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Fifth Circuit Confirms that Documents Listed on a Privilege Log Are Not Per-Se Privileged
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

If one party in a lawsuit merely identifies documents on a privilege log without detail, does the other party bear the burden of showing that the


Federal Circuit Turns up the Heat on PTAB on Motions to Amend
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is increasingly scrutinizing the handling of Motions to Amend in Inter Partes Review (IPR)


Reporters’ class action for unpaid overtime should not have been certified
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2013

Plaintiffs (reporters for the Chinese Daily News) alleged they were non-exempt employees entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act


Ninth Circuit reexamines class certification standards after Dukes v. Walmart
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2011

In Ellis v. Costco Wholesale Corp., 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 19060 (9th Cir. Sept. 16, 2011), the Ninth Circuit reviewed the standards for class certification in an employment class action following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dukes v. Walmart.


Pending Sixth Circuit case has implications for directed trustees, participant-directed plans
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2011

Watch for the discussion in our next Newsletter of the Seventh Circuit’s recent decisions in Spano v. Boeing Co. and Beesley v. International Paper (consolidated cases), Nos. 09-3001 & 09-3018 (7th Cir. Jan. 21, 2011).


Court finds Tax Court erred when it apportioned entire value of a Manhattan brownstone to a decedent’s estate when decedent transferred 49 of the property to her son a few years before
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2010

In this case the higher court reversed a lower court's inclusion of the entire value of a real property in the Decedent's estate when the decedent had transferred a portion of the property to her son during her life.


U.S. Supreme Court narrows scope of "honest services" prosecution
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2010

The United States Supreme Court recently handed down Skilling v. United States, a significant decision narrowing the “honest services” portion of the federal fraud statutes, 18 U.S.C. 1346.


Company may be liable for unpaid wages for time spent transmitting data
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2010

Mike Rutti filed this putative class action on behalf of all Lojack technicians who installed alarms in customers’ automobiles.


Rulings, filings and settlements of interest
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2010

In In re Schering Plough Corp. ERISA Litig., 2009 WL 4893649 (3d Cir. Dec. 21, 2009), the Third Circuit vacated the district court's ruling granting class certification in an ERISA stock-drop litigation.


Russell L. Hirschhorn
  • Proskauer Rose LLP