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HTML DocumentPunitive Damages Expert Evan Tager Quoted Discussing Upcoming Supreme Court Case
5 November 2007 - Mayer Brown partner Evan Tager, a nationally recognized expert on punitive damages, is quoted in the National Law Journal and on Bloomberg.com discussing Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker, No. 07-219, a case in which the Supreme Court will address the question of punitive damages under federal maritime law. Tager filed a friend-of-the-court brief (available here) on behalf of various industry groups encouraging the Court to review the $2.5 billion punitive award imposed against Exxon. Read >>
PDF DocumentClient Alert: Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Stoneridge Case to Address "Scheme" Liability Under Section 10(b)
In one of the most highly anticipated business cases in years, the Supreme Court heard oral argument on October 9, 2007, in Stoneridge Investment Partners v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. Mayer Brown partner Stephen Shapiro argued the case for respondents Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. and Motorola, Inc. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer Brown partner Stephen Shapiro argued his 27th case before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. and Motorola, Inc.
Mayer Brown partner Stephen Shapiro argued before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. and Motorola, Inc., billed by many court-watchers as the business case of the decade. Read >>
HTML DocumentDan Himmelfarb Joins Mayer Brown's Appellate Group in Washington, DC
10 October 2007 - Mayer Brown, a leading international law firm, today announced that Dan Himmelfarb will soon join its leading Supreme Court and Appellate Practice as a partner. Read >>
"Mayer Brown day" at the Seventh Circuit
26 September 2007. The strength and breadth of Mayer Brown's Appellate Practice was on full display today. Firm lawyers from the Chicago and Houston offices argued four of the six cases heard by the Seventh Circuit today. Jeff Sarles argued two separate cases, representing AT&T and Chevy Chase Bank; associates Jeff Oldham and Tom McGrath each argued on behalf of a pro bono client. Four of the six arguments in one day may be precedent-setting for any firm in any court of appeals, leading one of the judges to comment, "This must be Mayer Brown day." 
External DocumentDavid Gossett quoted in Washington Lawyer about Second Amendment case
2 August 2007 -- Mayer Brown attorneys Andy Frey, David Gossett, and Sam Bray represent the Violence Policy Center, a gun-control advocacy organization, as an amicus curiae assisting the District of Columbia in Parker v. District of Columbia, the ongoing litigation challenging the District's gun-control legislation. David is quoted repeatedly in a lengthy article on the case in this month's issue of the Washington LawyerRead >>
HTML DocumentNational Law Journal Quotes Andy Pincus in Article On Law School Supreme Court Clinics
1 August 2007 - Andy Pincus, the Mayer Brown partner who, together with Charles Rothfeld, co-directs the Yale Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic, is quoted in a National Law Journal article¬†that discusses the Yale clinic and similar clinics at other law schools. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw's Supreme Court & Appellate Practice Named Top Appellate Practice in U.S. by Chambers and Legal 500
3 July 2007 -- Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw's Supreme Court & Appellate Practice Group has just been listed as the top firm for Supreme Court and appellate work by both Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2007 and Legal 500 US.  Mayer Brown's appellate group stands alone in the top tier in both publications. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer, Brown, Rowe and Maw Scores Major Supreme Court Victory in Landmark Antitrust Case
19 June 2007 - Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP's appellate practice scored a major win for the financial services industry yesterday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that several major Wall Street firms are immune from a class-action lawsuit brought under federal antitrust laws, over alleged conduct surrounding initial public offerings during the 1990s. The Court ruled 7-1 that federal securities regulations trump antitrust laws in weighing the activities of the Wall Street firms. (Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, et. al. v. Glen Billing, et. Al. , No. 05-1157) Read >>
External DocumentDavid Gossett quoted in Legal Times about new Supreme Court Rules
11 June 2007 -- The Supreme Court recently proposed new rules governing litigation before the Court. David M. Gossett, a partner in Mayer Brown's Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group, is the primary author of a letter commenting on those proposed amendments, which was submitted on behalf of 41 appellate advocates. The letter is quoted in an article in today's Legal Times. Read >>
HTML DocumentAndy Pincus Quoted In Washington Post Commenting On Supreme Court Decision In Sole v. Wyner
5 June 2007 - Andrew J. Pincus, a partner in Mayer Brown's Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group and co-author of an amicus brief in the case, is quoted in today's Washington Post commenting on the Supreme Court's decision in Sole v. Wyner, in which the Court held that a plaintiff who wins a preliminary injunction but then loses in a decision on the merits that rejects the grounds for granting the preliminary injunction cannot be awarded attorney's fees under Section 1988. Read >>
HTML DocumentNational Law Journal Quotes Jeff Sarles' Reaction to Solicitor General's Brief in Leclerc v. Webb
5 June 2007 - Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP appellate attorney Jeffrey Sarles, who represents the petitioners in Leclerc v. Webb, No. 06-11 (U.S)., is quoted in the National Law Journal reacting to the amicus brief filed by the Solicitor General of the United States in that case. Read >>
External DocumentUSA Today Quotes Andy Pincus on Supreme Court Arguments
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Andrew J. Pincus, who has argued 16 cases in the Supreme Court, is quoted in a USA Today article discussing Chief Justice Roberts, Justice Scalia, and how they conduct oral argument. Read >>
External DocumentLegal Times Quotes Mayer Brown Attorney on Potential Impact of Supreme Court Case
Today's Legal Times quotes Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP appellate litigator Andrew J. Pincus on the potential impact of Sole v. Wyner, a case in which the Supreme Court will decide the circumstances under which a plaintiff can recover attorney's fees. Read >>
HTML DocumentStephen Shapiro Argues 25th Case in Supreme Court
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Stephen Shapiro today argued his 25th case in the Supreme Court, Credit Suisse First Boston Ltd. v. Billing, No. 05-1157, in which the Supreme Court will decide whether the SEC's pervasive regulation of securities markets preempts private antitrust claims arising from investment banks' underwriting of initial public offerings (IPOs). Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw Attorneys Help Secure Victory for Morgan, Stanley
23 March 2007 - A group of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP lawyers played a significant role in Wednesday's Florida District Court of Appeal ruling, reversing a previous jury award of $1.58 billion, including $850 million in punitive damages, to billionaire Ronald Perelman's company, Coleman (Parent) Holdings ("CPH"). CPH had sued Morgan Stanley over the 1998 sale of Coleman Co., in which it was the majority shareholder, to Sunbeam Corp. Read >>
HTML DocumentAndy Pincus Argues Important Constitutional Case in Supreme Court
28 February 2007 - In his second argument this term and sixteenth argument overall, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Andy Pincus today argued Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation, No. 06-157, in which the Supreme Court will address the scope of taxpayers' standing to file suits challenging government expenditures under the Establishment Clause. Read >>
External DocumentDonald Falk Comments on Proposed Merger of Sirius and XM Satellite Radio
21 February 2007 -- Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Donald Falk is quoted in today's San Francisco Chronicle commenting on the proposed merger of Sirius and XM Satellite Radio. Addressing the market definition issues in the case, Falk, an acknowledged antitrust expert, notes that satellite radio appears to compete with many sources of mobile audio content available to consumers. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw Appellate Group Scores Two Major Supreme Court Wins for U.S. Business in Single Day
20 February 2007 - Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorneys represented the prevailing sides in two major U.S. Supreme Court decisions issued today. The decisions, both of which are favorable to the American business community, involved punitive damages and antitrust issues. Read >>
HTML DocumentStephen Shapiro comments on major antitrust case that he will argue in the Supreme Court
5 February 2007 - Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Stephen Shapiro, who will argue Credit Suisse First Boston Ltd. v. Billing, No. 05-1157, in the Supreme Court on March 27, 2007, is quoted in a National Law Journal article discussing the case, in which the Supreme Court will decide whether the SEC's pervasive regulation of securities markets preempts private antitrust claims arising from investment banks' underwriting of initial public offerings (IPOs). Read >>
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