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Wachtell Lipton Rosen Katz

According to the National Law Journal's 2018 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz has 243 attorneys and is ranked 172nd in the United States.  W...
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  • Hamilton v. Westchester County

    Publication Date: 2021-07-07
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Samuel Weiss and Kelly Jo Popkin, Rights Behind Bars, Washington, D.C., and Brooklyn, New York, on the brief, Tamara Livshiz, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees Westchester County, Joseph K. Spano, Francis Delgrosso, Karl Vollmer, and Leandro Diaz: Justin R. Adin, Deputy County Attorney, for John M. Nonna, Westchester County Attorney, White Plains, New York. For Defendants-Appellees Correct Care Solutions, LLC, Raul Ulloa, and Westchester County: Paul A. Sanders, Barclay Damon LLP, Rochester, New York.

    Case Number: 20-1058-pr

    Transitory Injury Lasting Less Than Six Months Can Qualify as 'Disability' Under ADA

  • 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

  • January 15, 2021 | New York Law Journal

    Elite Firm Partners Lead Fundraising for Ex-Citigroup Executive McGuire for NYC Mayor

    Partners and leaders at Paul Weiss, Cravath, Skadden and Wachtell Lipton have led fundraising efforts on behalf of McGuire, according to the campaign.

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  • June 9, 2020 | Daily Business Review

    R.J. Reynolds Wants Out of Historic Tobacco Settlement With Florida Government. Who Will Foot $100M Bill?

    It's a case that demonstrates how the wording of an old contract — even if it is one of the largest court-approved settlements in U.S. history — can come back to haunt its parties later on. And whatever the outcome, someone's going to be unhappy.

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  • April 28, 2020 |

    Compliance Hot Spots: Pandemic Fuels Lobbying Uptick | CFIUS Legislation | Who Got the Work | DOJ Warns of Covid-19 Fraud | All the Notable Moves

    Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots. On tap: Familiar law firms dominate as the pandemic fuels a federal lobbying uptick, and proposed legislation would give USDA a seat at the CFIUS table. Scroll down for Who Got the Work, and more. Thanks for reading!

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  • April 27, 2020 | The Recorder

    Lawyer Appeals Order Dismissing His Suit Against New Board Diversity Law

    Lawyers at Wachtell, tracking the litigation, said the California trial judge's ruling "suggests that courts will not be eager to interfere with legislative efforts to promote diversity among directors of public companies."

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  • December 9, 2019 | The Legal Intelligencer

    Delaware's Court Party-Balance Requirement Will Be Weighed by SCOTUS

    The Third Circuit ruled earlier this year that judges do not meet the narrow exception to the First Amendment's prohibition against considering party allegiance in government hiring.

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  • December 6, 2019 | Delaware Law Weekly

    SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Case Testing Del. Party-Balance Requirement for Key Court Nominations

    Proponents of the party-balance system argued that the justices should bring the Third Circuit into line with the Sixth and Seventh circuits, which have both held that judges are policymakers.

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  • April 18, 2018 | National Law Journal

    How Lawyers Used CFIUS Review to Defeat Broadcom's Takeover of Qualcomm

    The White House blocked Broadcom's $117 billion bid to take over Qualcomm by issuing an executive order in March, citing national security concerns. Could it be the "poison pill" of the future?

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  • October 18, 2017 | New York Law Journal

    New Concerns Put Spotlight on Vance's Donations From the Bar

    Despite running entirely unopposed, Vance has raised $344,732 in contributions this year. The donations range from multiple individual $10,000 donations, to a $10 donation from Upper East Side resident Matthew McEnerney. The list is also chock-full of attorneys.

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  • September 18, 2017 | New York Law Journal

    AG Schneiderman Names Alvin Bragg, Margaret Garnett to New Posts

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today announced the appointment of Chief Deputy Attorney General Alvin Bragg and Executive Deputy Attorney General for Criminal Justice Margaret Garnett.

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