Damián Vallejo, disputes partner at Dunning Rievman & MacDonald, was invited to speak at the GAR Live: Istanbul event, where he spoke on the “Enforcement of arbitral awards: myths, realities, challenges.” Among other networking opportunities, the event included a lunch sponsored by the firm.
Damián Vallejo, disputes partner at Dunning Rievman & MacDonald, was invited to speak at the XVII Conference on International Arbitration organized by the Peruvian Institute of Arbitration in Lima, Peru. Damián spoke about the interrelationship between private and public law in the maritime industry, the importance of such industry and the protection of strategic investments… Read more
DR&M is pleased to announce that Andrés Arnaldos has joined the firm as a partner. His addition reinforces DR&M’s cross-border transactional practice. Originally from Spain, Andrés’s practice is focused on corporate and finance transactions. Over the last fifteen years, he has advised many foreign investors establishing and developing their businesses in the United States, as… Read more
Damián Vallejo, disputes partner at Dunning Rievman & MacDonald, has been included in a group of 12 Spanish lawyers that are considered stars of the Spanish legal profession succeeding in the USA. The article has been published by Expansión, one of Spain’s most important business and financial newspapers, and its online version can be found… Read more
We are very excited to announce the merger of Dunning Rievman LLP and MacDonald Weiss PLLC to form a new firm: Dunning Rievman & MacDonald LLP
Dunning Rievman LLP proudly sponsored the New York State Bar Association International Section Regional Meeting that took place in Madrid on April 28 and 29, 2022. Our partner Damián Vallejo participated in a panel discussion about Hot Topics in International Arbitration. Congratulations to the International Section of the NYSBA and all of those who worked on putting… Read more
On March 23, 2022, Dunning Rievman LLP partners Josh Rievman and Damián Vallejo participated in the “Türkiye-Italy-USA Trade Investment and Arbitration Panel” at the Palazzo di Venezia (Venedik Sarayi) in Istanbul, Türkiye, before a group of distinguished guests and colleagues from around the world, including partners Brian Dunning and Petek Gunay-Balatsas. The panel discussion was hosted jointly by International Law Investment and Development Association… Read more
Dunning Rievman sponsored the first edition of the LitFinCon that took place in Houston on March 1 & 2, 2022. Our partner Damián Vallejo participated in a panel where he discussed, among other things, on best practices when seeking litigation finance.
Dunning Rievman is proud to have won a significant victory for our client, an ascendant privately held cookware company, following a 17-day arbitration hearing. The company and its two co-founders/owners were sued by Claimant, their former business partner, whom the company bought out by redeeming his shares in 2018. After the buyout was fully funded,… Read more
The Appellate Division, First Department today unanimously affirmed the $120 million trial verdict in favor of DRD clients Gary Ganzi, Claire Ganzi Breen and the Estate of Charles Cook, who sued derivatively on behalf of Just One More Restaurant Corporation(“JOMR”) and Just One More Holding Corporation. The First Department affirmed the 2019 judgment of Supreme… Read more
DRD Counsel Damián Vallejo was invited to speak on January 14th, 2020 at the Universidad de Monterrey (Mexico) in an event organized by the Clúster Energético de Nuevo León and supported by the firms Santos Elizondo and Dunning Rievman & Davies. Damián’s talk focused on the protection of private investment in the energy sector through… Read more
DRD Counsel Damián Vallejo was recently invited by the International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) to speak in Quito, Ecuador. Based on his personal experience, Damián (pictured at far right in photo below) participated in a panel discussion on how to build a career in international arbitration, providing practical tips to the… Read more
February 11, 2019 – New York Supreme Court Justice Andrea Masley today entered a final judgment in Ganzi v. Ganzi (653074-2012), the precedent-setting trademark licensing suit involving royalties to be paid for the iconic Palm restaurant intellectual property. Over $119 million has now been assessed against Wally Ganzi and Bruce Bozzi, the Palm’s owners, for… Read more
In a dispute involving the intellectual property of The Palm Restaurant, the iconic steakhouse, New York Supreme Court Justice Andrea Masley ruled in favor of the restaurant’s minority shareholders, who claimed that the Palm’s majority shareholders breached their fiduciary duty of loyalty by exploiting the Palm’s famous IP for their personal benefit. Justice Masley ruled… Read more
The FAA announced that it had settled a $1.9 million civil penalty case it had brought against SkyPan International, Inc. for unauthorized drone (or unmanned aircraft system (“UAS”)) flights over New York and Chicago during 2012-2014. Under the terms of the settlement, SkyPan, an aerial photography company, agreed to pay a $200,000 civil penalty while… Read more