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February 27, 2017

Case Watch: United Healthcare v. Embassy of Libya

On February 24, 2017, United Healthcare Services, Inc. filed a breach of contract and unjust enrichment action against the Embassy of Libya and the Embassy’s Health Attaché in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Case No. 1:17-cv-00339. […]

July 14, 2015

Case Watch: Iskandar v. Embassy of Kuwait

In September 2014, I wrote about the case of Iskandar v. Embassy of Kuwait, Case No. 1:14-cv-00721, in which Randa Iskandar sued the Embassy of Kuwait, alleging gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and breach of contract. (See Dkt. 1). According to […]

April 14, 2015

Case Watch: Ewald v. Royal Norwegian Embassy

In November 2013, I wrote a blog post about an employment case against the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Ewald v. Royal Norwegian Embassy, Case No. 11-cv-02116 (D. Minn.). Last year, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota held an […]

September 18, 2014

Case Watch: Iskandar v. Embassy of Kuwait

On April 24, 2014, Randa Iskandar sued the Embassy of Kuwait, Case No. 1:14-cv-00721, alleging gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and breach of contract. (See Dkt. 1). According to the Complaint, Iskandar was a claims processor for the Embassy’s Health Office, […]

June 3, 2014

Case Watch: Ashraf-Hassan v. Embassy of France

On April 17, 2014, in Ashraf-Hassan v. Embassy of France, Case No. 1:11-cv-805, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia found that the Embassy of France could not, “three years into this litigation and on the eve of […]

November 26, 2013

Case Watch: Ewald v. Royal Norwegian Embassy

On November 20, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota held in Ewald v. Royal Norwegian Embassy, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 164828 (D. Minn. Nov. 20, 2013), that the Royal Norwegian Embassy need not produce certain information […]

October 18, 2013

Case Watch: Abdulla v. Embassy of Iraq

On September 9, 2013, a federal court allowed a pro se plaintiff, Sallah Hamamin Abdulla, an opportunity to prove he is entitled to a default judgment against the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, D.C., which did not appear to defend […]

October 10, 2013

Event: How To Buy, Renovate and Lease Diplomatic Missions

Please join Laina Lopez Esq. and commercial real estate consultant Andrew Renart for a FREE talk on November 21, 2013 regarding the pitfalls and strategies for buying, renovating, and leasing diplomatic mission property. Open to diplomatic community. Where: The University Club […]

October 3, 2013

Event: Art from Abroad — Current Issues Regarding Art and Cultural Heritage Loans from Foreign Countries

Join Washington, D.C. attorneys Eden Burgess and Laina Lopez for a FREE talk entitled: Art from Abroad: Current Issues Regarding Art and Cultural Heritage Loans from Foreign Countries Open to diplomats and those who work in the museum community. Space […]

September 24, 2013

Case Watch: Howe v. Embassy of Italy

The Embassy of Italy was sued on August 20, 2013, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. In Case No. 13-cv-1273, Ms. Simona Howe, a “press secretary and translator” (Complaint, Dkt. 1, ¶6) for the Embassy, alleges […]

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