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June 22, 2009
On June 22, 2009, after an six-week bench trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Epstein Becker Green won a resounding victory for its client, Reichhold Inc. This case addressed claims relating to the cleanup of a...
April 6, 2010
On April 6, 2010, Epstein Becker Green achieved a big win for its client, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (the "Medical School"). Defense counsel representing Kentile Floors, a defendant in an asbestos personal injury litigation,...
January 14, 2014
On January 14, 2011, Epstein Becker Green helped one of its restaurant clients, the Brasserie Ruhlmann, obtain summary judgment "in its entirety" in a lawsuit brought by former waiters, bussers, and runners ("Plaintiffs")....
June 6, 2011
Epstein Becker Green attorneys successfully assisted client Reed Elsevier in acquiring for its Variety Group (consisting of Daily Variety, Daily Variety Gotham, Weekly Variety, and Variety.com) the entertainment research and data-tracking firm...
July 22, 2011
At an NLRB-conducted election on July 22, 2011, a team of Epstein Becker Green attorneys helped a client, the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC ("Museum"), achieve an important victory — namely, the Museum's security...
October 5, 2011
On October 5, 2011, Epstein Becker Green obtained summary judgment on behalf of its client Sunovion Pharmaceuticals ("Sunovion") after oral argument before the Hon. Stefan R. Underhill in a U.S. District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut,...
March 7, 2011
Epstein Becker Green attorneys represented Apria Healthcare, Inc., a home medical equipment supplier ("Apria"), in a $26 million transaction to acquire the assets of Praxair Inc., a home medical equipment supplier and medical/industrial...
May 18, 2013
On May 18, 2013, Epstein Becker Green completed the final step of negotiations on behalf of Southern California Edison for a significantly revamped successor collective bargaining agreement and a reorganization/reduction-in-force effects agreement...
September 16, 2014
On September 16, 2014, Judge Jesse Furman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York handed down a major victory for Epstein Becker Green and its client Corporate Transportation Group in the case Saleem and Singh v. Corporate...
April 12, 2017
Epstein Becker Green has obtained a significant victory for its client Corporate Transportation Company and affiliated entities (collectively, “CTG”) when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down its long-awaited...
March 30, 2018
Businesses nationwide have been plagued by litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), a law meant to protect consumers from unsolicited auto-dialed and prerecorded phone calls, text messages, and faxed advertisements. When the...
March 16, 2018
One of the most confusing and contentious issues for both employers and workers is identifying whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor. The consequences to an employer of misclassifying employees as independent contractors...
March 13, 2018
More and more, employees are bringing claims on a “joint employer” theory, seeking to hold their employer and another entity liable for alleged unlawful conduct. The “joint employer” argument frequently comes up in the...
April 24, 2018
California law provides for a unique mechanism by which employees can file suit on behalf of other employees without bringing claims as class actions—the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”). PAGA generally allows an employee to...
July 31, 2018
Competition for federal, state, and local government contracts continues to be fierce. If your company finds itself in competition for, and then awarded, a lucrative government contract, there’s a strong chance that your company will be pulled...
November 19, 2008
Epstein Becker Green attorneys obtained a jury verdict on November 19, 2008, dismissing a defamation action brought by a former executive against one of New York City's largest hospitals. The action was in federal court in Central Islip, New...
July 15, 2009
On July 15, 2009, Epstein Becker Green succeeded in obtaining a judgment of more than $1 million for its client. The dispute concerned shareholders of a close corporation. In 1985, EBG's client received from his brother a gift of stock...
July 2, 2009
On July 2, 2009, Epstein Becker Green obtained a dismissal of a suit for $6 million against its client, China Construction Bank Corporation ("CCBC"), one of the largest banks in the People's Republic of China, arising from a letter of...
October 26, 2009
Epstein Becker Green attorneys successfully moved for dismissal of a complaint seeking more the $2.4 million arising from an alleged breach of contract and negligence against Epstein Becker Green client 1740 Advisers Inc. Plaintiffs were two...
March 31, 2010
Epstein Becker Green's litigation team obtained a dismissal of the major claims in an "excessive force" lawsuit brought in federal court by a New York Post newspaper photographer against a major hospital after the reporter was arrested...
March 13, 2012
On March 13, 2012, Epstein Becker Green obtained the dismissal of an action brought by a chiropractic practice group against Aetna Inc. and certain subsidiaries alleging that the defendants breached fiduciary duties imposed by ERISA and tortiously...
April 17, 2012
In a decision having significance for universities and medical schools, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld the dismissal of a complaint for defamation, discrimination, and breach of contract brought by a medical doctor whose...
April 1, 2013
Epstein Becker Green obtained awards dismissing the claims of nine investment bankers in two arbitrations for bonuses totaling more than $10 million in January and April 2013. Our client, an investment banking firm, had decided as a result of the...
May 1, 2013
On May 1, 2013, Epstein Becker Green obtained a summary judgment victory in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of a client, one of the largest not-for-profit charitable organizations in New York City.  The...
July 9, 2016
Epstein Becker Green achieved a victory on behalf of William Brockhaus in his breach-of-contract action against Luis Miguel, a Mexican singer and icon in Latin America. In August 2011, the defendant invited the plaintiff, a longtime friend, to...
August 7, 2015
On August 7, 2015, Epstein Becker Green attorneys, acting as deal counsel to the principals of Reprogenetics, LLC, successfully closed the sale of Reprogenetics’ equity to CooperSurgical, Inc., for approximately $46.5 million. Reprogenetics,...
October 3, 2011
In October 2011, Epstein Becker Green represented Triple-S Management Corp. ("Triple-S") in the negotiation of a contract with the Puerto Rico Health Administration ("ASES") to administer the Medicaid managed care ("Mi...
April 13, 2013
On April 29, 2013, Epstein Becker Green achieved a major victory when the Plan Review Committee of L.A. Care Health Plan ("L.A. Care") found that L.A. Care's termination of the Participating Physician Group Services Agreement...
December 15, 2016
Disputes frequently arise over whether an employee is entitled to be paid for accrued, but unused, vacation time at the end of his or her employment. Epstein Becker Green has experience protecting clients against and in such situations. For...
February 9, 2012
This case was brought by a former employee of one of Epstein Becker Green's clients, On Lok, inc., which is a nonprofit organization that serves the Bay Area's elderly population ("Organization"). The plaintiff filed a lawsuit...