General Civil Litigation. Legal news and articles for April 24 - 26, 2017

Naomi Johnson Joins Bullard Law as an Associate in the Firm's Litigation and Employment PracticesPTO Litigation Report – April 26, 2017Call for Nominations: Connecticut Legal AwardsNRA affiliate sues California over gun-control laws that 'demonize' firearm ownersCan UK law retain its gold standard for cross-border litigation after Brexit?Ex-Baker Botts Partners Launch Houston Litigation BoutiqueLaw Journal Litigation Departments of the Year AnnouncedWhat Act 170 Means For Shareholder Litigation In Pa.PTO Litigation Report – April 25, 2017EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit AgainstFish & Richardson and Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Win $3.2 Million Award in Housing Discrimination Class ...New Antitrust and Competition Law Powerhouse FormsLitigation between Cooper, legislative leaders costing $760KGeneral Legal Services and How They Prevent Expensive LitigationNashville sued over new affordable housing law - The Tennessean

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Seattle's landmark Uber union law temporarily blocked by federal judge
GeekWireApril 5, 2017

“We're pleased that Judge Lasnik acknowledged that Seattle's unprecedented attempt to permit independent contractors to unionize raises serious legal questions,” said Lily Fu Claffee, executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber's Litigation Center.more »

PTO Litigation Report – April 12, 2017
The National Law ReviewApril 12, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM). Since the last report, no new requests for ex partereexamination at the USPTO have been posted. This listing is ...more »

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Naomi Johnson Joins Bullard Law as an Associate in the Firm's Litigation and Employment Practices
Oregon Business (blog)April 26, 2017

Bullard Law is pleased to announce the addition of Naomi D. Johnson as an associate in the firm. With a focus on litigation, Naomi has devoted much of her career to representing large and small employers in a variety of employment law matters. Naomi ...more »

PTO Litigation Report – April 26, 2017
The National Law ReviewApril 26, 2017

Attorney Advertising Notice: Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Statement in compliance with Texas Rules of Professional Conduct. Unless otherwise noted, attorneys are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, nor can NLR ...more »

Call for Nominations: Connecticut Legal Awards
Connecticut Law TribuneApril 25, 2017

New Leaders in the Law: We're looking to spotlight lawyers under the age of 40 by the submission deadline who have excelled in the courtroom, in client service and cultivation, in service to bar associations and in performing pro bono work or community ...more »

NRA affiliate sues California over gun-control laws that 'demonize' firearm owners
Fox NewsApril 25, 2017

While many states have become more gun-friendly in recent years – passing laws that allow for open and concealed carry – California has not. In fact, the state has passed a series of laws that have basically made the Golden State the capital of gun ...more »

Can UK law retain its gold standard for cross-border litigation after Brexit?
Legal WeekApril 25, 2017

At Legal Week's recent Trust & Estates Litigation Forum, they discussed the implications of Brexit on cross-border disputes and what it means for choice of jurisdiction and the enforceability of English law judgments. Sir Richard Aikens: What do you ...more »

Ex-Baker Botts Partners Launch Houston Litigation Boutique
Law360 (subscription)April 25, 2017

Law360, Houston (April 25, 2017, 4:44 PM EDT) -- Three partners at Baker Botts LLP who practiced together there for nearly a decade have left the firm to launch their own civil litigation boutique in Houston that will represent plaintiffs and ...more »

Law Journal Litigation Departments of the Year Announced
New Jersey Law JournalApril 25, 2017

In some cases, the practitioners making up these departments helped advance the law; in others, they successfully represented institutional clients in high-leverage disputes. The engagements vary greatly, but the winners all have excellence in common.more »

What Act 170 Means For Shareholder Litigation In Pa.
Law360 (subscription)April 25, 2017

Law360, New York (April 25, 2017, 2:17 PM EDT) -- Signed into law in November 2016, Pennsylvania's Act 170 became effective as to all Pennsylvania corporations at the beginning of this month. Among Act 170's most important provisions are changes and ...more »

PTO Litigation Report – April 25, 2017
The National Law ReviewApril 25, 2017

Some states have laws and ethical rules regarding solicitation and advertisement practices by attorneys and/or other professionals. The National Law Review is not a law firm nor is www.NatLawReview.com intended to be a referral service for attorneys ...more »

EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against
PR Newswire (press release)April 25, 2017

NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Caterpillar, Inc. securities (NYSE: CAT) from February 19, 2013 through March 1, 2017, ...more »

Fish & Richardson and Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Win $3.2 Million Award in Housing Discrimination Class ...
Yahoo FinanceApril 25, 2017

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson announced today that together with the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, it has helped win a $3.2 million award in a housing discrimination class action lawsuit filed on behalf of ...more »

New Antitrust and Competition Law Powerhouse Forms
Yahoo FinanceApril 25, 2017

What happens when two antitrust heavyweights from opposite ends of the country meet? If they are like Daniel Mogin of The Mogin Law Firm, P.C. in San Diego and Jonathan Rubin of Rubin PLLC in Washington, they'd meet over some huge cases, rejoice in ...more »

Litigation between Cooper, legislative leaders costing $760K
Washington TimesApril 24, 2017

The Insider news service reported Monday that lawmakers and Cooper's office have paid or been billed more than $760,000 in attorneys' fees since January related to litigation about those laws. General Assembly records show $405,000 in expenses from a ...more »

General Legal Services and How They Prevent Expensive Litigation
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)April 24, 2017

A business lawyer can explain legal requirements and ensure that you have policies that are compliant with these laws. Service contracts can include clear language regarding the timing and method of delivery of goods or services. They can also contain ...more »

Nashville sued over new affordable housing law - The Tennessean
The TennesseanApril 24, 2017

Metro Nashville was hit with a highly anticipated lawsuit from the free market think tank Beacon Center of Tennessee over a new policy aimed at jump-starting ...more »

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