Firm files brief in opposition to certiorari in the Supreme Court on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, defending city’s requirement that private foster-care organizations not exclude potential foster parents simply because they are in a same-sex relationship.
Firm wins Emoluments Clause appeal against Donald Trump (CREW v. Trump), on behalf of hotel and restaurant competitors of Trump’s businesses. Reports in Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and Bloomberg. Deepak Gupta discussed the decision with Rachel Maddow on MSNBC
Matt Wessler argues major D.C. Circuit appeal on the future of nationwide class actions. Reports by Law360 and Bloomberg Law
Danny Townsend argues Tenth Circuit appeal on power of federal courts to award litigation costs under state law
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Nadler cites testimony of “prominent public interest attorney” Deepak Gupta in markup of Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act
Matt Wessler argues First Circuit appeal at the intersection of antitrust, patent, and drug regulation, challenging an insulin manufacturer’s anticompetitive scheme to maintain monopoly power over the multi-billion dollar insulin market
Firm sues the SEC for issuing a rule that dilutes consumer protections for retail investors and allows brokers to maintain harmful conflicts of interest, in violation of the Dodd-Frank Act