Crain's Cleveland Business reports on the scheduled showing of Cleveland vs. Wall Street at the Cleveland Film Festival and provides an update on the actual lawsuit that CRK is handling for the City of Cleveland concerning the subprime foreclosure crisis. In the article, Josh Cohen says that he is "not giving up my day job" after appearing in the movie.
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.