Old River Control Complex Takings

Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP attorneys are part of a team representing the State of Mississippi and others who hold more than 350,000 acres of property along the Mississippi River and seek compensation from the United States for increased flooding on their properties caused by the Old River Control Complex, which is operated by the [...]

2020-05-25T02:11:27+00:00May 1st, 2020|Cases, Cases For and Against Governments, Complex Litigation|

California Teletax Cases

Together with other law firms, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, prosecuted three cases against the City and County of Los Angeles, as well as the City of Long Beach concerning wrongfully imposed excise taxes on telephone service.  After ten years of hard fought litigation, those cases resulted in more than $100 million being available to [...]

2018-11-26T22:25:02+00:00November 26th, 2018|Cases, Cases For and Against Governments|

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

In American Small Business League vs. Department of Defense (N.D. Cal. 2018), Mr. Cuneo and Ms. Miller, representing a small business advocacy group, recently prevailed in an action brought under the Freedom of Information Act seeking public disclosure of information concerning Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation’s small business subcontracting practices.  The Court, in determining that CGL’s client was entitled [...]

2018-11-26T15:45:27+00:00November 26th, 2018|Cases, Cases For and Against Governments|

Winstar Cases

Mr. Cynkar, while at another firm, was part of the team that brought, and prosecuted through the Supreme Court, the landmark United States v. Winstar case. Federal regulators, in an effort to reduce their insurance liabilities for failing savings and loans during that industry's financial crisis, had entered into agreements with the Winstar plaintiffs to [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:26+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Cases For and Against Governments, Complex Litigation|

Ameren Union Electric Co.

We were part of a team representing AmerenUE in In the Matter of Union Electric Co., the largest electric utility in Missouri, in a major rate case. We dealt with a broad range of regulatory and constitutional issues, including the relationship between federal and state regulatory jurisdiction, the protection of contract rights, and the taking [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:27+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Cases For and Against Governments, Complex Litigation|