The Weinstein Melnick Team in the News


September 21, 2017:  $30M Settlement in Investors’ Suit Against Lender Wins OK (Law 360)

September 5, 2017:  CTI BioPharma Settles Investor Testing Info Row for $20M (Law360)

June 12, 2017:  Deutsche Bank to Pay $170M to Settle Euribor Investor Suit (Law360)

May 12, 2017:  TIAA Settlement Agreement Goes Beyond Monetary Compensation (Plan Sponsor)

May 11, 2017:  Canelo Alvarez, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Held Secret Weigh-in Before Fight (ESPN)

April 27, 2017:  Drug Co. Investors Seek OK For Early $3.8M Settlement (Law360)

March 2, 2017:  Class Seeks $10M to Settle Zynga Stock Lock Waiver Suit (Law360)

January 27, 2017:  Rwanda:  New Efforts Rolled out to Promote Arbitration (All Africa)

January 13, 2017:  Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to fight on May 6  (ESPN)

December 20, 2016:  Trump University Settlement Filed With Judge (Courthouse News)

October 31, 2016:  Chinese Sports Lottery Biz Settles IPO Suit   (Law360)

May 27, 2016:  Chelsea Therapeutics Settles Investor Class Action (Law360) 

March 14, 2016:  Ageas to Pay Fortis Shareholders €1.2bn Over Financial Crisis (Financial Times)

February 25, 2016:  Vestas Settles Legal Proceedings in Denmark and India concerning former Chief Financial Officer Henrik Nørremark, RRB Energy Limited, and Eco RRB Infra Private Limited (Global Newswire)

January 29, 2016:  Quinn, Pearson Seeks $254M in Fees in Banks’ CDS Suit Deal (Law360)

October 29, 2015:  Federal Judge Preliminarily Approves $1.86 Billion Settlement in Credit-Default Swaps Class Action (Law360)

April 29, 2015:  An Exclusive Look at the Six-Year Negotiation for Mayweather-Pacquiao (Sports Illustrated)

February 19, 2015:  Federal Judge Preliminarily Approves $235 Million Settlement in RALI MBS Class Action (Globe Newswire)

February 13, 2015:  Citigroup, Goldman, UBS Pay $235M to End MBS Class Action (Law360)

May 19, 2014:  Anadarko Pays $12.5M to Settle Deepwater Horizon Suit (Law360)

Professional Updates

June 2016:  Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.) has been selected to the first ever National Mediators list in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

March 2016:  Jed D. Melnick is named an ADR Champion by the National Law Journal (NLJ)—the only New York JAMS panelist included on NLJ’s inaugural list.

March 2015:  Judge Daniel Weinstein receives the 2014 International Advocate for Peace Award from the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution.

April 2014:  The Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law names its symposium “The Jed D. Melnick Symposium of the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution” in honor of the journal’s founding editor and Cardozo alumnus.

Weinstein Melnick Team Publications

Jed D. Melnick & Simone K. LelchukGo Work Your Magic, American Bar Association, Fall 2017 (starting at Page 8).

Hon. Daniel H. Weinstein (Ret.)Reflections of a Leading Neutral on Mediation Advocacy, Haig’s Business and Commercial Litigation 4th Edition.

Lizbeth HasseTrade Secrets Troubles are Well-Suited for Early Mediation, Daily Journal, August 2016.

Lizbeth HasseAntitrust Implications of Intellectual Property Settlements, JAMS IP Matters Newsletter, Fall 2015.

Simone LelchukHow to Mediate Like a Pro, TYL Magazine/American Bar Association, August 2015.

Lizbeth HasseMediating Environmental Disputes, Part II:  Challenges of NGO and Government Agency Participants, Legal by the Bay (The Bar Association of San Francisco’s blog), June 2014.

Lizbeth HasseMediating Environmental Disputes, Part I:  Addressing the Long Term in the Present, Legal by the Bay (The Bar Association of San Francisco’s blog), June 2014.

Lizbeth HasseMediating in the World of Antitrust: Part II, Legal by the Bay (The Bar Association of San Francisco’s blog), July 2013.

Lizbeth HasseMediating in the World of Antitrust: Part I, Legal by the Bay (The Bar Association of San Francisco’s blog), June 2013.

Jed D. MelnickLost Opportunities in Mediation, Westlaw Journal Securities Litigation & Regulation, Vol 19, Issue 4, June 2013.

Jed D. Melnick, “The Role of Mediation and Insurance in Bet the Company Litigation,” Cardozo J. Conflict Resol., Vol 14.2, Spring 2013.

Peter KammingaInter-Firm Negotiations and Conflict: The Need to Negotiate ‘Process’ to Sustain Cross-Border Commercial Relationships, Journal of Arbitration and Mediation, 2011.

Jed. D. Melnick, et al., Mediation Starts from the First Phone Call: Practice Points and Helpful Hints for Lawyers Going to Mediation, 11 Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution 463, Spring 2010.

Jed D. MelnickThe Mediation of Securities Class Action Suits, A Panel Discussion Hosted by the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 9 Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution 397, Spring 2008.

Daniel Weinstein, Michael D. Young, and Jed D. Melnick, The Role of Damages Issues – Post-Dura – in the Mediation of Securities Class Actions, 6 Mealey’s Emerging Securities Litigation #3, September 2007.