• Matter of New York Times Co. v. City of New York Off. of the Mayor

    Publication Date: 2021-04-05
    Practice Area: Information Governance and Compliance | Public Records
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Rolando Acosta
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent: Al-Amyn Sumar, David E. McCraw, and Alexandra Settelmayer of counsel, The New York Times Company, Legal Department, New York.
    for defendant: For Appellant: MacKenzie Fillow and Richard Dearing of counsel, James E. Johnson, Corporation Counsel, New York.

    Case Number: 158472/19

    City Charter §2603(k) Does Not Protect CIB's 'Private' Letter to Mayor From Disclosure

  • National Law Journal

    Pat Cipollone, Gene Scalia, Chris Landau & More: The Year in Financial Disclosures

    December 26, 2019

    A collection of our 2019 reporting on financial disclosures from Big Law partners who left such firms as Quinn Emanuel; King & Spalding; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Milbank; Kirkland & Ellis; and Sullivan & Cromwell.

  • Matter of Legal Aid Soc'y v. N.Y. County Dist. Attorney's Office

    Publication Date: 2019-05-09
    Practice Area: Public Records
    Court: Supreme Court, New York
    Judge: Justice John J. Kelley
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 160892/2017

    Legal Aid Entitled to Reasonable Attorney Fees, But Not 'Fees on Fees' Award Against DA

  • National Law Journal

    After Disclosure Failure, DC Judge Wants List of Trump Voter Commission Docs

    August 30, 2017

    Department of Justice lawyer Elizabeth Shapiro apologized to the judge for the "confusion" over what was required of the commission.

  • Luongo v. Civilian Complaint Review Board, 100250/15

    Publication Date: 2017-04-03
    Practice Area: Public Records
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Before: Sweeny, Jr., J.P., Acosta, Moskowitz, Kapnick, Kahn, JJ.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Records Access Officer, Civilian Complaint Review Board, Appellant: Aaron M. Bloom, Richard Dearing and Devin Slack of counsel, Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel, New York. For Officer Daniel Pantaleo, Appellant: Mitchell Garber of counsel, Worth, Longworth & London, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondent: Cynthia Conti-Cook of counsel Seymour W. James, Jr., The Legal Aid Society, New York and Jeffrey L. Braun and Anna K. Ostrom of counsel, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York. For Communities United for Police Reform, The Association of Muslim American Lawyers, Center for Constitutional Rights, Center for Popular Democracy, Just LeadershipUSA, Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice, Latino Justice PRLDEF, New York Civil Liberties Union, The Public Science Project, Urban Justice Center, Alliance for Quality Education, Arab American Association of New York, Bill of Rights Defense Committee/Defending Dissent Foundation, The Black Institute, Brooklyn Movement Center, CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities, Citizen Action of New York NYC Chapter, Equality for Flatbush, FIERCE, Filipino American Democratic Club of NY, The Gathering for Justice/Justice League NYC, Girls for Gender Equity, Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, Justice Committee, Make the Road New York, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, NAACP New York State Conference, New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, New York Communities for Change, The Peace Poets, Picture the Homeless, Queens Neighborhood United, T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights and UPROSE, amici curiae: Jane L. Moisan, David B. Rankin and Vanessa Selbst of counsel, Rankin & Taylor, PLLC, New York. For Progresive Caucus of the New York City Council, Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus of the New York City Council, United States Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, amici curiae: Avram E. Luft, Nefertiti J. Alexander, Mark E. McDonald and Grace J. Kurland of counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York For The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Advance Publications, Inc., The Associated Press ("AP"), BuzzFeed, Daily News, LP, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., The E. W. Scripps Company, First Look Media Works, Inc., Gannett Co., Inc., Gawker Media LLC, Hearst Corporation, MPA-The Association of Magazine Media ("MPA"), The National Press Club, The National Press Photographers Association ("NPPA"), The New York Times Company, News 12, The News Guild — CWA, Newsday LLC ("Newsday"), Online News Association ("ONA"), Radio Television Digital News Association ("RTDNA") and The Tully Center for Free Speech, amici curiae: Alison Schary of counsel, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Washington, DC.

    Case Number: 100250/15

    Appeals Court Flips Decision on Files in Eric Garne

  • New York Law Journal

    Appeals Court Flips Decision on Files in Eric Garner Case

    March 30, 2017

    The city's Civilian Complaint Review Board is not required to release prior complaints against the NYPD officer who placed Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold, a Manhattan appeals court