Trends in Litigation: Crisis Management
Companies dealing with a crisis often must respond on several fronts: with government investigators, in the courts, and in the media. One of the most important steps they can take is to engage counsel with the skills and experience to give an integrated response across all of these fronts at once.
Boies, Schiller & Flexner in London
Questions for Natasha Harrison, the managing partner of Boies, Schiller & Flexner’s first overseas office. What was the thinking on opening an office in London? It was client-led. Most of our core clients have an international presence, and...
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Halliburton; the Ed O’Bannon antitrust trial against the NCAA, representation of Barclays and Goldman Sachs; and a battle over the company that makes Arizona Iced Tea are among the standout litigation matters of the past few months.
Trends in Corporate Law: Rep and Warranty Insurance
Partner Stefan dePozsgay explains the recent rise in the use of representation & warranty insurance by private companies going through mergers and acquisitions, which can help bridge the gap on risk allocation between buyers and sellers.
The Firm’s corporate group wins a procurement process to represent a Mongolian state-owned coal company that is developing one of the world’s largest untapped coal reserves. The corporate group also represented NuStar, the YES Network and Caithness Energy in recent deals.
Richard Feinstein returns to Boies, Schiller & Flexner; former White House associate counsel Karen Dunn and Michael Gottlieb join the Firm; and Tanya Chutkan becomes a federal judge in Washington, D.C.
Honors and Recognition
Jonathan Schiller becomes Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Columbia University; Stephen Zack becomes a member of the Council on Foreign Relations; and Anne Hinds and Melissa Felder win awards for their pro bono work.
David Boies: Why I Took the Case
Boies, Schiller & Flexner's Chairman writes about his reasons for taking part in the lawsuit that led to a court decision ending California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a decision that was upheld by the Supreme Court in June 2013.