Michael B. Mukasey, of counsel to the firm, recently served as Attorney General of the United States, the nation’s chief law enforcement officer. ...
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- The State of Qatar and Qatari entities and individuals in international claims arising out of the measures imposed by the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt against Qatar, including twice prevailing in proceedings on provisional measures before the International Court of Justice against the United Arab Emirates under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, obtaining a unanimous decision in Qatar’s favor in proceedings before the International Court of Justice under the Chicago Convention and the International Air Services Transit Agreement, and in investment arbitrations and claims in other international tribunals.
- The terrorism trial of Omar Abdel Rahman (the “Blind Sheik”) and nine other defendants.
- SR Int’l Bus. Ins. Co. v. World Trade Ctr. Props, LLC, addressing whether the two-plane attack on the World Trade Center constituted one or two “occurrences” for insurance purposes.
- Antidote Int’l Films v. Motion Picture Assoc. of Am., addressing antitrust issues arising from the MPAA’s ban on the distribution of new movies to critics and awards groups.
- Padilla v. Rumsfeld, addressing the detention of a citizen suspected of engaging in terrorism against the United States.
- United States v. Lindauer, rejecting the government’s request to compel a defendant to take psychotropic drugs to render her competent to stand trial.
- United States v. Cheng Chui Ping, where the defendant was charged with immigrant smuggling, money laundering and trafficking in kidnapping proceeds.
- Udell v. New York News Inc., involving a libel claim by an attorney against New York News Inc.
- United States v. Stirling, a stock fraud prosecution.
- United States v. Carlin Communications, Inc., a criminal prosecution involving alleged interstate transportation of obscene materials.
- Yale Law School, 1967, LL.B.
- Columbia University, 1963, B.A.