Jonathan Handler and David Lieberman wrote an article, "Citizenship of LLCs and Subject Matter Jurisdiction in the Federal Courts: A Serious Concern Begging for Resolution," for Bloomberg BNA's Securities Regulation & Law Report. The article is about how many practitioners fail to understand a key legal distinction between LLCs and corporations as it relates to their state of citizenship. In this article, the authors examine the implications of mispleaded LLC citizenship for the broader federal court system. Based upon a preliminary survey of federal court filings, Handler and Lieberman believe that a significant portion of the diversity-based, non-MDL lawsuits involving LLCs are premised on a complaint or notice of removal that does not properly set forth the LLC’s citizenship, therefore calling into question the federal court’s subject matter jurisdiction over the dispute.
Miami attorney Andrew Ingalls moderated the panel, "The Future of the Death Penalty in Florida," at the South Florida Chapter of the American Constitution on November 12.
On October 22, Partner and General Counsel Elizabeth J. Sher was a panelist at the Attorneys' Liability Assurance Society webinar titled, "Who Can You Trust? The Dangers of Serving As and Representing Fiduciaries."
Judge Christopher F. Droney (ret.) authored the article, "Preparation is Key: A Successful Moot Session is Vital for Appellate Arguments," for the "Best Practices" column of the Connecticut Law Tribune.
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Judge Christopher Droney (ret.) authored the article, "Tips for Effective Appellate Arguments," for the "Expert Opinion" column of the Connecticut Law Tribune.
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New Jersey Partner Christina Livorsi was featured in an in-depth New Jersey Law Journal Q&A titled, "Meet Day Pitney's Livorsi, the Woman Whose Big Courtroom Victory Continues to Reverberate Across 2 Sectors."
Florida Partner Gary S. Betensky elected to serve as Chair of the Palm Beach County Environmental Control Hearing Board was featured in the Sun Sentinel's People on the Move Column.
Florida Partner Gary S. Betensky has been elected by the board members of the Palm Beach County Environmental Control Hearing Board to serve as chair, effective immediately.
Day Pitney Counsel Steven A. Cash was quoted by The Hill, discussing how former Trump White House strategist Stephen Bannon's choice to buck a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol could tee up a big decision for a Justice Department determined to strike an independent tone.