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Facebook will need to face a class action under Illinois’ biometrics privacy law for its face-tagging technology, as a federal appeals court in California rejected both the social media giant’s attempt to argue the plaintiffs couldn’t prove they were actually harmed by the program, and Facebook’s contention a class action would dissolve into a pool of “mini-trials” over individual Illinois residents’ claims.
The Obama Foundation and its supporters in Chicago City Hall have notched a big win in the battle over whether to build a museum paying homage to the legacy of former President Barack Obama, as a judge dismissed the legal challenge to the plan to build the museum in Chicago's Jackson Park.
MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown named “ABS Law Firm of the Year” at GlobalCapital’s US Securitization Awards
Mayer Brown was named “ABS Law Firm of the Year” by GlobalCapital at its 2019 US Securitization Awards, which recognized law firms, banks, issuers, data providers and accounting firms for “outstanding achievement in structured finance markets.”
MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown transaction wins “Deal of the Year” in Power Finance & Risk’s Deals and Firms of the Year Awards
Mayer Brown advised on a transaction named “North America Renewables/Battery Project Finance Deal of the Year” by Power Finance & Risk in its 16th annual Deals and Firms of the Year Awards.
Judge: Lawsuit to continue vs D211 over gender 'affirmation policy;' alleges violates students' Title IX, religious rights
A group of parents and high school students in Chicago’s northwest suburbs have won the chance to continue with their lawsuit against one of the state’s largest public high school districts, asserting the district violated students’ rights by imposing a policy to allow transgender students to use the locker room and restrooms of their choice, and allegedly shaming anyone who disagreed.
MAYER BROWN: World Trademark Review 1000 recognizes six Mayer Brown IP partners, awards Hong Kong IP practice top-tier ranking
The 2019 edition of World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 recognized six partners in Mayer Brown’s global Intellectual Property practice and awarded the firm a top-tier ranking in Hong Kong SAR in the Enforcement & Litigation category.
Mayer Brown announced that leading derivatives and fintech attorney Matthew Kluchenek has joined the firm as a partner.
Mayer Brown announced that highly regarded litigator Daniel T. Fenske has joined the firm’s Antitrust & Competition practice as a partner in Chicago. Most recently, Mr. Fenske was a partner at Jenner & Block.
MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown recognized in Financial Times’ list of most innovative law firms for legal expertise
The Financial Times has ranked Mayer Brown as one of the “Most Innovative Law Firms for Legal Expertise” annual report, “North America Innovative Lawyers.” Mayer Brown has been recognized in the report each year that it has been published.
An Illinois appeals panel has overturned a Cook County jury’s $10.7 million verdict against a water heater manufacturer, which found the company was liable for a baby’s scalding death, saying the trial judge improperly excluded evidence that would have aided the manufacturer’s defense.