NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Felicello Law was selected to the inaugural Chambers USA Regional Spotlight: New York and recognized as a leading small- or mid-sized firm offering an effective and efficient alternative to Big Law. The firm is one of 37 New York City based firms to be honored for its Dispute Resolution work in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as arbitration and arbitration award enforcement. Chambers Regional Spotlight rankings were awarded to only 105 firms in New York State. The list is designed to highlight small to medium sized law firms “who deliver specialized support to in-house counsel n…
By Ali Sullivan (July 18, 2023, 8:00 PM EDT) — New York is not the venue to enforce a $145 million arbitral award entered against the former executive of a smart car technology firm, a federal judge has ruled, finding that the Chinese investment fund that obtained the award failed to show the court has jurisdiction over the case….
The “attorney-client privilege” may be the most well-known and misunderstood legal principle. Both attorneys and clients often make broad assumptions about its scope and application. When these assumptions turn out to be wrong, the protection of the privilege may be lost. Recent decisions suggest caution is warranted.
The basic principle of the privilege seems simple: Confidential communications between an attorney and client for the purpose of seeking or rendering legal advice are protected from disclosure because our adversarial judicial system is most efficient when attorneys and their clients can engage in open and frank communication….
Law360 (November 29, 2022, 9:37 PM EST) — A Chinese investment fund has told a New York federal court that a former executive of a smart car and smart ride company shouldn’t be able to escape its lawsuit seeking to enforce a $145 million arbitral award, arguing that he’s already voluntarily appeared in a related case.
Law360 (October 31, 2022, 1:37 PM EDT) — A smart car technology company suing DLA Piper for malpractice over the firm’s representation of it in an investor suit wants a New York federal judge to move the suit back to state court.
A Delaware state judge tossed a suit accusing financial technology company BGC Partners of failing to redeem two former employees’ equity interests after they reported sexual harassment and were subsequently fired,…
Law360 (October 13, 2022, 11:20 PM EDT) — DLA Piper on Wednesday urged a Chinese tech company to drop its malpractice claims against the BigLaw firm and one of its partners, arguing that the company lacks the authority to bring the litigation at all and slamming the complaint as “unsustainable, replete with false allegations and sanctionable.”
Law360 (October 7, 2022, 10:16 PM EDT) — A Chinese smart car technology company’s board violated court orders by voting to assume claims in a $180 million malpractice suit brought by an investor in the company against DLA Piper, a New York federal judge said on Friday while finding the move to be premature and telling the board not to take similar actions.
Law360 (September 29, 2022, 9:50 PM EDT) — A tech company that accused DLA Piper of dropping it like a “hot potato” in the midst of an investor suit was met with claims of forum shopping Thursday by counsel for the BigLaw firm and one of its partners in the legal malpractice case.
Law360 (September 27, 2022, 2:32 PM EDT) — DLA Piper has asked a New York federal judge to sanction a Chinese investment fund and its attorneys for filing what the firm called an “irresponsible” and “frivolous” $180 million malpractice lawsuit against it that was recently dropped.