Complex Litigation

December 18, 2007

The Practicing Law Institute has published a new treatise, International Corporate Practice, A Practitioner’s Guide to Global Success, including a chapter entitled International Crisis Management co-authored by Bob Littleton. Mr. Littleton has lectured on this topic for the treatise editor’s “Corporate Lawyering” class on at the University of Pennsylvania Law School for many years.

October 11, 2007

Kevin is admitted in New York and New Jersey. He recently completed a clerkship with Hon. Stephen J. Bernstein in the Superior Court of New Jersey. Kevin received his undergraduate degree from Colgate University, where he majored in political science.

September 13, 2007

This year's attendees represented many leading Korean companies. Among other things, they learned how to defend US claims and how to get from downtown Manhattan to Yankee Stadium on the #4 Train.

August 16, 2007

Amanda is a California native and a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley where she majored in political science.

July 18, 2007

The firm has changed its name to reflect the contributions of NJ partner Bob Kelly to the firm's reputation in the legal community.

June 14, 2007

Creditors' Rights and Commercial Litigation partner Bryon Friedman presented as part of a panel at a day long seminar by the NYS Bar Association in New York City on the topic of collecting debt and enforcing judgments. Bryon spoke on two topics -- judgment enforcement devices and strategies for collecting secured debt -- and contributed on other agenda items, including settlement strategies, bankruptcy implications, and ethical considerations. This was the third time that Bryon has participated as a presenter in this NYSBA program.

May 29, 2007

Bob Littleton chaired a panel discussion on "Globilization of Product Liability" at the Spring Meeting of the Product Liability Advisory Counsel in Chicago.

May 28, 2007

Littleton Joyce is pleased to announce the opening of its New Jersey office, managed by liability defense trial lawyer Bob Kelly. The office, centrally located in Red Bank, NJ, serves all of the Garden State. Bob is joined by senior associate Jason Schmitz and paralegal Jennifer Rowley. The New Jersey office is supported, as needed, by New Jersey-admitted lawyers Joseph Lipari and Romelia Leach in the New York City office, and New Jersey-admitted Jim Ughetta in the Purchase, NY office.

May 24, 2007

Senior associate Jason Schmitz joins Bob Kelly in the New Jersey office.

May 18, 2007

Bob Kelly, lead counsel for ExxonMobil in the NY court case "Parker v. Mobil Oil Corporation" which dismissed a Benzene suit and established the new New York standard for admissibility of expert evidence in toxic tort litigation, lectured on the impact of the Parker decision at the Harris Martin Benzene Litigation Conference in Las Vegas on May 18, 2007.

May 09, 2007

Littleton Joyce is pleased to announce that Bob Kelly, who practiced for over two decades with the founding partners at their former firm, has joined the firm. Bob is a seasoned trial lawyer and has been entrusted with the continuing representation of clients including ExxonMobil and Yamaha. Bob will head the New Jersey office. His name will be added to the firm's effective July 1, 2007.

March 14, 2007

Littleton Joyce opens its second office in Purchase, NY, in Westchester County, twenty miles north of New York City. Jim Ughetta is the managing parter and is joined by partners Rob Joyce, Bruce Ainbinder and Bryon Friedman.

February 01, 2007

After decades of working together at a large liability defense firm, partners Bob Littleton, Rob Joyce, Jim Ughetta and Jin Park have opened a boutique litigation firm with a national practice and an international clientele, specializing in complex litigation. They are joined by three other partners from their former firm: Bryon Friedman, Bruce Ainbinder and Michael Bai; along with associates Joe Lipari and Romelia Leach.

January 01, 2007

The partners of Littleton Joyce expressed their deep appreciation to the clients who have retained the new firm to represent them. Representative manufacturers who have entrusted assignments to Littleton Joyce include manufacturers ABB, BASF, Bell Sports, Harley-Davidson, Siemens, SIG Arms and many others. Pre-eminent US, European and Asian insurers have also retained Littleton Joyce for liability and coverage defense actions. Korean manufacturers and insurers have been especially supportive of Jin Park and Michael Bai in their move to the new firm.