More than four-fifths of commercial real estate executives are optimistic about the sector's prospects this year, which is a significant uptick in sentiment from a year earlier, according to a forthcoming report from Seyfarth Shaw LLP that Law360 has obtained.
Following the U.S. Supreme Court's recent refusal to review two suits challenging New York's rent stabilization law, attorneys are at odds over whether Justice Clarence Thomas' opinion categorizing the cases as "generalized allegations" invites future challenges.
Stonepeak plans to buy a 50% noncontrolling stake in Dominion Energy's Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project for $3 billion and split construction costs with the electricity giant in a deal powered by three law firms, the companies announced.
Akerman LLP added another partner this month to its New York office, hiring a counsel at Vinson & Elkins LLP for its real estate practice in the city Monday.
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP helped clients close deals last year for the development of prominent additions to the New York City and Las Vegas skylines, earning the firm a spot among Law360's 202... (more story)
A New York judge listened to his critics by deciding not to ban Donald Trump and his companies from doing business in New York entirely with a ruling last week forcing the former president and his affiliates t... (more story)
A California federal judge has ordered the lawyer for a business owned by a tribal conglomerate to attend a hearing with San Bernardino County's district attorney, saying the lawyer must explain why he forced ... (more story)
A Louisiana federal judge has ordered the owner of an extended-stay hotel near New Orleans to go to arbitration with a group of insurers over coverage for damage caused by Hurricane Ida, finding that the polic... (more story)
A Medical Properties Trust Inc. shareholder accused the hospital-focused real estate investment trust in Maryland federal court of hiding the California government's halting of a $375 million equity stake tran... (more story)
A New York federal court has rejected Travelers' bid for additional discovery in a coverage dispute involving a textile importer whose goods were destroyed in a warehouse fire, after the Second Circuit vacated... (more story)
A planned community hit construction firm Toll Brothers with a breach of contract suit in Connecticut state court, alleging 67 townhomes, six apartment buildings and a clubhouse were built or improved with doz... (more story)
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments related to three big-ticket cases this week in a pair of First Amendment challenges to Florida and Texas laws prohibiting social media platforms from removing co... (more story)
California says it plans to seek sanctions against Huntington Beach, California, alleging that a cross-petition filed by the city was a clear attempt to delay proceedings amid the state's case alleging Hunting... (more story)
MV Realty is defending the enforceability of a series of agreements with more than 2,000 North Carolina homeowners — asking the state's Supreme Court to overturn a trial judge's injunction finding the company ... (more story)
A nursing home company whose owner pled guilty in January to employment tax fraud in a New Jersey federal case must shoulder a $5 million judgment plus interest and fees for bills it failed to pay a medical su... (more story)
An Illinois federal judge has again axed federal antitrust claims brought by a proposed class of homebuyers challenging the National Association of Realtors' commission rules, while allowing some of the new st... (more story)
The head of a Russian-state-owned bank has been charged in New York federal court with evading economic sanctions by conspiring with others to maintain his two super-yachts and a luxury home in Aspen, Colorado... (more story)
Donald Trump, his adult sons, his companies and former officers moved to appeal the $464.6 million civil fraud judgment handed down by a New York state judge earlier this month, accusing the judge of overstepp... (more story)
The National Wildlife Federation and American Whitewater are asking a Louisiana federal judge to let them join litigation over an updated Clean Water Act rule that expanded states' and tribes' ability to block... (more story)
A wind farm developer has asked the First Circuit to reject fishing groups' challenge to the U.S. Department of the Interior's approval of a proposed project off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, saying the effo... (more story)