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|Update: Voices from the Grave - 11th U.S. Circuit Court Hears Case of American Church Women Slain by Salvadoran Military|
Five Salvadoran National Guard members abducted, tortured, raped and murdered four American church women in El Salvador on 2 December 1980. Twenty-one years later, relatives of Maryknoll Sisters Ita Ford and Maura Clarke, Ursuline Sister Dorothy Kazel, and lay missionary Jean Donovan, are seeking to hold two former commanding generals of the killers accountable. Read >>
|Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP's Gary Feinerman cited as one of Crain's "40 under 40" rising stars|
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP partner Gary S. Feinerman, 36, is recognized in a Crain's Chicago Business profile as one of the "40 under 40" rising stars in business, government, law, and the arts. Read >>
|U.S. Supreme Court accepts disability law case to be argued by Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP's Stephen Shapiro|
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether an employer may refuse to hire someone for a job that would pose a significant risk to the applicant's health or life. Read >>
(Abstracted from The Chicago Tribune)
|Martin Redish joins Mayer, Brown & Platt as special counsel|
Northwestern University scholar Martin H. Redish has joined Mayer, Brown & Platt as special counsel. Professor Redish, who was recently included on a list of the 75 most cited legal scholars of all time, is a nationally renowned authority on the subjects of federal jurisdiction, civil procedure, freedom of expression and constitutional law. Read >>
|Supreme Court limits plaintiff suits on defrauding FDA - case argued by Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP's Kenneth Geller|
In Buckman Company v. Plaintiffs' Legal Committee, the Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision written by Chief Justice William Rehnquist, ruled that federal law preempts state-law tort claims alleging fraud on the Food and Drug Administration. Read >>
(Abstracted from The Wall Street Journal)
|May it Please the Court|
October 2000 - An article written by Christine Hogan, in the ABA's journal Litigation, that discusses the assistance she received from Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP's Steve Shapiro and Ken Geller in preparing for her first argument before the Supreme Court. Read >>
This article originally appeared in the October 2000 issue of FOR THE DEFENSE, and was reproduced in the ABA journal LITIGATION, Vol. 27 No.
4 (Summer 2001). It is reproduced by permission of both the ABA and the Defense Research Institute.
Eileen Penner, a partner in the Washington, D.C. office, represented General Motors in filing a friend of the court brief supporting affirmative action at the University of Michigan. In its August 27th issue, The Chicago Tribune quoted Penner noting that the issue of diversity has become such a part of corporate culture that companies are coming out to defend it on other levels, such as in education.
|A Legal Academic|
18 March 1996 - High Court Litigator Takes special Pride Seeing Name on Book Read >>
(Copyright 1996 Daily Journal Corp. Reprinted With Permission. Originally published by the Los Angeles Daily Journal on March 18, 1996.)
|Foe of Punitives Tries to Nudge The Court: Andrew Frey Carefully Builds a Body of Law as he Aims For The Prize - A Win From The Justices|
16 October 1995, Washington - For the federal government's top Supreme Court litigators, the primary concern is long-term, not to win but to develop the law. But trade the traditional morning coat for a business suit and clients with millions of dollars at stake; then, winning in the nation's highest court becomes paramount. But Andrew L. Frey, who spent almost as many years in the Office of Solicitor General, representing the United States, as he has in private practice, aims to do both-win and develop the law, particularly the law on punitive damages.
(Reprinted with permission from The National Law Journal, October 16, 1995. Copyright 1995 by the New York Law Publishing Company.)
|He Makes Mark as Legal Sleuth|
12 June 1995 - Perry Mason Look-alike Enjoys Finding Solutions Read >>
Copyright 1995 Daily Journal Corp. Reprinted With Permission. Originally published by the Los Angeles Daily Journal on June 12, 1995.