Category Archives: U.S. CONGRESS

Winston’s Elizabeth Papez Updates SCOTUS Business Cases


As Papez explained in that broadcast, “The Supreme Court’s ruling in Kirk could significantly impact the many multi-billion dollar industries that do business with the federal government because the decision will help define the circumstances in which plaintiffs who are not government lawyers, and would otherwise lack standing to sue, can use the federal courts to pursue large financial bounties for proving fraud on the Government.”
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Litigator, U.S. Supreme Court Clerk & Former DOJ Deputy Assistant AG Elizabeth Papez joins Winston & Strawn in DC


“Few lawyers with such experience have clerked for the Roberts Court and that distinction, combined with Elizabeth’s understanding of Washington, D.C. and her success in advising on legal and enforcement issues of recent and high-level importance, are unquestionable assets to our office and to our national litigation services,” added Thomas Mills, managing partner of Winston’s Washington, D.C. office. Continue reading

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Forbes Reports on Meritor Savings Bank v. FDIC Case


Dodd-Frank establishes an “Orderly Liquidation Authority” with members including the Treasury Secretary and heads of the financial agencies. If the authority so decides, the FDIC can seize institutions that pose a threat to the financial security of the U.S. Heady stuff for an agency that isn’t even part of the government. Continue reading

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Winston & Strawn Files U.S. Supreme Court Brief Urging Court To Allow Prisoners Monetary Damages for Religious Rights Abuses


“Texas’ solution typically has been to simply move prisoners filing religious freedom lawsuits from prison to prison, thus making prisoners’ pending cases moot. Poof! Problem solved,” said Gene Schaerr, firm-wide chair of Appellate and Critical Motions practice at Winston & Strawn LLP. Continue reading

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FDIC SIGNS CLEARLY STATE IT’S BACKED BY THE US GOVERNMENT – Just as Congress Promised Repeatedly


Editor’s Advisor                        Contact: Pamela Whitney 202.747.4440 July 8, 2010 Tom Buchanan to Argue Before Federal Circuit in Slattery (Meritor Saving) v. U.S. On July 8 at 11:00 a.m. EST, Winston & Strawn partner, Tom Buchanan, will engage in en … Continue reading

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Gov’t. Says FDIC Isn’t Backed By U.S. Congress


Editor’s Advisor                  Contact:   Pamela Whitney –  202.747.4440 July 7, 2010 SIGNS on Bank Counters Insuring Deposits Up to $250,000 Really Backed By US Congress? WHO:            Tom Buchanan, partner Winston & Strawn LLP (Wash, DC) Frank Slattery, Jr. and … Continue reading

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Gov’t. Says FDIC Isn’t Backed By U.S. CONGRESS


Editor’s Advisor                  Contacts:         Pamela Whitney –  202.747.4440 July 6, 2010 FDIC Signs on Bank Counters Insuring Deposits Up To $250,000 Really Backed By The US Congress? WHO:            Tom Buchanan, partner Winston & Strawn LLP (Wash, DC) Frank Slattery, Jr. … Continue reading

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