In re South African Apartheid Litig.
No. 02 MDL 1499 (SAS) (S.D.N.Y.) Dismissal of Fujitsu Ltd. from litigation asserting claims under Alien Tort Statute against more than 80 multi-national companies.
In re Merrill Lynch Auction Rate Securities Litig.
2011 WL 536437 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 9, 2011) Dismissal of McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. from case challenging Standard & Poor’s ratings of auction rate securities (appeal pending).
Licci v. American Express Bank
Affirmed Licci ex rel. Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank, SAL
704 F. Supp. 2d 403 (S.D.N.Y. 2010), 10-1306-CV, 2012 WL 688529 (2d Cir. Mar. 5, 2012) Dismissal of bank alleged to have aided and abetted Hezbollah by processing wire transfers from respondent bank in Lebanon.
Huang v. Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc.
2010 WL 2143669 (S.D.N.Y. May 26, 2010) Dismissal of foreign battery manufacturer on forum non conveniens grounds.
Weinstein v. Applebaum
193 F. Supp. 2d 774 (S.D.N.Y. 2002) Dismissal of securities fraud claims against on-line retailer.
Pinto v. JP Morgan Chase & Co.
(N.Y. Supreme Court, New York County, Index No. 603193/02) Dismissal of credit card issuing bank in class action alleging that bank aided and abetted unlawful internet gambling by processing transactions.
Stone v. UPS
(United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, No. 05-CV-2736) Summary judgment dismissing civil rights claims against UPS.
Estate of Ungar v. The Palestinian Pension Fund for the State Administrative Employees of the Gaza Strip
(N.Y. Supreme Court, New York County, Index. No. 102101/06) Successfully preserved all of Pension Fund’s NY-based assets from plaintiffs’ efforts to seize assets in satisfaction of judgment against the Palestinian Authority.
Rowe v. New Hampshire Motor Transp. Assoc.
552 U.S. 364 (2008) Invalidating NH law restricting common carriers’ delivery services.
In re EVIC Class Action Litig.
2002 WL 1766554 (S.D.N.Y. July 31, 2002) Favorable settlement for common carrier in class action challenging carrier’s “excess value insurance coverage” program offered as part of package delivery services.
Berghuis v. Smith
130 U.S. 1382 (2010) (Considering constitutional challenge to jury venire).
Camreta v. Greene
131 S.Ct. 2020 (2011) (Fourth Amendment rights of students).