• In re: HDR Holdings, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-11-25
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Pauline K. Morgan, Sean T. Greecher, Joseph M. Mulvihill, Jared W. Kochenash, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE for HDR Holdings, Inc. and Schramm, Inc. Donald J. Detweiler, John H. Schanne, II, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Wilmington, DE for Official Comm. of Unsecured Creditors of HDR Hold-ings, Inc. Michael D. DeBaecke, Ashby & Geddess P.A., Wilmington, DE for DNOW L.P.
    for defendant: Jamie L. Edmonson, Robinson & Cole LLP, Wilmington, DE; Carey D. Schreiber, Winston & Strawn LLP, New York, NY for GenNx360 Capital Partners, L.P. and Schramm II Inc.

    Case Number: D69201

    Appellants' failure to seek a stay of the bankruptcy court's sale order deprived the district court of juris-diction to consider their appeals.

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    Skilled in the Art: Chhabria to 'Serial' Patent Filer: Pay Your Pro Hac Vice Fees + Who Got the Work Opposing Odd Ownership Saga

    November 20, 2020

    Judge Chhabria says "regular" filers of patent lawsuits in the Northern District of California shouldn't be eligible for pro hac vice status.

  • In re WeWork Litig.

    Publication Date: 2020-11-18
    Practice Area: Deals and Transactions
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Investments and Investment Advisory | Real Estate
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Chancellor Bouchard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William M. Lafferty, Kevin M. Coen, Sabrina M. Hendershot, Sara Toscano, Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Eric Seiler, Philippe Adler, Mala Ahuja Harker, Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP, New York, NY; William Christopher Carmody, Shawn J. Rabin, Arun Subramanian, Susman Godfrey L.L.P., New York, NY for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: William B. Chandler, III, Brad D. Sorrels, Lori W. Will, Lindsay Kwoka Faccenda, Leah E. Brenner, Jeremy W. Gagas, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., Wilmington, DE; David J. Berger, Steven M. Gugen-heim, Dylan G. Savage, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., Palo Alto, CA; Michael S. Sommer, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., New York, NY for the special committee of the board of directors of The We Co. Robert S. Saunders, Sarah R. Martin, Arthur R. Bookout, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Wilmington, DE; George A. Zimmerman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, NY for The We Co. Elena C. Norman, Rolin P. Bissell, Nicholas J. Rohrer, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Erik J. Olson, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Palo Alto, CA; James Bennett, Jordan Eth, Morri-son & Foerster LLP, San Francisco, CA for defendant SoftBank Group Corp. Michael A. Barlow, E. Wade Houston, Abrams & Bayliss LLP, Wilmington, DE; John B. Quinn, Molly Stephens, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, Los Angeles, CA for defendant SoftBank Vision Fund.

    Case Number: D69193

    Plaintiff stated a claim against defendants for breach of contract, but his breach of fiduciary duty claim was duplicative of the contract claim.

  • State of Delaware v. Univar, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-11-11
    Practice Area: Government
    Industry: Chemicals and Materials | State and Local Government
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Slights
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Melanie K. Sharp, Martin S. Lessner, Mary F. Dugan, Michael A. Laukaitis, II, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Steven S. Rosenthal, Tiffany R. Moseley, John David Taliaferro, Loeb & Loeb LLP, Washington, DC for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Michael P. Kelly, David A. White, Matthew J. Rifino, McCarter & English LLP, Wilmington, DE; Jameel S. Turner, James G. Ryan, Bailey Cavalieri LLC, Columbus, OH for defendant.

    Case Number: D69188

    An administrative subpoena was not overly broad and was allowed under the state's revised escheat law.

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    Who Got the Work: WeWork's Breach-of-Contract Claims and an Insurance Sale

    November 4, 2020

    Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell; Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman; Susman Godfrey; and Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor are all involved in a suit filed by WeWork's founder over a deal that fell through; Hodgson Russ represented People's United Bank as it sold People's United Insurance Agency; and other work from midsize firms.

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    Biden Taps Big Law for Fundraising Haul

    November 2, 2020

    The list of over 800 names who each helped the Democratic nominee raise over $100,000 includes a number of Big Law leaders, as well as prominent names from the plaintiffs bar and corporate legal departments.

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    Who Got the Work: Pilfered Paintings and a City Against an E-Cig Company

    October 22, 2020

    Herrick Feinstein is representing a client attempting to recover four Piet Mondrian paintings from an art museum collective, Dilworth Paxson is serving as outside counsel to the city of Philadelphia in its suit against JUUL Labs, and other work from midsize firms.

  • Delaware Business Court Insider | News

    TransPerfect Sides With 2 Other Firms in Push to Unseal Delaware Court Documents

    October 15, 2020

    The move was made during discovery in TransPerfect's case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging the other two companies made a sham bid for TransPerfect in an attempt to obtain trade secrets, but TransPerfect's counsel and CEO said they will support their opponents' push for the Delaware records to no longer be confidential.

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    State Agrees to $80M Funding Boost for Disadvantaged Students in Settlement

    October 13, 2020

    Arnold & Porter assisted the ACLU of Delaware and the Community Legal Aid Society pro bono in the case, which was in mediation for three days before ice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III.

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    Who Got the Work: A Tanning Salon in Trouble and a Fast Food Insurance Fight

    September 10, 2020

    Plunkett Cooney is defending a tanning salon after an incident involving hidden cameras on the premises, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg is representing McDonalds and franchise owners Lexi Management LLC and DAK4 LLC in an insurance dispute, and other work from midsize firms.