Lebaton Sucharow has been named to The National Law Journal's 2015 Plaintiffs' Hot List. The story profiling the firm's recent successes features Christopher Keller '97, a partner on the team that came to the rescue of pension fund shareholders and helped to secure a $265 million settlement in a case stemming from the death of 29 miners in the Upper Big Branch Mine.
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Real Life Lawyer Richard V. Licata '73 Portrays SCOTUS Chief Justice on Netflix's Acclaimed House of Cards
February 27, 2015
Fact and fiction blurred when Richard V. Licata '73, a working actor who also practices law in New York, portrayed the U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice in an episode of House of Cards, Netflix's acclaimed online series.
February 25, 2015
Was storied venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins an insular boys' club where women were unduly excluded? Prof. David l. Gregory, Executive Director of the Center for Labor and Employment Law, weighs in on the ongoing gender discrimination case.
St. John's Law Ranks #23 Nationwide and Ties for 4th in NYS for Most Alumni Promoted to Law Partnerships in 2014
February 22, 2015
St. John's Law excels in 2014 in the annual rankings of law schools having the most alumni promoted to partner.
February 20, 2015
Earlier this week, Professor Mark L. Movsesian—director of the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion—participated in a panel program on “The Evolution and Implications of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act” at the Federal Bar Council’s annual Winter Bench & Bar Conference.
February 12, 2015
Investigators are probing whether UBS Group AG illegally used unregistered securities while the bank was still bound by a deferred-prosecution agreement. Professor Michael Perino weighs in.
James Garrity, a partner in the law firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius, is returning to the bench as a U.S. bankruptcy judge in New York after more than a 15-year absence, court officials announced on Wednesday.
February 7, 2015
There is an ongoing national debate about the "religious objections" to vaccines claimed by parents. According to Professor Mark l. Movsesian, director of the Law School's Center for Law and Religion, these objections are really grounded in personal belief, rather than religion.
For the first time in eight years, a team from St. John’s Law advanced past the first round of the National Baseball Arbitration Competition held at Tulane University Law School.
After Serving His Country and New York City, Gene Dirks '17 Pursues a Joint Degree at St. John’s Law
February 4, 2015
Service to country and community has been a cornerstone of Gene Dirks’ professional life since he enlisted in the US Army in 2004. He demonstrates that same staunch commitment as he pursues a dual degree at St. John's.