Jenna Greene

Flimsy FTC Data Breach Action Gets Appellate Test. And It's Not Pretty

Jenna Greene

Hungry litigators on the prowl for the Next Big Thing have been talking for ages about data breach litigation. Now pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a case that's sure to shape the data security landscape: the knock-down, drag-out, hair-pulling, eye-gouging fight b

What Do You Get if You Mix a Cheerleader, Justice Kennedy, Simpson Thacher and My Worst Nightmare? This Column.

Jenna Greene

Why is lawyer rating site Avvo in a fight with an ex-cheerleader? And what's up with all the Justice-Kennedy-Might-Retire speculation? How did Simpson Thacher defeat class cert? All this and more...

A Blast From the (Smoky) Past: Are Opioid Suits the New Big Tobacco?

Jenna Greene

As states, cities and counties pile on to sue opioid manufacturers for fueling drug addiction, it's got a familiar feeling: the suits against big tobacco.

How a Nagging Flaw Could (and Should) Un-Do the Trump U Settlement

Jenna Greene

"A classic Catch-22." "A Hobson's choice." "Deeply problematic." That's how a dozen top law school professors describe the Trump University fraud settlement in an amicus brief. It's a strong argument—and it may be enough to persuade the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to reverse U.S. Di

In Suing to Block Merger of Fantasy Sports Sites, FTC Resists the Trump Steamroller

Jenna Greene

Antitrust is not especially political. But there's a perception that Republican administrations tend to be more willing to say yes to corporate mergers. The FTC, however, just issued an emphatic "no," filing suit on Monday to block the merger of two fantasy sports sites.

From Baker Botts to the Bench and Back: When Being a Judge Isn't the Ultimate Job

Jenna Greene

Becoming a judge is supposed to be the brass ring, the crowning glory of a legal career. So what makes someone give it up to go back to private practice?

Girl (Senator) Interrupted: Women Litigators Feel Kamala Harris' Pain

Jenna Greene

For the second time in a week, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris was interrupted by her male colleagues, who told the former prosecutor from California to back off aggressively questioning Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. For women litigators, it's a depressingly f

20 Years, 5 Trials, and It's Still Not Over: This Case is Like 'Groundhog Day' for Kirkland's Hurst

Jenna Greene

In some ways, winning a $26 million jury award for age discrimination in 2002 against Abbott Laboratories was the worst thing that could have happened to former sales manager David Jelinek and his legal team. Because after the verdict was reversed on appeal 12 years ago, they've been chasing it ever

Jeff Sessions (Gulp) is Right—It's a Problem to Dole Out Settlement Money to Third Party Groups

Jenna Greene

There's a fine line between government settlements that promote justice and those that amount to windfalls for select non-profit organizations.

CrossFit Clobbers Competitor with Sanctions in False Advertising Case

Jenna Greene

It probably shouldn't come as a surprise: CrossFit will kick your butt in court.

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