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Seward & Kissel

According to the National Law Journal's 2017 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, Seward & Kissel has 160 attorneys and is ranked 245th in the United States.  ...
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  • Appellate Division, Second Department: April 28, 2021

    Publication Date: 2021-04-30
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, Second Department, Handdown List
    Judge: Unsigned
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
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    Case Number: DOCKET

    Appellate Division, Second Department: April 28, 2021

  • The Mid Market Report | News

    Who Got the Work: An NFT Art Auction and a Brain Injury Verdict

    April 21, 2021

    Auction house Sotheby's made its first-ever sale of non-fungible tokens with the help of attorneys in Seward & Kissel, Morrison Cohen worked with Morelli Law to represent a man who sustained a traumatic brain injury from a work accident, and other work from midsize moves.

  • New York Law Journal | News

    Jockeying Begins, Including Request for 4-Hour Opening Statement, as Donziger's Criminal Trial Nears

    April 12, 2021

    "This case illustrates the wisdom of the founding fathers in having 'checks and balances' in our government," said Richard Friedman, one of Steven Donziger's numerous lawyers. "I join Amnesty International and other human-rights [organizations] in requesting that the U.S. Department of Justice intervene in this very irregular prosecution."

  • Law.com | News

    Law Student Climate Change Activists Target Gibson Dunn

    April 7, 2021

    Law Students for Climate Accountability has launched a campaign dubbed #DoneWithDunn that asks the law firm to adopt standards for the fossil fuel clients and cases it will take on.

  • The American Lawyer | News

    Deal Watch: Global M&A Hits $1.3 Trillion in Q1, Making the Biggest Opening Quarter Ever

    April 5, 2021

    In case there was any doubt as to how the strong Q4 of 2020 would translate into a transitioning business climate in 2021, the answer is now pretty clear.

  • Stern v. Highland Lake Homeowners

    Publication Date: 2021-04-01
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Civil Rights | Contracts
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Nelson Román
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
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    Case Number: 18-CV-4622

    Fraudulent Affirmation Rendered Record a Misrepresentation, Leads to Stipulation's Vacatur

  • Appellate Division, First Department: March 30, 2021

    Publication Date: 2021-04-01
    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 30, 2021

  • 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

  • Earl Pottorff v. Centra Financial Group, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-20
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, Fourth Department
    Judge: Unsigned Carni, J.P., Lindley, Winslow, Bannister, and DeJoseph, JJ.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 0921

    Earl Pottorff v. Centra Financial Group, Inc.

  • The Mid Market Report | News

    Who Got the Work: Crash Site Photos and Poultry Processors

    March 17, 2021

    Munger Tolles is representing the widow of Kobe Bryant in her suit over photos of the helicopter crash that killed her husband and daughter; Whiteford Taylor, Conner & Winters and Stinson are defending various poultry processing companies in an antitrust class action; and other work from midsize firms.