Top 250 Women in Litigation 2014

July 18th, 2014

Benchmark's Top 250 Women in Litigation, the definitive guide to North America's leading women litigators, is now in print and online. The winners were determined...

Davis Polk Welcomes Enforcement Partner Neil MacBride

July 9th, 2014

Neil MacBride, former US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia (“EDVA”), has joined the global enforcement team of Davis Polk & Wardwell as a partner...

Benchmark Women in Litigation Forum

June 2nd, 2014

Women in Litigation Forum | September 10, 2014 | Essex House, New York

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Benchmark Litigation's first-ever Women in Litigation forum is...

Yaiguaje v Chevron Corporation: Enforcing an Ecuadorian Judgment Against a US Company in Ontario

March 20th, 2014

by Cheryl Woodin and Jonathan Chen of Borden Ladner Gervais, Toronto

In Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corp, 2013 ONCA 758, the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed that an...

Navigating the Minefield: Practical Considerations for Conducting Internal Investigations

March 10th, 2014

By Mark Morrison, Michael Dixon, Iris Fischer and Jamie Olsen of Blake Cassels & Graydon  

The reality of today’s business landscape is that no industry is entirely...


Prosecutors and Whistleblowers Push False Claims Act Into New Frontiers, Creating Aggressive Enforcement Strategies and Unprecedented Theories of Liability - by Kristin Graham Koehler and Brian P. Morrissey

October 17th, 2013

The False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 et seq.—a tool that has been used for decades to combat fraud by government contractors, health care companies, and...

Mentorship: How to Lead Through the Shattered Ceiling

July 26th, 2013

By Anne Szustek

A potential pitfall of writing a feature piece for an annual publication such as Top 250 Women in Litigation is that it often proves a problem to...

Deal Litigation in the United States and Canada

February 5th, 2013

By Andrew Gray and Stefan Stauder, Torys

In the United States, shareholder litigation accompanies the announcement of virtually every deal involving a...

As Insider Trading Enforcement Surges, the Scope of Fiduciary Duties Comes Into Focus

January 3rd, 2013

By Mark D. Hopson and Kristin Graham Koehler, Sidley Austin LLP

High-profile charges of insider trading are dominating the headlines at an unprecedented...

Just Browsing: Bringing Your Patent Case in California

January 3rd, 2013

By Robert W. Dickerson, Jr. and Richard D. Tuminello, Jr., Dickstein Shapiro LLP

You’re a patent holder trying to decide where to bring your infringement suit....

Female Litigators: Continuing to Set Precedent

August 1st, 2012

By Anne Szustek, Deputy Editor for Benchmark Litigation

Top 250 Women in Litigation highlights the skills and accomplishments of some 250 female litigators in a...