Google will only pay $725,000 to the attorneys representing online advertising network AdTrader in a putative class action over advertising account closures, rather than the $8.5 million the attorneys requested, the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday, finding the appeal is premature as the case is ongoing.
Delaware Chancery Court on Friday ordered a new trial and directed former Yahoo owner Altaba Inc. to set aside a $749 million patent infringement suit cash reserve previously ruled unnecessary, citing post-trial disclosures and actions that "undermined" court confidence that the cash would be available if needed.
Conservative attorney Larry Klayman is still on the hook for $2.8 million after the D.C. Circuit rejected his attempt to undo his defeat in a jury trial that capped off more than a decade of bitter litigation between Klayman and Judicial Watch, the right-wing legal activist organization he founded.
BJ's Wholesale Club launched an antitrust suit Friday against Keurig Green Mountain, claiming the single-serve coffee company's death grip on the market forced it to overpay on the hundreds of millions of dollars of product it purchased from Keurig in recent years.
An Illinois chiropractor was correctly ordered to arbitrate his seven-year-old claim that UnitedHealthcare sent him an unwanted fax in violation of federal law, the Seventh Circuit said Friday.
A convicted arms trafficker may pursue breach of contract claims against attorneys who pocketed a retainer fee he says should have been refunded when one of the attorneys left the case, the Second Circuit ruled on Friday.
A Dallas company that invested $3 million to bring a California music festival to the Lone Star State has sued the past owners of the Kaaboo event in Delaware federal court, alleging the Texas festival "was a colossal failure" with an embarrassingly low turnout.
The promoter of a celebrity boxing match between Lamar Odom and Aaron Carter breached his contract with a Philadelphia-area TV host and dragged her name through the mud when he said she was too inexperienced to announce the fight, a suit filed Thursday claims, after she allegedly ducked his sexual advances and refused to join him in a hot tub.
A pair of Massachusetts Volvo dealers Thursday accused the Swedish automaker of underpaying them for maintenance they perform under prepaid service plans in violation of a Bay State law designed to level the playing field between dealerships and powerful manufacturers.
A Pennsylvania appeals court has overturned the denial of arbitration in a suit accusing a nursing home of negligently causing a resident's death, saying the trial court's ruling flouts a landmark state high court decision allowing survival claims in wrongful death cases to be severed and sent to arbitration.
A Texas engineering and construction company has asked the Fifth Circuit to uphold a district court's dismissal of breach of contract and fraud claims launched by a Bolivian company seeking about $36 million for a failed joint venture, saying the claims are based on a void agreement.
A New York bankruptcy judge on Friday delayed ruling on a request by LATAM Airlines creditors for permission to sue two major shareholders over a pair of canceled aircraft deals, saying the parties should take the dispute to mediation first.
A businessman who marketed "trading bot" venture BotsForWealth on TikTok has sued the project's developers, claiming he was unfairly cut out of the business and defamed after flagging a bug in the bots' code.
An arbitration panel has issued an interim award of nearly $14.4 million to a subsidiary of cannabis company Jushi Holdings Inc. in its contract breach dispute with a subsidiary of Harvest Health & Recreation Inc., Jushi announced Friday.
The Ninth Circuit partially granted Wide Voice LLC's petition to review a Federal Communication Commission order that declared the local exchange carrier's tariff rate unlawful due to charging of excessive step-down rates for Verizon.
This past week in London has seen Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. sue an Indian bank, eight insurers go after British construction giant John Wood, and Visa and MasterCard face new competition claims. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims filed in the U.K.
Polsinelli PC has snapped up a new shareholder from Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP in New York City, Buchalter PC has beefed up its health care practice in San Diego, and Allen & Overy LLP has added an intellectual property pro from Wiggin and Dana LLP, headlining Law360's latest roundup of personnel moves in the health care and life sciences arena.
The law firms on Law360's list of 2021 Regional Powerhouses are handling some of the biggest deals and most high-profile courtroom battles across eight states, offering clients regional expertise and making a lasting impact on the law at the state and local level.
The diverse group of law firms selected as Law360's 2021 California Powerhouses have steered billions in mergers and acquisitions, represented tech and entertainment giants and shaken up the agricultural industry in a legal market that one expert said was "hot and on fire."
Delaware has long ranked as a special arena among the nation's centers for bankruptcy, patent, corporate and complex commercial litigation, with Law360 Powerhouse firms consistently excelling even after the global pandemic rewrote practice and courtroom playbooks.
The firms selected as Law360's 2021 Florida Powerhouses didn't just weather the COVID-19 storm but thrived and capitalized on a pandemic-driven influx of money and people into the Sunshine State.
Law360's 2021 Illinois Powerhouses set themselves apart in Chicago's competitive legal market this year by navigating multibillion-dollar transactions, guiding the state's largest electric utility through a $200 million public corruption case and bringing President Barack Obama's planned presidential center closer to fruition.
Heavy-hitting law firms dominating the Massachusetts legal world secured big wins for clients despite navigating shifting uncertainties and new challenges in a year like no other.
In a year that thrust New Jersey into the spotlight as one of the nation's top COVID-19 hot spots, Law360's New Jersey Powerhouses tackled novel pandemic-related developments and more in the litigation and transactional spheres dominated by the state's thriving regional industries.
Fueled by mainstay industries like oil and gas production and innovations in technology and life sciences, the top law firms in Pennsylvania are taking advantage of a rich and diverse economic landscape to stay ahead of the game in the Keystone State's mature and highly competitive legal market.
In a year when outside firms continued the trend of launching Texas outposts, five firms with established roots in the state bested the competition to be recognized as Texas Powerhouses, scoring courtroom victories in bet-the-company litigation and leading deals that reshaped the market.
Hogan Lovells, Dickinson Wright PLLC and Lowenstein Sandler LLP will require workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter their offices, Law360 learned Friday, with the trio becoming the latest law firms to implement vaccine mandates as the U.S. sees a resurgence in coronavirus cases.
New COVID-19 guidance from the federal government triggered by the surge in delta variant cases has prompted at least three federal circuit courts as of Friday to reinstate mask mandates for everyone regardless of their vaccination status to help contain the virus.
A group of House Democrats on Friday unveiled a proposal to create 203 new federal judgeships, introducing legislation a day after a bipartisan pair of senators proposed adding 77 federal district court seats in the coming years.
The progressive effort to expand the U.S. Supreme Court has gradually gained more Democratic support in the U.S. House of Representatives, most recently on Thursday, as backers argue a recent voting rights ruling and an upcoming abortion case will push their long-shot effort into the mainstream.
One of President Joe Biden's six pending nominees to the appellate courts, a federal public defender chosen for a vacancy on the Tenth Circuit, has reported net worth of more than $3.34 million to the U.S. Senate.
A Trump-appointed Fifth Circuit judge took aim at the idea that "neutral policies" with a disproportionate negative impact on minorities violate federal discrimination law, likening the notion to critical race theory and arguing both can engender racial bias.
A former Serious Fraud Office investigator testified Friday that Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. was heading toward criminal charges after a Dechert attorney revealed suspicions that the mining company had breached sanctions and bribed African officials.
A rainy July did nothing to dampen the hiring mood for Boston law firms. Two firms added to their tax teams, the ACLU tapped several BigLaw attorneys for its new slate of directors, and a lawyer with Bay State ties may be heading to Vienna.
Legal department hires during July included high-profile appointments at Coca-Cola Co., Ford Motor Co. and Univision Holdings Inc. Here, Law360 looks at some of the top in-house announcements from the past few weeks.
Experts speaking on an American Bar Association panel said remote work isn't going anywhere, and an ABA annual report published Thursday gives a data snapshot on multiple areas of the industry including law school enrollment and attorney mental health. These are some of the stories in corporate legal news you may have missed in the past week.
For those who missed out, here's a look back at the law firms, stories and expert analyses that generated the most buzz on Law360 last week.
The D.C. federal court erred recently when it denied the government's request to share grand jury materials from U.S. Capitol riot cases with a private contractor hired to organize the voluminous evidence, turning the practical grand jury secrecy doctrine into a straitjacket, says Steven Gordon at Holland & Knight.