Abbe L. Dienstag


  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    On July 17, 2009, in a significant defeat for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Northern District of Texas, Chief District Judge Sidney Fitzwater dismissed the high-profile insider-trading charges that the SEC had brought against well-known entrepreneur Mark Cuban.1In a 35-page opinion, Judge Fitzwater set forth a comprehensive analysis of the so-...
  • Corporate America's Nominations Process: The Winds Of Change - Part II
    Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Part I of this interview appeared in the May 2004 issue of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.Editor: In light of the changes in the rules, is it becoming more difficult to find qualified candidates for the governing board? Kopelman: The general feeling is that finding qualified board members has become much more difficult.
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Part II of this interview appears in the June 2004 issue of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.Editor: Would each of you give our readers some idea of your background and experience? Dienstag: I joined Kramer Levin after having clerked for Judge Jack Weinstein in the Eastern District of New York. Following a brief stint in litigation at the firm, I moved...