOC's Letter

  • SDM Investments Group, LLC, et al. v. HBN Media, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-17
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Civil Procedure
    Industry: Legal Services | Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Downs, (Downs Law, LLC), Atlanta, John Dennehy, (Dennehy Law), Nashua, for appellant.
    for defendant: Travis Hargrove, (The Finley Firm), Columbus, MaryBeth Gibson, (The Finley Firm), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1775

    Appellants' Unreasonable and Unexcused Failure to Timely File Trial Transcript Warranted Dismissal of Appeal

  • Appellate Term, Second Department: February 7, 2021

    Publication Date: 2021-02-11
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Term, Second Department, Second, Eleventh and Thirteenth JudicIal Districts & Ninth and Tenth JudicIal DisTRICTS
    Judge: Unsigned
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: DOCKET

    Appellate Term, Second Department: February 7, 2021

  • State ex rel. Edelweiss Fund, LLC v. JP Morgan Chase & Co.

    Publication Date: 2020-12-28
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeal, 1st District
    Judge: Justice Tucher
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A158728

    Case properly dismissed for failure to serve defendants within three years

  • Fiamma Statler v. Challis

    Publication Date: 2020-11-09
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Civil Procedure | Contractual Disputes
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Gabriel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 02-18-00374-CV

    The parties were involved in the renovation and reconstruction of the historic Statler Hotel and downtown public library in Dallas, Texas, and the project's funding included TIF funds of $46 million.

  • Basic Capital v. Dynex Capital

    Publication Date: 2020-11-02
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Civil Procedure | Damages
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge King
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19-11272

    After years of litigation in Texas state courts, plaintiffs-appellants won a $55 million judgment against Dynex Commercial, Inc.