In a rare loss for Cravath, Swaine & Moore, a partner is leaving the firm to join Levine Lee, a prominent litigation boutique formed six years ago by former Cravath lawyers.
New York County Supreme Court Justice Carol Edmead has ruled that Reorg Research, a subscription provider of information on distressed businesses to institutional clients, cannot use New York's Shield Law to protect its confidential sources. The company says it will appeal.
The lawyer for accused stock scammer Benjamin Wey argued a hot issue Friday, saying the case should be dismissed because agents held onto seized computer files for over three years—and then launched a second search without a warrant.
New York City's plan to offer free counsel to low-income Housing Court tenants facing eviction doesn't mean tenants who fail to meet income requirements won't receive any help.
Since his election, President Donald Trump has not let go of his personal Twitter account—or his penchant for lashing out against companies on social media. That practice, unprecedented for a president in the internet age, has put companies on edge. And law firms are being called on to help corporate executives prepare for the fallout from drawing Trump's ire on Twitter. Cleary Gottlieb employed an acronym to describe the president's conduct: "SMA," for "social media attack."
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the settlement over a 2014 gas explosion in East Harlem that killed eight people and injured about 50 was the highest payment for a gas safety incident in New York state history.
A federal judge in Chicago ruled that a blind man can bring a discrimination suit against McDonald's Corp. over the company's alleged policy of excluding pedestrians from its drive-thru windows.
It seems like everywhere you look lately, there is someone protesting, or worse – rioting – about something. The First Amendment protects a lot of this behavior, encouraging citizens to speak freely and criticize the government. But it can go way too far, leading to violence against people and property. So, what happens after the […]
Trade Secret Theft Action Dismissed in Favor Of Pending Ohio Suit Under 'First-Filed' Rule