A business owner whose Brazilian employee had his worker visa petition revoked by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a First Circuit decision that a federal statute gives discretionary powers to the government and bars judicial review, saying the ruling deepens a circuit split.
Artificial joint maker ConforMIS Inc. urged a Massachusetts federal court on Friday to dismiss a putative investor class action accusing the company of hiding problems with its knee joint replacement systems in advance of its $140 million initial public offering.
Labor unions representing railroad workers sought to intervene in CSX Transportation Inc. and Amtrak's lawsuit challenging Massachusetts’ new paid sick time law, telling a federal court Friday that the unions need to jump into the fight to protect their members’ interests.
Two national auto lenders have agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle consumer protection officials’ claims they charged excessive interest rates on subprime auto loans, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said Wednesday.
LeClairRyan has snagged seven attorneys, including two shareholders and one partner, from Nelson Mullins, expanding its litigation department in its Boston office, the firm announced on Thursday.
Lawyers representing one of two whistleblowers who won last month’s $785 million settlement with Pfizer’s Wyeth unit in a False Claims Act suit sued two firms who were fired from the case in 2008, saying they don’t deserve attorneys' fees, according to a suit filed Wednesday in Massachusetts federal court.
Anterra Capital, an international funding firm that's looking to bring more technology into the food and agriculture business, said Wednesday it has raised a total of $125 million in venture capital and plans to expand from its headquarters in Amsterdam with a new office in Boston.
In the middle of an intense cross-examination, the witness turned his chair around so that his back was toward me. The judge asked the witness to face me, but he refused on the grounds that he “could not concentrate when looking at my ugly face,” says Thomas Birsic, co-leader of K&L Gates LLP’s global litigation and dispute resolution group.
A Tennessee hospital group on Tuesday asked a Massachusetts federal judge to rule on certain claims brought by Tennessee residents in multidistrict litigation stemming from a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak, saying there’s no reason to hold the group liable.
A Massachusetts state appeals panel on Monday upheld a lower court’s ruling that an email sent by a subcontractor to a general contractor didn’t constitute an appropriate legal notice of lack of payment for its work on a $23 million publicly funded bridge repair project.
Cigar City Brewing, one of the largest craft breweries in Florida, said Monday that a Colorado brewery owned by Boston-based private equity firm Fireman Capital Partners has purchased a controlling stake in the Tampa company.
Boylston Properties has landed a $60.67 million construction loan for LINX, a 185,595-square-foot speculative office project located outside of Boston, according to a statement Friday from Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP, which brokered the loan for Boylston.
Philip Morris urged a Massachusetts federal judge Thursday to enter judgment in its favor on a remaining consumer protection law claim after jurors rejected other claims brought by healthy smokers seeking annual health screenings on the tobacco giant's dime, saying that to do otherwise would be unconstitutional.
New York's two U.S. senators on Tuesday urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject Kinder Morgan Inc.'s $5 billion natural gas pipeline proposal, citing "overwhelmingly negative feedback" from constituents worried about public health and the environment.
Comcast Corp. replaced a Boston-area NBC affiliate with one of its own stations, in violation of antitrust laws and an affiliate agreement that Comcast signed when it bought a majority stake in NBCUniversal Inc. in 2011, the affiliate alleged on Thursday in Massachusetts federal court.
Boston-based Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP has added a former Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC litigator who specializes in pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent interferences as a partner, the firm has announced.
Boston-based Choate Hall & Stewart LLP has brought on a former principal at Fish & Richardson PC with more than 20 years of experience in patent prosecution as a partner in its intellectual property group, the firm has announced.
The University of Notre Dame (USA) in England argued in Massachusetts federal court on Tuesday that a "conclusive" liability determination against two Massachusetts companies accused of botching the renovation of student housing in London can be enforced under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards.
Level 3 Communications will pay more than $8 million to resolve allegations that it avoided paying the Massachusetts Transportation Department rent for fiber optic cable conduits along highways, the state attorney general's office announced Monday.
A second business owner pled guilty in Illinois federal court Tuesday to restricting competitive bidding in the heir location services industry, confessing that his Massachusetts business conspired with at least one other company to fix the prices paid by lost heirs hoping to win a portion of an unwilled estate.