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HTML DocumentSupreme Court Takes Fines Away From Judges In Southern Union Case
Article features extensive commentary from Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dan Himmelfarb (Washington, DC) regarding the Supreme Court's decision in Southern Union v. US. Read >>
HTML DocumentArbitration After AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion: Judicial, Regulatory and Strategic Legal Responses To High Court’s 2011 Ruling
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Andy Pincus and Evan Tager (Washington, DC) featured in a discussion on the impact of AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion. Read >>
HTML Document2012 Appellate Hot List: Mayer Brown brought the revolution
All U.S. Supreme Court victories are big events, but one that ­revolutionizes consumer class action law? Call it the capstone to an already big year for Chicago-based Mayer Brown. Read >>
HTML DocumentUS Supreme Court Issues Opinion in Christopher v. Smithkline Beecham Corp.
The outside-sales exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) provides that an individual who is employed “in the capacity of outside salesman” is not entitled to overtime pay. See 29 U.S.C. § 207(a)(1); 29 U.S.C. § 213(a)(1). Read >>
HTML DocumentHigh Court's Amgen Ruling Could Stymie Securities Classes
Chicago Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Joshua Yount quoted on the Supreme Court’s decision to hear Amgen Inc.’s appeal of a recent Ninth Circuit ruling. Read >>
HTML DocumentUS Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds
To obtain class certification in an action alleging a misrepresentation in violation of Section 10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act, 15 U.S.C. § 78j(b), a plaintiff must show that reliance on the alleged misrepresentation is common to the class. Read >>
External DocumentVoting-Rights Surprise at High Court May Foreshadow Health Care
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andy Pincus (Washington, DC) quoted on speculation over how the Supreme Court will rule in its review of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Read >>
HTML DocumentChambers USA 2012 ranks 124 Mayer Brown lawyers and ranks practices in 54 nationwide and state categories
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced today that the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranked 124 of its lawyers, with 149 total rankings, in 51 nationwide and/or state practice categories. Of these, 38 rankings are top-band or higher rankings in 25 nationwide and/or state categories. Read >>
HTML DocumentCalifornia Appellate Court Issues Major Decision on Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements in Employment Context
The California Court of Appeals has issued a decision in a putative class action that roundly rejects virtually every argument used by the California plaintiffs bar to circumvent the US Supreme Court’s decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion. Read >>
HTML DocumentLegal 500 US ranks Mayer Brown in 32 categories, lists six practices in top tier and cites 16 “Leading Lawyers”
Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced today that the 2012 edition of Legal 500 United States ranked the firm’s practices in 32 categories, including top-tier rankings in six categories Read >>
HTML DocumentA return ticket to SCOTUS? The 2nd Circuit declines to rehear AmEx decision
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andy Pincus (Washington, DC) quoted on the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals' refusal to rehear en banc a panel decision over the enforceability of American Express's arbitration clause. Read >>
HTML DocumentEnforceability of Arbitration Agreement in Antitrust Context Sharply Divides Second Circuit
Last Term, the US Supreme Court held in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011), that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) prohibits states from conditioning enforceability of arbitration agreements on the availability of class-wide arbitration. Read >>
HTML DocumentUS Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Marx v. General Revenue Corp.
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(d)(1) states that, “[u]nless a federal statute . . . provides otherwise, costs—other than attorney’s fees—should be allowed to the prevailing party.” Read >>
HTML Document'Concepcion,' one year later
Bylined article by Washington, DC Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andy Pincus discusses the impact of AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion one year after his successful representation of AT&T in the case. Read >>
HTML DocumentDepends on how you define access
Article quotes Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andy Pincus’ bylined article in the New York Times DealBook that discusses the impact of AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion one year after his successful representation of AT&T in the case. Read >>
HTML DocumentThe Advantages of Arbitration
Bylined article by Washington, DC Litigation partner Andy Pincus discusses the impact of AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion one year after his successful representation of AT&T in the case. Read >>
HTML DocumentUS Supreme Court Issues Opinion in Kappos v. Hyatt
When the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) denies an application for a patent, the applicant may seek judicial relief in two different ways. Read >>
HTML DocumentUS Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Kirtsaeng v. Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Under the Copyright Act’s first sale doctrine, codified at 17 U.S.C. § 109(a), “the owner of a particular copy . . . lawfully made under this title” may sell or otherwise transfer ownership of that copy without the authorization of the copyright owner. Read >>
Supreme Court justices challenge President Obama's insurance mandate
Washington, DC Litigation partner Andy Pincus interviewed on Reuters TV’s “Decoder” segment where he discussed the opening oral arguments in the Supreme Court’s review of Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Read >>
Supreme Court showdown over healthcare
Washington, DC Litigation partner Andy Pincus interviewed on MSNBC where he discussed the Supreme Court’s review of Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Read >>
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