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By Securities Docket on July 7, 2021, 9:53 am
U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III, who oversaw two decades of Manhattan federal court fights including the criminal case against longtime Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, has died. He was 68. Pauley died Tuesday morning “after a battle with an illness,” Southern District of New York district court executive Edward Friedland said in an […]
By Securities Docket on September 12, 2018, 11:13 am
On September 12, 2018, Cravath announced that Judge Katherine B. Forrest, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice and U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, has rejoined the Firm as a partner. via Katherine B. Forrest, Former U.S. District Judge for the Southern District […]
By Securities Docket on February 25, 2015, 11:44 am
Yesterday, the landmark Eike Batista insider trading trial in Brazil was “thrown into turmoil” when reporters spotted the judge in the case driving Batista’s white Porsche Cayenne that had been previously seized by authorities along with several other luxury vehicles belonging to Batista. via Batista Insider Trading Case in ‘Turmoil’ After Judge Seen Driving Seized […]
By Securities Docket on December 18, 2014, 10:55 am
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr., a prominent white collar and securities enforcement defense attorney, to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. via Haywood Gilliam, Jr. Confirmed as Federal Judge in California | Compliance Week
By Securities Docket on December 18, 2014, 7:23 am
The Senate has confirmed President Obama’s nomination of Haywood Gilliam, a San Francisco business lawyer and former federal prosecutor, to become a federal judge. via Lawyer Haywood Gilliam confirmed as federal judge – SFGate
By Securities Docket on January 14, 2014, 8:08 am
The federal bankruptcy judge presiding over the liquidation of assets related to Bernard Madoff’s epic Ponzi scheme has died, a clerk to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York said on Monday. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Burton Lifland, 84, died on Sunday, according to the clerk, Vito Genna. Genna said he did not know the cause […]
By Securities Docket on October 16, 2013, 10:07 am
The government shutdown did not stop the U.S. Senate from confirming SEC Enforcement attorney Andrea R. Wood on Tuesday to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Wood, presently a Senior Trial Counsel, will at age 40 become the youngest federal court judge in the U.S. when she […]
By Securities Docket on February 7, 2012, 7:17 pm
The Hon. Richard J. Holwell (SDNY) steps down from bench to start a boutique litigation firm.
By Securities Docket on June 29, 2010, 2:36 pm
Judge Robinson has been a federal judge since 2003.
By Securities Docket on August 19, 2009, 1:11 pm
J. Travis Laster, a partner with Abrams & Laster in Wilmington, Delaware, has been nominated by Gov. Jack Markell for the vacant seat on Delaware’s prestigious Court of Chancery.