• City of New York v. Chevron Corp.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-07
    Practice Area: Environmental Law | Personal Injury
    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

  • July 19, 2018 | New York Law Journal

    Energy Companies Win Dismissal of New York City Climate Change Suit

    U.S. District Judge John Keenan of the Southern District of New York found the city's arguments were ultimately about emissions, which the U.S. Supreme Court had ruled were governed by federal environmental law.

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  • June 13, 2018 | New York Law Journal

    Energy Companies, City Tangle Over Motion to Dismiss Climate Change Suit

    New York City has alleged a number of energy companies' contributions to climate change represent a public nuisance, while the energy companies argue the suit should be tossed based on recent U.S. Supreme Court precedent.

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  • March 28, 2017 | New York Law Journal

    Moguls' Plan to Build Park on Hudson Pier Dealt Setback in Court

    The quest of fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg and media mogul Barry Diller to build a park on the Hudson River has been dealt a setback in federal

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  • October 25, 2016 | New York Law Journal

    Court Declines to Hear Appeal Challenging Hudson River Park

    The state Court of Appeals indicated Tuesday it would not question a lower court's decision allowing construction of a man-made park on the Hudson River in Manhattan partly funded by med

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  • September 9, 2016 | New York Law Journal

    Pier 55 Construction Can Go On, Court Says

    Construction of a park on a platform over the Hudson River does not violate New York's environmental review or parkland use laws, an appellate court ruled Thursday. The unanimous

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  • Matter of City Club of New York v. Hudson River Park Trust, 101068/15

    Publication Date: 2016-09-09
    Practice Area: Environmental Law | Land Use and Planning
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Before: Friedman, J.P., Richter, Gische, Kahn, JJ.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For appellants-respondents: Richard D. Emery of counsel, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For Hudson River Park Trust, respondent-appellant: David Paget of counsel, Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C., New York. For Pier 55, Inc., respondent-appellant: Marc Wolinsky of counsel, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York. For New Yorkers for Parks and New York League of Conservation Voters, amici curiae: Christopher Rizzo of counsel, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP, New York.

    Case Number: 101068/15

    Cite as: City Club v. Park Trust, 101068/15, NYLJ 1202767020810, at *1 (App. Div., 1st, Decided September 8, 2016)CASE NAMEIn re City Club of New York, Inc., e