Category: Second Circuit

Floyd v. City of New York 0

Floyd v. City of New York

This appeal addresses whether public-sector unions may intervene into a litigation where the actual parties to that litigation have agreed to a settlement. On August 12, 2013, after a bench trial, the district court...

In re: Thelen LLP 0

In re: Thelen LLP

The Court of Appeals answers two certified questions that arose in two separate law firm bankruptcy cases, where the firms dissolved their partnerships. In Thelen, the partners included an “Unfinished Business Waiver” or “Jewel...

United States ex. rel. Grupp v. DHL Express, Inc. 0

United States ex. rel. Grupp v. DHL Express, Inc.

In this qui tam suit, Kevin Grupp and Robert Moll appealed the district court’s decision to dismiss their action for failure to satisfy a statutory notice requirement. Grupp and Moll, appellants, brought this action...

Starr Int’l Co., Inc. v. Fed. Reserve Bank of N.Y. 0

Starr Int’l Co., Inc. v. Fed. Reserve Bank of N.Y.

The appeal considered whether a breach of fiduciary duty cause of action could be brought against the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (“FRBNY”) over its rescue of American International Group, Inc. (“AIG”) during...

Kalyanaram v. Am. Ass’n of Univ. Professors at N.Y. Inst. of Tech., Inc. 0

Kalyanaram v. Am. Ass’n of Univ. Professors at N.Y. Inst. of Tech., Inc.

The plaintiff, Gurumurthy Kalyanaram (“Kalyanaram”), was a professor in the School of Management at the New York Institute of Technology (“NYIT”) and a union member of the American Association of University Professors (“the Union”)....

Hillside Metro Associates, LLC v. JPMorgan Chase Bank 0

Hillside Metro Associates, LLC v. JPMorgan Chase Bank

On September 25, 2008, the Office of Thrift Supervision appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) as Washington Mutual’s receiver, and the FDIC entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement (“PAA”) with JP Morgan...

In re Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, N.Y., Inc. 0

In re Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, N.Y., Inc.

This petition for writ of mandamus addressed the purported lack of personal jurisdiction that the District of Vermont had over Defendant-Petitioner, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, N.Y. (“Diocese”). The district court found that...

Ramos v. SimplexGrinnell LP 0

Ramos v. SimplexGrinnell LP

A group of workers who installed, maintained, repaired, tested, and inspected fire alarm and suppression systems in New York for SimplexGrinnell LP (“Simplex”) brought suit against their employer. Plaintiffs claimed that Simplex had not...

Evergreen Assoc., Inc. v. City of New York 0

Evergreen Assoc., Inc. v. City of New York

The appeal addressed whether New York City can require pregnancy services centers to disclose particular information about the centers and the services they provide. The City’s appeal followed the district court’s decision granting Plaintiffs...