Henry Gifford’s lawsuit against the USGBC may have been dismissed by the Southern District of New York last week but we’re still talking about it – and what could happen next – here at gbNYC.
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After hearing oral argument at the end of July, the Southern District of New York has dismissed Henry Gifford’s amended complaint in Gifford et al. v. USGBC on the basis that Mr. Gifford and his fellow plaintiffs lack standing to maintain their false advertising claims against USGBC.
Last Tuesday, the Southern District of New York heard oral argument on USGBC’s motion to dismiss Henry Gifford’s amended complaint, which was fully submitted to the court back on May 6.
Henry Gifford and his attorneys have filed their opposition to USGBC’s motion to dismiss Mr. Gifford’s amended complaint in Gifford et al. v. USGBC.
The Empire State Building doesn’t need a LEED plaque to be recognized. But, in an unexpected reversal, the newly retrofitted icon has decided to pursue one anyway.
As expected, USGBC has filed a pre-answer motion to dismiss Henry Gifford’s amended complaint on the basis that he and his fellow plaintiffs have failed to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.
The Henry Gifford-led class action suit against the USGBC in the Southern District of New York is a class action no more.
We take a look back at the five most important legal issues (plus a special bonus issue!) that we discussed during 2010 here at GRELJ before moving forward into what promises to be just as wild a ride for green design, construction, and real estate legal issues in 2011.
A recent article from Australia suggests that Henry Gifford’s class action suit against USGBC has resonated not only domestically, but across global real estate markets as well.
Attorneys for Henry Gifford and USGBC are discussing a list of injunctive measures, including the disclosure of actual energy bills for all LEED-certified buildings, in an apparent effort to settle Mr. Gifford’s class action lawsuit.