By Jason Grant | July 30, 2021
Donald Arthur Mates Jr. has been disbarred by the Appellate Division, Second Department after not answering a petition levying five misconduct charges, including allegedly misappropriating and commingling funds.
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By Jane Wester | July 30, 2021
U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis said he sought to "prevent further frivolous and vexatious conduct" in a lawsuit filed in 2019 in connection with a FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Labor.
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By Tom McParland | July 30, 2021
U.S. District Judge Paul A. Crotty of the Southern District of New York entered default judgment against the actor in the case, which was filed by an unnamed plaintiff last August.
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By Jacqueline Thomsen | July 30, 2021
"In our view, the 2019 opinion failed to give due weight to Congress's status as a co-equal branch of government with legitimate needs for information in order to exercise its constitutional authorities," reads the opinion signed by Dawn Johnsen, the acting assistant attorney general at OLC.
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By Ilene Sherwyn Cooper | July 30, 2021
Opinions examining legal fees, breach of fiduciary duty, and statutory commissions are at the forefront of this month's Trusts and Estates Update by Ilene Sherwyn Cooper.
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By Cedra Mayfield | July 30, 2021
Judicial nominating commission processes are often well-defined, but qualifications for commission membership are shrouded in mystery.
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By Ryan Tarinelli | July 30, 2021
The contract indicates that the Manhattan district attorney's office has made inquiries to the state agency, though it is not explicit on local prosecutors' focus.
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By Timothy Capowski and Christopher Theobalt | July 30, 2021
The bucket brigade is a theoretical recovery procedure—more accurately described as a "scheme"—by which a plaintiff attempts to circumvent the exclusivity of workers' compensation by indirectly recovering monies from the employer that he cannot recover directly.
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By Alaina Lancaster | Zack Needles | July 30, 2021
In this week's episode, Law.com business of law reporter Patrick Smith spoke with Zeughauser Group's Kent Zimmermann about how client demands to return to the office could force law firms to choose between clients and talent—and how the COVID-19 Delta variant could foil their plans.
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