Cleveland vs. Wall Street received the 2011 Swiss Academy Award for best documentary. The movie stages a simulated trial in the lawsuit that CRK filed on behalf of the City of Cleveland against multiple Wall Street firms over the subprime foreclosure crisis.
The evening’s program at the Judge John M. Manos Inn of Court was about the landmark cases of Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007) and Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. ___, 129 S. Ct. 1937 (2009). The program was headed by Mark Phillips and included Judge Christopher Boyko, Judge Melody Stewart, Anna Raske, Sean Lavin and Jim Rosenthal, who presented the “plaintiff’s perspective” on these game-changing decisions.
Super Lawyers magazine's 2011 edition listed Josh Cohen as a "super lawyer" in the area of business litigation and Jason Bristol as a "rising star." "Super lawyers" honors the top five percent of Ohio's attorneys in their given fields.