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Supreme Court Rules that the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act Does ...
The National Law ReviewMarch 2, 2014

As a result, securities fraud class claims against secondary actors, such as accountants, lawyers and investment advisers, which are barred under the federal securities laws, may proceed under state law. The issue before the Court was the reach of the ...more »

Litigation funding: calling for backup
Law GazetteMarch 3, 2014

And unlike personal injury litigants, claimants in commercial litigation cannot benefit, for now at least, from qualified one-way costs shifting that caps the amount claimants may have to pay to defendants. Advertisement. This all means that commercial ...more »

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Simmons Law Firm Investigates Legal Rights of General Motors Co. Vehicle ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)March 31, 2014

ALTON, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons Law Firm, a nationwide consumer protection litigation firm headquartered in the St. Louis area, announced today it is currently investigating the legal rights of Illinois and Missouri residents ...more »

Simmons Law Firm Investigates Legal Rights of General Motors Co. Vehicle ...
MarketWatchMarch 31, 2014

ALTON, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons Law Firm, a nationwide consumer protection litigation firm headquartered in the St. Louis area, announced today it is currently investigating the legal rights of Illinois and Missouri residents ...more »

Simmons Law Firm Investigates Legal Rights of General Motors Co. Vehicle ...
PR Newswire (press release)March 31, 2014

ALTON, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons Law Firm, a nationwide consumer protection litigation firm headquartered in the St. Louis area, announced today it is currently investigating the legal rights of Illinois and Missouri residents ...more »

Two Associates Join Harris Law Firm
Law Week ColoradoMarch 31, 2014

She previously worked at two Denver law firms, and her practice focused on complex commercial litigation at both the trial and appellate level. She worked for two years as an employment litigation associate at a Denver law firm where she represented ...more »

Chevron's Next Target: Washington Law Firm Patton Boggs
ForbesMarch 31, 2014

Both sides have engaged in side litigation amid an epic legal war over pollution in the jungles of Ecuador left over from drilling activity by Texaco in the 1970s and 1980s. Texaco was subsequently bought by Chevron. Patton Boggs has sued Chevron in ...more »

GranuFlo Lawsuit News: The Rottenstein Law Group LLP Notes the...
LongIsland.comMarch 31, 2014

The firm was founded by Rochelle Rottenstein, who has more than two decades of experience as a lawyer, to represent clients hurt by defective medical devices and medications. (Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.)more »

Ex-Morgan Stanley Banker William Strong Joins Litigation Finance Firm
Wall Street Journal (blog)March 31, 2014

Founded in 2011, Longford Capital invests in business-to-business disputes ranging in value from $25 million to $1 billion, the firm said. Its legal portfolio includes contract disputes, antitrust and trade regulation claims, intellectual property ...more »

St. Paul law firm founder dies of brain cancer
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal (blog)March 31, 2014

Many will remember Larry for his exceptional talent in the courtroom and his command of the law and our clients' business. Others will remember him as a true gentleman — a man whose sincerity, integrity and class are often missing in today's legal ...more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – March 31, 2014
The National Law ReviewMarch 31, 2014

PTO Litigation Center. The law practice at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is dedicated to the protection, transfer and enforcement of intellectual property rights. More than half of Sterne Kessler's IP professionals have an advanced technical degree ...more »

Sanford Heisler Adds Top Qui Tam Partners In Washington, D.C. And New York
PR Newswire (press release)March 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler LLP, a leading national public interest class-action litigation law firm with nearly one billion dollars in False Claims Act recovery, today welcomed two of the most successful False Claims Act ...more »

Morgan Stanley Executive to Join Litigation Finance Firm
New York TimesMarch 31, 2014

(Mr. Coffey, after helping to start BlackRobe Capital Partners, has since returned to the practice of law.) Mr. Strong, who will move to Chicago from Hong Kong for his new role, said litigation finance reminded him of private equity in its early days ...more »

Edison Echoed as U.S. Court Looks at Software Patents
BloombergMarch 31, 2014

The Supreme Court is likely to impose at least some limits as it delves into a topic that has splintered the appeals court charged with interpreting U.S. patent law. Ten judges of the U.S. Court of ... “The fact that we have not policed this ...more »

Preclusion in Patent Litigation
Patently-OMarch 31, 2014

In the first case, Elekta's products were found non-infringing based upon a Federal Circuit claim construction decision. However, the original case only focused on the asserted patent's apparatus claims. (Prior to trial, the court had dismissed the ...more »

17 leave McLean construction law firm to open own shop
Washington PostMarch 30, 2014

Seventeen attorneys have left McLean-based Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, one of the nation's largest law firms focused on construction-related litigation, to form a new firm jointly based in Tysons Corner and San Francisco. Nine attorneys from ...more »

NJ law firms banked big money in 2013 working for Christie administration ...
Hunterdon County DemocratMarch 30, 2014

TRENTON — Private law firms banked a total of $29 million from taxpayers last year, the most since at least 2008 and the third-straight increase, according to records obtained under the state Open Public Records Act. The Attorney General's Office has ...more »

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