In the 2009 Term, lawyers in the firm were counsel to parties in seven merits cases. Of particular note, in January, 2010, Amy Howe successfully argued on behalf of the petitioner in Abbott v. Abbott
, a case involving the proper interpretation of the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. The Court ruled
6-3 in our client's favor.
Also in January, Kevin Russell argued on behalf of the the petitioner in Jerman v. Carlisle, a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case. In April, the Court ruled in our client's favor, 7-2.
In March, Tom Goldstein argued a bankruptcy case on behalf of the petitioner in Hamilton v. Lanning. The Court ruled 8-1 in our client's favor.