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The 鶹Ƶ, Weiss Litigation Department is led by a team of the country’s most accomplished trial lawyers. Our litigators handle the most complex and demanding lawsuits, class actions, government investigations, criminal prosecutions and restructurings. Our clients include Fortune 50 corporations and other prominent companies in the financial services, investment, medical device, pharmaceutical, sports, technology, energy, media and insurance industries. Every day, we are called on by chief executives, board chairs, general counsel, investors and entrepreneurs for our unmatched trial skills, sophisticated business judgment and renowned strategic advice.

Firm News

Michael Holston, Former GC of General Electric, Joins 鶹Ƶ, Weiss as Partner

Michael Holston, who previously served as the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of General Electric and led the company through the recent successful completion of its three-way split, will join 鶹Ƶ, Weiss as a partner.

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Client News

Oracle Wins Permanent Injunction Against Rimini Street

鶹Ƶ, Weiss won a major bench trial victory in the District of Nevada on behalf of Oracle in a high-stakes, long-running copyright infringement dispute with Rimini Street Inc.

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Client News

NFL Wins Appeal Compelling Former Coach Gruden to Arbitration in Email Scandal Dispute

鶹Ƶ, Weiss achieved a major victory when the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden was required to arbitrate his claims against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell, reversing the lower court’s decision denying the NFL’s motion to compel arbitration.

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Client News

鶹Ƶ, Weiss Achieves Landmark Settlement for Mastercard in Long-Running Antitrust Class Action Over Payment Card Fees

As reported by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and many other news media, Mastercard announced a landmark settlement with a nationwide class of merchants that resolves a major antitrust class action challenging the transaction fees associated with Mastercard and Visa payment cards.

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Client News

Ripple Labs Co-Founder Cleared of All Allegations in Landmark SEC Crypto Enforcement Action

鶹Ƶ, Weiss and joint defense counsel won a complete victory for enterprise blockchain company Ripple Labs co-founder and Executive Chairman Chris Larsen and Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse.

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Client News

Flagstar Bank Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit by Former Signature Bank Account Holder

鶹Ƶ, Weiss secured the dismissal, with prejudice, of claims brought against Flagstar Bank, NA, in the Southern District of New York by HK Capital LLC, a Signature Bank account holder prior to Signature’s entering FDIC Receivership in March 2023.

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Client News

Atos Defeats $201 Million Damages Award on Remand in Trade Secrets Dispute

鶹Ƶ, Weiss achieved a major victory when the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated a $201 million damages award against Atos SE in a long-running trade secrets litigation with Cognizant Technology and its subsidiary, health care IT service provider TriZetto Group, Inc.

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Publications

Jessica Carey and Jaren Janghorbani Discuss 鶹Ƶ, Weiss’s Litigation Practice in Vault Q&A

Litigation partners Jessica Carey and Jaren Janghorbani were featured in a Q&A on 鶹Ƶ, Weiss’s commercial litigation practice in the 2024 edition of “Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas.”

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Client News

International Construction Products Wins $100 Million Jury Verdict in Dispute Against Caterpillar

鶹Ƶ, Weiss won a major victory on behalf of International Construction Products, a now-defunct heavy construction equipment importer, in its long-running lawsuit against industry giant Caterpillar in the District of Delaware.

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Client News

Amazon Wins Dismissal of Securities Class Action

鶹Ƶ, Weiss achieved a significant victory for Amazon.com, Inc., and several current and former executives, including Executive Chairman Jeff Bezos and CEO Andrew Jassy, when the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington granted our motion to dismiss a putative securities class action.

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Firm News

Leading Product Liability and Mass Torts Trial Lawyer to Join 鶹Ƶ, Weiss in Los Angeles

Nationally renowned trial lawyer and litigation strategist Kimberly Branscome has joined the firm as a partner in Los Angeles.

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Client News

JPMorgan Chase Directors Win Dismissal of Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims Over Alleged Zelle Payments Fraud

鶹Ƶ, Weiss won the dismissal of a derivative claim alleging that our clients breached their fiduciary duties by ignoring alleged “red flags” regarding purported violations on the Zelle payments platform of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA) and related regulations.

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Client News

Goldman Sachs Securities Class Action Plaintiffs Drop Long-Running Case Following Class Decertification

鶹Ƶ, Weiss secured a final win for Goldman Sachs in a long-running, $13 billion securities class action when the plaintiffs declined a last chance to appeal Goldman’s resounding appellate win decertifying the class and voluntarily dismissed their case, bringing a decade of hard-fought litigation to a close.

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Publications

Brad Karp and Karen Dunn Featured in Vault Q&A on 鶹Ƶ, Weiss’s General Commercial Litigation Practice

Firm Chairman Brad Karp and litigation partner Karen Dunn discuss their paths to becoming litigators, examples of the types of cases they handle, and recommended training and development for those wishing to enter the practice in “Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas.”

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