• Matter of Silvar v. Comm'r of Labor of the State of N.Y.

    Publication Date: 2019-08-05
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Wage and Hour Litigation
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Jeffrey Oing
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioners: Jeffery A. Meyer and David A. Tauster of counsel, Nixon Peabody LLP, Jericho.
    for defendant: For Respondents: ReNika C. Moore, Donya Fernandez, Julie Ulmet and Seth Kupferberg of counsel, Barbara D. Underwood, Attorney General, New York.

    Case Number: 153898/17

    Workers Bound, Released NYLL Wage Claims, Under 2011 Settlement's 'Stewart Release'

  • Georgia Dept. of Labor v. Mcconnell et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-06-17
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Boggs
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kathleen M. Pacious, Loretta L. Pinkston-Pope, Angela Ellen Cusimano, Christopher M. Carr, (Department of Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Scott A. Schweber, (Schweber Green Law Group), Atlanta, Jefferson Madden Allen, (Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee. Roy E. Barnes, (The Barnes Law Group, LLC), Marietta, Kenneth S. Canfield, (Doffermyre Shields Canfield Knowles), Atlanta, David J. Worley, (Evangelista Worley, LLC), Atlanta, Amy E. Keller, (Dicello Levitt Gutzler LLC), Chicago, Norman E. Siegel, Barrett J. Vahle, (Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP), Kansas City, Andrew N. Friedman, (Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC), Washington,, James Pizzirusso, (Hausfeld LLP), Washington, John A. Yanchunis, (Morgan & Morgan Complex Litigation Group), Tampa, Jason Ryan Doss, (The Doss Firm, LLC), Marietta, Eric H. Gibbs, (Girard Gibbs LLP), Oakland, Ariana J. Tadler, (Milberg Tadler Phillips Grossman LLP), New York, William H. Murphy, III, (Murphy Falcon & Murphy), Baltimore, Rodney Keith Strong, (Griffin & Strong, PC), Atlanta, for Neutral Amicus.

    Case Number: S18G1316

    Department of Labor has no sovereign immunity for plaintiff's tort claims, but the plaintiff's complaint failed to state a valid claim.

  • New York Law Journal

    At Cohen Millstein, a Reshuffling of the Partnership Ranks

    February 09, 2017

    Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, one of the nation’s top plaintiffs firms, a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170206005963/en/Cohen-Milstein-Sellers-Toll-PLLC-Welcomes-J

  • New York Law Journal

    News In Brief

    June 24, 2010

    Circuit Denies Stay Over Housing Mentally Ill Editors' Note: This item has been changed to reflect a a href="http://www.law.com/jsp/nylj/PubArticle

  • New York Law Journal

    Newsbriefs

    July 16, 2008

    Milberg Firm Defends Pay Deal With Weiss Securities class action law firm Milberg yesterday defended at a court hearing a pay deal with co-founder Melvyn I.

  • New York Law Journal

    Newsbriefs

    February 13, 2008

    Court of Appeals to Review Fee Called 'Unconscionable' The Court of Appeals will hear a case in which a law firm is accused of foisting an "unconscionable" contingent fee arrang

  • National Law Journal

    IN BRIEF

    November 07, 2005

    House moves to counter high court's 'Kelo'In reaction to S. Supreme Court's landmark decision on eminent domain in Kelo v. New London,

  • National Law Journal

    In Brief

    May 09, 2003

    Milberg Weiss goes strong When the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act was enacted in 1995, some observers thought the law would put New York's Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes &

  • Kasky v. Nike, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2002-05-02
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Date Filed: 2002-05-02
    Court: Cal.Sup.Ct.
    Judge: KENNARD, J., GEORGE, C.J., WERDEGAR, J., MORENO, J.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: No. S087859

    The full case caption appears at the end of this opinion. Acting on behalf of the public, plaintiff brought this action seeking monetary and injunctive relief under Cali

  • The Recorder

    Lighting Up in Court

    February 18, 1999

    When the nation's tobacco industry and dozens of state attorneys general reached a $206 billion legal settlement last November, the prospect of protracted courtroom battles over health-related ciga