• Daily Business Review | News

    American Homes 4 Rent to Develop 279-Home Community in Florida

    April 13, 2021

    The company has acquired 94 acres of land in St. Cloud, Florida for the single-family homes development.

  • Cham et al. v. ECI Management Corporation et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-13
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Maxwell Kent Thelen, James Darren Summerville, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, Jeffrey Parker Shiver, Alan John Hamilton, R. Scott Campbell, Daniel Colin Beer, (Shiver Hamilton, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John E. Hall, Jr., Jeffery Randolph Saxby, Paul Barry Trainor, Pearson Kern Cunningham, (Hall Booth Smith PC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S20G0601

    Trial Court Did Not Err in Charging on Duty a Landowner Owes a Licensee When Evidence Shows Plaintiffs' Decedent Was a Guest of Landowner's Lawful Tenant

  • Muzquiz v. Para Todos

    Publication Date: 2021-04-12
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Contractual Disputes | Real Estate
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Rodriguez
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 08-19-00005-CV

    Appellant leased property to appellee and the lease described the term as "in perpetuity."

  • New York Law Journal | Analysis

    ESG and Legislative Impacts on NYC Buildings

    April 8, 2021

    Over the past several years, real estate investors, owners and developers have looked to incorporate environmental, social & governance (ESG) criteria into their evaluation of real estate buildings and projects. This article examines the ways New York City real estate market participants are impacted by this increased focus on advancing societal goals.

  • Law.com

    'Blood, Sweat and Collections': How Elite Firms' Huge 2020 Put Them Even Further Ahead of the Pack

    April 8, 2021

    Several New York firms engaged in some of their most expansive lateral hiring, while some also used the period to move further away from the strict lockstep partner pay model.

  • The American Lawyer | News

    Elite New York Firms' 2020 Financial Performance Furthers Strategic Advantage

    April 8, 2021

    Several New York firms engaged in some of their most expansive lateral hiring, while some also used the period to move further away from the strict lockstep partner pay model.

  • Cottam v. Global Emerging Capital Grp. Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-08
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Damages | Securities Litigation
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Lorna Schofield
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 16 Civ. 4584

    Despite Showing Subscription Agreement's Breach Plaintiff Awarded Only $1 Nominal Damages

  • 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

  • Daily Business Review | News

    JMG Realty Sells Florida Multifamily for $60M

    April 6, 2021

    The recently renovated, 240-unit property, Highlands Viera West, was purchased by an affiliate of the ConAm Group.