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New Agreement Makes LexisNexis Exclusive Third-Party Distributor Of Industry-Leading Legal Content From ALM
Posted on 5 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Agreement provides legal professionals unmatched legal news, business and practice area information and early case assessment content to help them create better outcomes NEW YORK - ( BUSINESS WIRE ) LexisNexis ( www.lexisnexis.com ), a leading global... Read More

Cohen & Grigsby Welcomes Attorneys Clifford Levine, Alice Mitinger
Posted on 13 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh and an office in Bonita Springs, Fla., has announced that the following highly experienced attorneys have joined Cohen & Grigsby's Pittsburgh offices: Clifford... Read More

Jenner & Block Creates Real Estate Finance Litigation And Workout Task Force
Posted on 3 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - With a predicted $1.4 trillion in loans due to reach term limits between 2010 and 2014 for significantly undervalued properties, the commercial real estate market crisis promises to become even more challenging and complex. Property values have... Read More

AZA Welcomes Houston Complex Commercial Litigation Lawyer Tim Shelby
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - The complex commercial litigation law firm of Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Anaipakos has announced the addition of accomplished courtroom attorney Tim Shelby . Shelby has been recognized repeatedly as one of the top young lawyers in Texas, including... Read More

Kasowitz Launches Real Estate Practice With Leading Real Estate Attorneys Wallace L. Schwartz And Adam M. Endick
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP has announced that leading real estate attorneys Wallace L. Schwartz and Adam M. Endick have joined the firm in New York as partners to launch the firm's real estate practice. Both were formerly... Read More

Alan Hearty Joins Litigation Practice Group At Allen Matkins
Posted on 29 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP , a leading California business and real estate law firm, has announced the expansion of its litigation practice group with the addition of Alan D. Hearty as associate in the firm's... Read More

Veteran Land Use Attorney Named To Head PLF’s Florida Office
Posted on 2 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

STUART, Fla. - Florida attorney Alan DeSerio, a land use and condemnation practitioner with broad experience in both the private and public sectors, has joined Pacific Legal Foundation as managing attorney with PLF's East Coast (Atlantic Center) office... Read More

Shutts & Bowen Launches Major Palm Beach Expansion
Posted on 1 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Shutts & Bowen has hired four prominent lawyers in its West Palm Beach office, significantly strengthening its health care, litigation and real estate practices and its Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast presence. New... Read More

Los Angeles Lawsuit Claims Deutsche Bank Is 'Slumlord'
Posted on 5 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) The city attorney sued Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, claiming the giant international lender illegally evicted tenants from foreclosed properties and left dozens of homes and apartments to rot, many in low-income neighborhoods. The suit... Read More

Florida Developer Sues Halliburton Over Gulf Spill
Posted on 5 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Florida real estate developer St. Joe Co. is suing Halliburton Co. over its role in the rig explosion that led to the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. St. Joe said late Wednesday that Halliburton, which was responsible for encasing... Read More

Wells Fargo To Pay Citi $100M To Settle Wachovia Lawsuit
Posted on 19 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to pay $100 million to Citigroup Inc. to settle a dispute related to its acquisition of Wachovia Corp. in October 2008, at the height of the financial crisis. Wachovia was teetering on the brink of collapse... Read More

Hudson Landing Pilot Sues Over California Real Estate Deal
Posted on 15 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DANVILLE, Calif. - (AP) The pilot acclaimed for safely landing a plane in New York's Hudson River has filed a lawsuit over a real estate deal in Northern California. Chesley Sullenberger and his wife, Lorraine, claim the $935,000 they paid for a building... Read More

NYC Developer Slapped With AG Lawsuit
Posted on 10 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) New York's attorney general is accusing a real estate developer of stealing from and underfunding a $7.4 million reserve fund for his Manhattan condominium. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo claims Yair Levy put up only $1.6 million into... Read More

Air-Rights Lawsuit Seeks To Derail Nets Arena
Posted on 5 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK – (AP) Another lawsuit has been filed aimed at halting the Brooklyn development that includes a new arena for basketball's Nets. Peter Williams says in his lawsuit filed Tuesday that he still owns the air rights over a lot that is part... Read More