• Former Dewey partner sues management, claims they were “running a Ponzi scheme”

    It was only a matter of time. Henry Bunsow, a former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner and IP litigation specialist who now has his own boutique firm, dropped the first publicly filed lawsuit from a former partner Tuesday in California Superior Court.

  • Batali, Bastianich to pay $5.25 million for allegedly cheating workers

    He’s gone from eating Italy to eating into his employees’ paychecks. Celebrity chef Mario Batali took a break from tooling about the Spanish countryside with his famous friends and comparing bankers to Hitler and Stalin to settle a class action lawsuit that a gaggle of disgruntled workers brought against a...

  • Union sues to block enforcement of Indiana right-to-work law

    It’s two steps forward and one step back for the right-to-work movement.

  • Martha Stewart Living brings Macy’s battle to a boil

    The bitterness between Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. and Macy’s Inc. is reaching bad-batch-of-rapini proportions. Martha Stewart Living last Friday called out the retailer for its lawsuit against the company and said Macy’s is essentially using Martha Stewart-branded products to help promote its own line of home goods.

  • Macy’s seeks injunction in spat with Martha Stewart

    The bad blood between Macy’s Inc. and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. continues to boil.

  • News Corp. settles hacking claims with 36 victims

    When all else fails, it’s time to open the wallet. News International, the British newspaper unit of News Corp., has begun settling the 60 lawsuits filed by victims of the widely publicized voicemail interceptions at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid.

  • Investors can proceed with lawsuit against GE

    On Thursday, a federal judge in Manhattan decided to keep alive a lawsuit against General Electric Co. and its executives that alleges the company misled investors about its financial health during the 2008 economic crisis.

  • Comcast hit with race discrimination lawsuit

    Eleven current and former employees of Comcast’s Chicago South Side facility filed a lawsuit Monday, claiming the media company “has engaged in an ongoing pattern of race discrimination against African-American employees” since at least 2005.

  • Transocean lobs legal bomb at BP

    When not drilling for oil, Transocean Ltd. also is effective at boring into its legal adversaries. The Swiss drilling rig owner yesterday filed a motion for summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana looking to put the screws to BP Plc, forcing the petroleum...

  • BNY Mellon sued by U.S. and New York prosecutors

    Yesterday, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan and the New York attorney general filed separate lawsuits against Bank of New York Mellon Corp., alleging the bank cheated customers on foreign exchange transactions over the past decade.

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