• Bellafaire v. Town of Wheatfield

    Publication Date: 2019-08-19
    Practice Area: Toxic Torts
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
    Judge: District Judge Christina Reiss
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 1:18-cv-00560

    Class Action Plaintiffs Alleging Exposure Fail to Properly Allege CERCLA Claims

  • Andres v. Town of Wheatfield

    Publication Date: 2019-07-08
    Practice Area: Class Actions | Toxic Torts
    Industry: Real Estate | State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
    Judge: District Judge Christina Reiss
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 1:17-cv-00377

    Landowners and Renters Who Sued for Exposure to Toxic Substances Fail to Allege Causation

  • Daily Business Review | News

    At the Finish? Floridians Deciding Greyhound Racing's Future

    October 29, 2018

    On Nov. 6, Florida voters will decide on a measure banning greyhound racing by 2021 that may kill it nationally.

  • Corporate Counsel | Expert Opinion

    Eco-Claims and Green Branding: The Importance of Being Earnest

    February 22, 2018

    As consumers are becoming more sensitive to the environment, companies are trending toward branding their goods and services with eco-friendly claims such as “carbon-neutral,” “natural” and the like.

  • Lazar v. Kroncke

    Publication Date: 2017-07-14
    Practice Area: Trusts and Estates | Constitutional Law | Family Law
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory | Financial Services and Banking | State and Local Government
    Date Filed: 2017-07-14
    Court: 9th Cir.
    Judge: Douglas L. Rayes, District Judge, Presiding Before: Eugene E. Siler, Jr.,*A. Wallace Tashima, and Andrew D. Hurwitz, Circuit Judges.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Josh A. Lazar (argued), The Geraci Law Firm, Irvine, California, for Plaintiff-Counter-Defendant-Cross-Defendant-Appellant.
    for defendant: Timothy James Ryan (argued), Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP, Phoenix, Arizona; Jared M. Toffer, Finlayson Toffer Roosevelt & Lilly LLP, Irvine, California; Charles W. Wirken, Gust Rosenfeld PLC, Phoenix, Arizona; for Defendant-Counter-Defendant-Appellee.

    Case Number: No. 15-15078

    Application of Arizona's revocation-on-divorce statute did not violate Contracts Clause (Siler, J.)

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    Products Liability, Mass Torts & Class Action

    January 31, 2017

    In The Legal's Products Liability supplement, read about "common experience" limitation under Tincher, the gist of the action doctrine and arbitration agreements in co

  • Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited v. Environmental Protection Agency

    Publication Date: 2017-01-20
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Environmental Law
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
    Judge: Before: Sack, Chin, and Carney, C.JJ.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellees the States of New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Washington, and the Province of Manitoba: Steven C. Wu, Deputy Solicitor General; Judith N. Vale, Assistant Solicitor General; Lemuel Srolovic, Bureau Chief; Philip Bein, Watershed Inspector General; Meredith Lee-Clark, Assistant Attorney General, Environmental Protection Bureau, on the brief, Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General, for Eric T. Schneiderman, Attorney General of the State of New York, New York, NY. For Plaintiffs-Appellees Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Inc., Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc., Catskill- Delaware Natural Water Alliance, Inc., Federated Sportsmen's Clubs of Ulster County, Inc., Riverkeeper, Inc., Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc., Trout Unlimited, Inc., National Wildlife Federation, Environment America, Environment New Hampshire, Environment Rhode Island, and Environment Florida: on the brief Daniel E. Estrin, Karl S. Coplan, Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, Inc., White Plains, NY. For Intervenor Plaintiffs-Appellees Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Friends of the Everglades, Florida Wildlife Federation, and Sierra Club: on the brief, Yinet Pino, Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Miami, Florida; David G. Guest, Earthjustice, Tallahassee, Florida.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellants United States Environmental Protection Agency and Gina McCarthy: Benjamin H. Torrance, on the briefs, Robert William Yalen, for Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. For Intervenor Defendants-Appellants-Cross Appellees Central Arizona Water Conservation District, Central Utah Water Conservancy District, City and County of Denver, by and through its Board of Water Commissioners, City and County of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, City of Boulder [Colorado], City of Aurora [Colorado], El Dorado Irrigation District, Idaho Water Users Association, Imperial Irrigation District, Kane County [Utah] Water Conservancy District, Las Vegas Valley Water District, Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, National Water Resources Association, Salt Lake & Sandy [Utah] Metropolitan Water District, Salt River Project, San Diego County Water Authority, Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, The City of Colorado Springs, Acting by and through its Enterprise Colorado Springs Utilities, Washington County [Utah] Water District, Western Urban Water Coalition, and [California] State Water Contractors.1: Don Baur & Paul Smyth, Perkins Coie LLP, Washington, District of Columbia, on the brief, Peter D. Nichols, Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP, Boulder, Colorado. For Intervenor Defendant-Appellant-Cross Appellee City of New York: Larry Sonnenshein & Hilary Meltzer, on the briefs, Julie Steiner, for Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York, NY. For Intervenor Defendant- Appellant-Cross-Appellant South Florida Water Management District: James Edward Nutt, South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, Florida. For Intervenor-Defendants-Appellants-Cross Appellees States of Colorado, New Mexico, Alaska, Arizona Department of Water Resources, Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming: on the briefs Annette M. Quill, Senior Assistant Attorney General, State of Colorado, Denver, Colorado. For Amici Curiae-American Farm Bureau Federation and Florida Farm Bureau Federation: on the brief Ellen B. Steen, Danielle Hallcom Quist, American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, District of Columbia; Staci Braswell, Florida Farm Bureau Federation, Gainesville, Florida; Timothy S. Bishop, Michael B. Kimberly, Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, District of Columbia. For Amici Curiae-Leon G. Billings, Tom Jorling, Jeffrey G. Miller, Robert W. Adler, William Andreen, Harrison C. Dunning, Mark Squillace, and Sandra B. Zellmer: on the brief, Laura Murphy & Patrick Parenteau, Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont. For Amicus Curiae- State of California by and through the California Department of Water Resources: on the brief, Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General; Robert W. Byrne, Senior Assistant Attorney General; Gavin G. McCabe, Supervising Deputy Attorney General; William Jenkins, Deputy Attorney General; State of California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, San Francisco, California. For Amici Curiae-National Hydropower Association, Northwest Hydroelectric Association, American Public Power Association, Sabine River Authority of Texas, Sabine River Authority State of Louisiana, and Oglethorpe Power Corporation: on the brief, Michael A. Swiger, Charles R. Sensiba, Sharon L. White, Van Ness Feldman, LLP, Washington, District of Columbia.

    Case Number: 14-1823

    Cite as: Catskill Mountains v. EPA, 14-1823, NYLJ 1202777100816, at *1 (2d Cir., Decided January 18, 2017)CASE NAMECatskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited,

  • New Jersey Law Journal

    Unpublished Opinions

    July 16, 2010

    July 8 to 14, 2010 STATE COURT CASES ADMINISTRATIVE LAW — HEALTH BENEFITS 01-2-8593 In the Matter of H.S. , App. Div. (per curiam) (8 pp.) H.S. appeals from

  • The Associated Press

    Consumer rebound gives economy solid boost in Q1

    April 30, 2010

    The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.2 percent pace during the first quarter of this year as consumers boosted their spending by the most in three years. The Commerce Department's initia