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Mayer Brown In The News - Archive
 
HTML DocumentNational Law Journal Quotes Andy Pincus in Article On Law School Supreme Court Clinics
1 August 2007 - Andy Pincus, the Mayer Brown partner who, together with Charles Rothfeld, co-directs the Yale Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic, is quoted in a National Law Journal article¬†that discusses the Yale clinic and similar clinics at other law schools. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw's Supreme Court & Appellate Practice Named Top Appellate Practice in U.S. by Chambers and Legal 500
3 July 2007 -- Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw's Supreme Court & Appellate Practice Group has just been listed as the top firm for Supreme Court and appellate work by both Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2007 and Legal 500 US.  Mayer Brown's appellate group stands alone in the top tier in both publications. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer, Brown, Rowe and Maw Scores Major Supreme Court Victory in Landmark Antitrust Case
19 June 2007 - Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP's appellate practice scored a major win for the financial services industry yesterday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that several major Wall Street firms are immune from a class-action lawsuit brought under federal antitrust laws, over alleged conduct surrounding initial public offerings during the 1990s. The Court ruled 7-1 that federal securities regulations trump antitrust laws in weighing the activities of the Wall Street firms. (Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, et. al. v. Glen Billing, et. Al. , No. 05-1157) Read >>
External DocumentDavid Gossett quoted in Legal Times about new Supreme Court Rules
11 June 2007 -- The Supreme Court recently proposed new rules governing litigation before the Court. David M. Gossett, a partner in Mayer Brown's Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group, is the primary author of a letter commenting on those proposed amendments, which was submitted on behalf of 41 appellate advocates. The letter is quoted in an article in today's Legal Times. Read >>
HTML DocumentAndy Pincus Quoted In Washington Post Commenting On Supreme Court Decision In Sole v. Wyner
5 June 2007 - Andrew J. Pincus, a partner in Mayer Brown's Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group and co-author of an amicus brief in the case, is quoted in today's Washington Post commenting on the Supreme Court's decision in Sole v. Wyner, in which the Court held that a plaintiff who wins a preliminary injunction but then loses in a decision on the merits that rejects the grounds for granting the preliminary injunction cannot be awarded attorney's fees under Section 1988. Read >>
HTML DocumentNational Law Journal Quotes Jeff Sarles' Reaction to Solicitor General's Brief in Leclerc v. Webb
5 June 2007 - Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP appellate attorney Jeffrey Sarles, who represents the petitioners in Leclerc v. Webb, No. 06-11 (U.S)., is quoted in the National Law Journal reacting to the amicus brief filed by the Solicitor General of the United States in that case. Read >>
External DocumentUSA Today Quotes Andy Pincus on Supreme Court Arguments
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Andrew J. Pincus, who has argued 16 cases in the Supreme Court, is quoted in a USA Today article discussing Chief Justice Roberts, Justice Scalia, and how they conduct oral argument. Read >>
External DocumentLegal Times Quotes Mayer Brown Attorney on Potential Impact of Supreme Court Case
Today's Legal Times quotes Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP appellate litigator Andrew J. Pincus on the potential impact of Sole v. Wyner, a case in which the Supreme Court will decide the circumstances under which a plaintiff can recover attorney's fees. Read >>
HTML DocumentStephen Shapiro Argues 25th Case in Supreme Court
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Stephen Shapiro today argued his 25th case in the Supreme Court, Credit Suisse First Boston Ltd. v. Billing, No. 05-1157, in which the Supreme Court will decide whether the SEC's pervasive regulation of securities markets preempts private antitrust claims arising from investment banks' underwriting of initial public offerings (IPOs). Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw Attorneys Help Secure Victory for Morgan, Stanley
23 March 2007 - A group of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP lawyers played a significant role in Wednesday's Florida District Court of Appeal ruling, reversing a previous jury award of $1.58 billion, including $850 million in punitive damages, to billionaire Ronald Perelman's company, Coleman (Parent) Holdings ("CPH"). CPH had sued Morgan Stanley over the 1998 sale of Coleman Co., in which it was the majority shareholder, to Sunbeam Corp. Read >>
HTML DocumentAndy Pincus Argues Important Constitutional Case in Supreme Court
28 February 2007 - In his second argument this term and sixteenth argument overall, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Andy Pincus today argued Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation, No. 06-157, in which the Supreme Court will address the scope of taxpayers' standing to file suits challenging government expenditures under the Establishment Clause. Read >>
External DocumentDonald Falk Comments on Proposed Merger of Sirius and XM Satellite Radio
21 February 2007 -- Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Donald Falk is quoted in today's San Francisco Chronicle commenting on the proposed merger of Sirius and XM Satellite Radio. Addressing the market definition issues in the case, Falk, an acknowledged antitrust expert, notes that satellite radio appears to compete with many sources of mobile audio content available to consumers. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw Appellate Group Scores Two Major Supreme Court Wins for U.S. Business in Single Day
20 February 2007 - Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorneys represented the prevailing sides in two major U.S. Supreme Court decisions issued today. The decisions, both of which are favorable to the American business community, involved punitive damages and antitrust issues. Read >>
HTML DocumentStephen Shapiro comments on major antitrust case that he will argue in the Supreme Court
5 February 2007 - Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Stephen Shapiro, who will argue Credit Suisse First Boston Ltd. v. Billing, No. 05-1157, in the Supreme Court on March 27, 2007, is quoted in a National Law Journal article discussing the case, in which the Supreme Court will decide whether the SEC's pervasive regulation of securities markets preempts private antitrust claims arising from investment banks' underwriting of initial public offerings (IPOs). Read >>
External DocumentAndy Pincus comments on the impact of Supreme Court decisions on the business community
11 January, 2007 -- Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Andy Pincus is quoted several times in a recent article in the Financial Times on how Supreme Court cases affect the business community. In particular, Andy argues that a preference for narrow opinions can be costly to businesses, and that the Court should be more willing to grant business cases even in the absence of a circuit split. Read >>
HTML DocumentEvan Tager argues important dormant commerce clause case in the Supreme Court
8 January 2007 -- Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Evan Tager today argued United Haulers Association v. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, No. 05-1345, in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Court will decide whether a requirement that all garbage generated in a county be disposed of in a county-owned disposal facility discriminates against interstate commerce in violation of the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw files amicus brief in al-Marri v. Wright on behalf of former senior Justice Department officials, including former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno
15 December 2006 - Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorneys James Schroeder, Gary Isaac, and Heather Lewis filed an amicus brief in the Fourth Circuit in Al-Marri v. Wright on behalf of eight former Justice Department officials, including former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and Mayer, Brown senior counsel and former U.S. Deputy Solicitor General Philip Lacovara, advocating against the government's indefinite detention of terrorism suspects arrested and held in the United States. Read >>
External DocumentSteve Shapiro comments on the Supreme Court's dwindling docket
7 December, 2006 -- Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP attorney Steve Shapiro is quoted repeatedly in a lengthy article by Linda Greenhouse in today's New York Times, which discusses the fact that the Supreme Court's docket continues to shrink Read >>
PDF DocumentAn Interview With Steve Shapiro: The Art of Appellate Advocacy
November 2006 - Appellate lawyers have never achieved the kind of celebrity accorded trial lawyers. Even John W. Davis, the preeminent appellate lawyer of his time, was known to the public through his political activities, not his extraordinary career in the Supreme Court, where he argued many landmark cases - the last of which was Brown v. Board of EducationRead >>
Published by The Journal of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, Volume 2.
HTML DocumentClass Certification Reversed in Huge Securities Fraud Suit
5 December, 2006 - In a significant decision issued today, Miles v. Merrill Lynch & Co., No. 05-3349, the Second Circuit reversed class certification in a multi-billion-dollar securities fraud suit challenging conduct of the Nation's leading underwriters in hundreds of initial public offerings. Steve Shapiro and Tim Bishop of Mayer Brown's Chicago office represented defendant Merrill Lynch in the case and had a principal role in devising the underwriters' arguments and preparing their briefs in both the district court and court of appeals. Read >>
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