Litigation

 2017

Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Oral Argument: November 27, 2017

Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Pending

Court: Supreme Court of Delaware
Issue: Securities
Status: Pending

Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Interchange
Status: Certiorari Granted October 2017
 
Court: U.S. Supreme Court (certiorari stage)
Issue: Employment
Status: Pending
 
Court: Massachusetts Chancery Court
Issue: Tax
Status: Decided June 2017
 
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Securities
Status: Decided October 2017
 
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Pending
 
Court: Supreme Court of New Jersey
Issue: Class Action Litigation
Status: Pending
 
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Labor
Status: Oral Argument: October 2017
 
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Issue: Labor
Status: Pending
 
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Issue: Arbitration Agreements
Status: Pending
 
Court: California Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided May 2017
 
Bloomingdales v. Vitolo
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided June 2017
 
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided June 2017
 
Macy's West Stores v. Garcia
Court: California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided March 2017
 
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Decided May 2017
 
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Decided June 2017

 
2016
 

Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Interchange
Status: Decided March 2017
 
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Issue: Interchange
Status: Decided January 2017
 
Visa v. Osbourn
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Interchange
Status: Decided November 2016
 
Ernst & Young v. Morris
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Labor
Status: Pending
 
Court: U.S Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (en banc)
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided November 2016
 
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Issue: Standards for Class Certification
Status: Pending
 
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Standards for Class Certification
Status: Decided October 2016

Browning-Ferris Industries v. NLRB
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
Issue: Labor
Status: Oral Argument: March 2017

Issue: Employment
Status: Decided October 2016

Williams v. Marshalls of California
Court: Supreme Court of California
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided July 2017
 
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided October 2016
 
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Certiorari Granted December 2016

Microsoft v. Baker
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Standards for Class Certification
Status: Decided June 2017

Encino Motorcars v. Navarro
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided June 2016

International Franchise Association v. City of Seattle, Washington
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided May 2016

Villarreal v. RJR Tobacco Co.
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided February 2016

 

2015

 

Constellation Brands v. National Labor Relations Board 
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided November 2016

ACA International v. Federal Communications Commission
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
Issue: Data Privacy
Status: Oral Argument: October 2016

Wal-Mart Distribution Center v. Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Issue: Administrative Law
Status: Decided April 2016

Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw

Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Tribal Jurisdiction
Status: Decided June 2016

Associated Builders & Contractors of Texas v. NLRB
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided June 2016

Spokeo v. Robbins
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Constitutional
Status: Decided May 2016

EEOC v. Bass Pro
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided June 2016

EEOC v. CVS
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided March 2016

Lexmark International v. Impression Products
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Decided February 2016

DirecTV v. Imburgia, et. al
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided December 2015

DMA v. Brohl
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Issue: Tax
Status: Decided February 2016

Macy's v. NLRB
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided June 2016

Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided March 2016

Wal-Mart v. Braun/Hummel
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided April 2016

Allstate v. Jimenez
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided June 2015

Commil v. Cisco
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Decided May 2015

Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Issue: Corporate Governance
Status: Decided April 2015

Nestlé Dreyer's v. NLRB
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided April 2016

 

2014

 

Hopkins v. BCI Coca-Cola
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided February 2016

Apple Inc. v. Felczer
Court: Supreme Court of California
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided February 2015

EEOC v. Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided September 2015

Sierra v. Oakley Sales Corp.
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided February 2016

Sakkab v. Luxottica Retail North America, Inc.
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided February 2016

Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association and Nickols v. Mortgage Bankers Association
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Administrative Law
Status: Decided March 2015

NACS v. The Federal Reserve System

Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Interchange
Status: Decided January 2015

Kilby v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
Court: Supreme Court of California
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided April 2016

Hall v. Rite-Aid Corp.
Court: Supreme Court of California
Issue: Class Certification Standards/Employment
Status: Decided August 2014

Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. and Leadpoint Business Services
Agency: National Labor Relations Board
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided August 2015

Purple Communications, Inc. and Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO
Agency: National Labor Relations Board
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided December 2014

Integrity Staffing v. Busk
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided December 2014

Dart Cherokee v. Owens
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Administrative Law
Status: Decided December 2014

EEOC v. CVS
Court: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided September 2014

EEOC v. Freeman
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided February 2015

Mach Mining v. EEOC
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided April 2015

Family Dollar v. Scott
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Certification Standards/Pendent Appellate Jurisdiction
Status: Decided June 2014

Sonic-Calabasas, Inc. v. Moreno
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided June 2014

Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Decided June 2014

 

2013

 

NACS v. The Federal Reserve System
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Issue: Interchange
Status: Decided March 2014

CarMax, et al. v. Fowler, et al.
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided February  2014

Sears v. Butler II
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided February 2014

Verdugo v. Target Stores
Court: Supreme Court of California
Issue: Medical Equipment in Retail Stores
Status: Decided June 2014

NAM, et al. v. SEC
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Issue: Conflict Minerals
Status: Decided April 2014

EEOC v. Mach Mining, LLC
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided December 2013

Bluford v. Safeway Stores, Inc.
Court:
Supreme Court of California
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided August 2013

Graphic Communications, et al. v. CVS, et al.
Court: Supreme Court of Minnesota
Issue: State False Claims Act
Status: Decided July 2014

Cintas Corporation v. EEOC 
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided October 2013

Gonzalez v. Downtown LA Motors
Court: Supreme Court of California
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided July 2013

Nintendo Co. LTD, et al. v. UltimatePointer
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Decided June 2014


State of Michigan v. CVS et al.

Court: Supreme Court of Michigan
Issue: State False Claims Act
Status: Decided June 2014

Busk v. Integrity Staffing
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided June 2013

Iskanian v. CLS Transportation
Court: Supreme Court of California
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided June 2014

Aleo v. Toys "R" Us
Court:
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
Issue: Product Liability
Status: Decided September 2013

Duran v. U.S. Bank
Court: Supreme Court of California
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided May 2014

Sears v. Butler I
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided June 2013

University of Texas v. Nassar
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided June 2013

Macy's Inc. and Local 1445, United Food and Commercial Workers Union
Agency: National Labor Relations Board
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided July 2014

 

2012

 

Arlington v. FCC
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Administrative Law
Status: Decided May 2013

Standard Fire v. Knowles
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided March 2013

Vance v. Ball State
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided June 2013


Tyler v. Michaels
Court: Supreme Court of Massachusetts
Issue: Data Privacy
Status: Decided March 2013

Wal-Mart v. Hummel/Braun
Court: Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided December 2014


FTC v. Wyndham
Court: U.S. District Court of New Jersey
Issue: Data Privacy
Status: Decided April 2014


RBS v. Ross
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Certiorari Granted April 2013


Comcast Corp., et al. v. Behrend, et al.
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided March 2013


Nestle v. National Labor Relations Board
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided July 2014

Neiman Marcus Group (d/b/a Bergdorf Goodman) and Local 1102 Retail, Wholesale Department Store Union
Agency: National Labor Relations Board
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided July 2014

Hadden v. U.S.
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Healthcare
Status: Decided October 2012

Kirtsaeng v. Wiley & Sons
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Decided March 2013

 

2011

 

Family Dollar v. Grate
Court: Supreme Court of Missouri
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided October 2011


TCF National Bank v. Bernanke, et al.
Court: District Court of South Dakota & U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Issue: Interchange
Status: Decided June 2011


Microsoft Corp. v. I4I Limited Partnership, et al.
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Intellectual Property
Status: Decided June 2011


Roundy's Inc. and Milwaukee Bldg. and Contru. Trades, AFLO-CIO
Agency: National Labor Relations Board
Issue: Labor
Status: Decided September 2015

 

2010

 

Jock, et al. v. Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Issue: Employment
Status: Decided July 2011

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, et al.
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Class Action Certification Standards
Status: Decided October 2011