• Ramos v. Wolf

    Publication Date: 2020-09-18
    Practice Area: Immigration Law
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    Judge: Judge Callahan
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 18-16981

    No showing of discriminatory intent in termination of certain countries' Temporary Protected Status designations

  • State of New York v. U.S. Dep't of Homeland Sec.

    Publication Date: 2020-09-17
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Covid-19 | Immigration Law
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellees State of New York, City of New York, State of Connecticut, State of Vermont: Letitia James, Attorney General, Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General, Steven C. Wu, Deputy Solicitor General, Matthew Colangelo, Chief Counsel for Federal Initiatives, Elena Goldstein, Deputy Bureau Chief, Civil Rights, Ming-Qi Chu, Section Chief, Labor Bureau, State of New York, New York, NY, William Tong, Attorney General, State of Connecticut, Hartford, CT, Thomas J. Donovan, Jr., Attorney General, State of Vermont, Montpelier, VT, James E. Johnson, Corporation Counsel, City of New York, New York, NY, on the brief, Judith N. Vale, Senior Assistant Solicitor General, State of New York, New York, NY. For Plaintiffs-Appellees Make the Road New York, African Services Committee, Asian American Federation, Catholic Charities Community Services, (Archdiocese of New York), Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc: Andrew J. Ehrlich, Elana R. Beale, Robert J. O'Loughlin, Daniel S. Sinnreich, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY, Ghita R. Schwarz, Brittany Thomas, Baher A. Azmy, Center for Constitutional Rights, New York, NY, Susan E. Welber, Kathleen Kelleher, Susan Cameron, Hasan Shafiqullah, The Legal Aid Society of New York, New York, NY, on the brief, Jonathan H. Hurwitz, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellants United States Department of Homeland Security, Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Acting Director Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, United States of America: Joseph H. Hunt, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC, Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY, Daniel Tenny, Joshua Dos Santos, Appellate Staff Attorneys, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC on the brief, Gerard Sinzdak, Appellate Staff Attorney, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC. For Amicus Curiae United States House of Representatives, in support of Plaintiffs-Appellees: Douglas N. Letter, General Counsel, Todd B. Tatelman, Principal Deputy General Counsel, Megan Barbero, Josephine Morse, Adam A. Grogg, Office of General Counsel, United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC, Robert M. Loeb, Thomas M. Bondy, Peter E. Davis, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Washington, DC, Rene Kathawala, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, New York, NY, on the brief, William E. Havemann, Office of General Counsel, United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC.

    Case Number: 20-2537

    2019 Injunction Against DHS Rule Stayed; Court's Jurisdiction to Issue Bar in Doubt

  • Texas Lawyer | Commentary;Event

    Explosive Liability: Takeaways from the Beirut Tragedy

    September 16, 2020

    The recent catastrophic explosion in Beirut, Lebanon is a tragic but important reminder that companies must comply with safe storage and handling practices…

  • Daily Business Review | News

    Law Grad Says He's Being Retaliated Against For Bar Exam Criticism

    September 15, 2020

    Brian Heckmann, a 2020 graduate of Florida International University College of Law, said he believes the Florida Board of Bar Examiners is punishing him for speaking out against its handling of the bar exam by subjecting him to a heightened character and fitness review.

  • Daily Business Review | Profile

    With $45 in the Bank, Pamela Ferretjans Defied the Odds to Start a Law Firm

    September 14, 2020

    Miami attorney Pamela Ferretjans says she's living proof that it's OK to start a law firm with "uncertainty and a dream."

  • Law.com

    Trump Watch: Trump Parades His Own Nominees in Pre-Election SCOTUS List

    September 11, 2020

    The list includes a number of judges that Trump himself has appointed to federal courts, like Judge James Ho of the Fifth Circuit.

  • New York v. Nat'l Highway Traffic Safety Admin.

    Publication Date: 2020-09-08
    Practice Area: Administrative Law
    Industry: Automotive | Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge William Nardini
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner State of New York: Attorney General Letitia James, Solicitor General Barbara D. Underwood, Yueh-Ru Chu, on the brief, Steven C. Wu, New York, NY. For Petitioner State of California: Attorney General Xavier Becerra, David Zaft, David A. Zonana, Laura J. Zuckerman, Los Angeles, CA. For Petitioner State of Connecticut: Attorney General William Tong, Matthew I. Levine, Hartford, CT. For Petitioner District of Columbia: Attorney General Karl A. Racine, Jacqueline R. Bechara, Washington, DC. For Petitioner State of Delaware: Attorney General Kathleen Jennings, Kayli H. Spialter, Wilmington, DE. For Petitioner State of Illinois: Attorney General Kwame Raoul, Bridget DiBattista, Matthew J. Dunn, Jason E. James, Daniel I. Rottenberg, Chicago, IL. For Petitioner State of Maine: Attorney General Aaron M. Frey, Laura Jensen, Augusta, ME. For Petitioner State of Maryland: Attorney General Brian E. Frosh, Joshua M. Segal, Roberta R. James, Baltimore, MD. For Petitioner Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Attorney General Maura Healey, Christophe Courchesne, Carol Iancu, Matthew Ireland, David S. Frankel, Megan M. Herzog, Boston, MA. For Petitioner State of New Jersey: Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, Jeremy M. Feigenbaum, Trenton, NJ. For Petitioner State of Oregon: Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum, Paul Garrahan, Salem, OR. For Petitioner State of Vermont: Attorney General Thomas J. Donovan, Jr., Laura B. Murphy, Montpelier, VT. For Petitioner State of Rhode Island: Attorney General Peter F. Neronha, Tricia K. Jedele, Providence, RI. For Petitioner State of Washington: Attorney General Robert W. Ferguson, Emily C. Nelson, Olympia, WA. For Petitioner Natural Resources Defense Council: Alexander L. Tom, Gabriel Daly, on the brief, Ian Fein, Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, CA. For Petitioner Sierra Club: Vera Pardee, Law Offices of Vera Pardee, Berkeley, CA.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Steven G. Bradbury, Paul M. Geier, Jonathan C. Morrison, Kerry E. Kolodziej, Joseph H. Hunt, H. Thomas Byron III, on the brief, Dennis Fan, Washington, DC. For Intervenor Alliance for Automotive Innovation: Ashley C. Parrish, Jacqueline Glassman, King & Spalding LLP, Washington, DC, Andrew J. Chinsky, King & Spalding LLP, Chicago IL, Erika Z. Jones, Daniel E. Jones, Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, DC. For the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law as Amicus Curiae in support of Petitioners: Richard L. Revesz, Bethany A. Davis Noll, Max Sarinsky, Jason A. Schwartz, New York University School of Law, New York, NY. For Tesla, Inc. as Amicus Curiae in support of Petitioners: Joseph Mendelson III, Arlington, VA.

    Case Number: 19-2395-ag

    NHTSA 2019 Rule Vacated; CAFE Penalty Is Civil Monetary Penalty Under Improvements Act

  • Law.com

    Trump Watch: Trump Leans On His DOJ v. Dems Playbook

    September 4, 2020

    The latest memo directs the Justice Department to identify "anarchistic jurisdictions."

  • Nachmenson v. N.Y.S. Dep't of Taxation & Fin.

    Publication Date: 2020-09-03
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. - EDNY
    Judge: District Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 20-CV-2176

    'Class of One' Equal Protection Claim Fails in Suit Over Tax Agency's Withhold of Refund

  • Law.com | Analysis

    Inside Track: How the Pandemic Summer Has Impacted the In-House Legal Job Market

    September 2, 2020

    In August, top lawyer appointments seemed to be a rate in line with the end of last summer, which may mean high hopes for other open legal department positions left vacant by the COVID-19 recession. Also, more diverse candidates are taking the general counsel seat, but obstacles still lie ahead.