Pro Bono: New York State Citizens’ Coalition for Children v. Poole
This multiyear, cross office effort is one example of Cornerstone Research’s pro bono program leading to meaningful change for children in need.
Students for Fair Admission Inc. v. University of North Carolina et al.
Relying heavily on our expert’s testimony, the judge found in favor of the University of North Carolina in this case, upholding the use of race in undergraduate admissions.
MacKinnon v. Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. et al.
Justice Edward Belobaba of the Ontario Superior Court denied class certification on the basis that the plaintiffs failed to establish an economic loss or a methodology for determining economic losses…
IntegrityMessageBoards.com v. Facebook Inc.
A judge denied plaintiff’s motion for class certification, citing Professor Hanssens’s expert report.
No-Poach Clauses in QSR Litigation
Class certification was denied in two seminal franchise no-poach litigation matters involving McDonald’s and Jimmy John’s.
Hussein v. QSI et al.
The jury awarded our clients a complete defense verdict in the first case involving a “holder’s claim” to reach trial in California.
Federal Trade Commission v. 1-800 Contacts
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an FTC decision regarding trademark enforcement against online competitors.
Pro Bono: Tinsley et al. v. McKay et al.
Children’s Rights retained Paul Zurek of Cornerstone Research in a pro bono matter involving Arizona’s foster care system.
Alleged Failure to Disclose Drug Safety Issues
Cornerstone Research was retained by a pharmaceutical company facing securities litigation after it withdrew a drug from the market because of safety concerns.
Tronox Holdings plc.’s Proposed Acquisition of TiZir Titanium and Iron
The FTC voted to close its investigation after the parties abandoned the transaction.
In the Matter of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Following the FTC’s lawsuit, the parties abandoned the proposed merger of two health systems.
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