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May 30, 2020 Colinford Mattis of Pryor Cashman and registered attorney Urooj Rahman were arrested and charged with damaging New York City Police Department vehicles with Molotov cocktails during protests in Brooklyn May 30, 2020 Colinford Mattis of Pryor Cashman and registered attorney Urooj Rahman were arrested and charged with damaging New York City Police Department vehicles with Molotov cocktails during protests in Brooklyn

Negotiations over a potential plea agreement are still ongoing in the case of two lawyers accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail during protests for racial justice in Brooklyn in May, attorneys said during a status conference Thursday.

Colinford Mattis, who has been suspended from his job as an associate at Pryor Cashman pending the resolution of the criminal proceeding, and Urooj Rahman, a tenants’ attorney in Bronx Housing Court, have been on home confinement since June. They have pleaded not guilty to charges connected with the alleged firebombing of an empty New York City Police Department vehicle.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at [email protected] or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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