New York Federal Court Rules that Refco Bankruptcy Estate Can Proceed With Lawsuit against Cantor Fitzgerald and CEO Howard Lutnick Over Theft of Intellectual Property

NEW YORK (June 16, 2014) – A federal judge in New York’s Southern District has upheld all of the key claims in a lawsuit filed against financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald and its primary owner and chief executive Howard Lutnick by the bankruptcy estate of former futures broker Refco Inc. The suit, filed in 2013, alleges that Cantor’s Nevada gaming businesses acquired proprietary technology and other assets from a subsidiary in which Refco held a 10% stake, without ever compensating the subsidiary and depriving Refco of its interest in the assets… Read the full Press Release

Grant & Eisenhofer ranked in Top Band as a Leading Firm by Chambers and Partners UK in Chambers USA Guide 2014

In its 11th consecutive year as a top-ranked firm, G&E ranks in Band 1 in the areas of:

Chancery: Mainly Plaintiff (Delaware)…Read the Editorial
Securities: Litigation: Mainly Plaintiff (Nationwide)…Read the Editorial
Litigation: Securities Mainly Plaintiff (New York)…Read the Editorial

Firm Director Adam Levitt discusses Litigation Surrounding General Motors Ignition Switch Problem in a podcast interview on Ringler Radio

Larry Cohen and Mike Casey from Ringler Associates talk with Attorney Adam J. Levitt about the GM litigation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s role and ultimately what this ignition problem means for the car giant…… Click Here to listen to the full podcast.

Firm Managing Director Stuart Grant comments on a Board of Directors’ right to push back, interview on CNBC

Stuart Grant takes part in a discussion as to whether boards of directors are necessary for companies, and the importance of them pushing back. To view the April 24, 2014 CNBC interview…Click Here

National Coalition of Major Trial Firms Brings Class Action against General Motors Over Defective Key System

SAN FRANCISCO (March 24, 2014) – As General Motors braces for bruising investigations by Congress and federal regulators over its decade-long failure to correct faulty ignitions switches on several of its major car brands, GM now also faces a private class action filed by a group of GM consumers from nine states seeking economic recovery on behalf of a nationwide class for purchasing and/or leasing vehicles they allege the company knew were defective… Read the full Press Release