• May 5, 2021 | The Legal Intelligencer

    Blank Rome Seeks Arbitration in Defunct Hedge Fund's Legal Malpractice Suit

    Allegations made against the Philadelphia-based firm are subject to a confidentiality agreement between Blank Rome and its former client, it said in its motion to compel arbitration.

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  • December 29, 2020 | National Law Journal

    George Papadopoulos Deserved His Pardon. Here's Why

    Ask any seasoned criminal defense attorney, and they will tell you that defendants plead guilty every day to crimes they didn't commit.

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  • April 13, 2020 | The Legal Intelligencer

    'Well Past Due': Phila. Courts Speed Review of Prison Releases as Friction With Krasner Eases

    Interviews with court watchers and statements from public officials paint a complicated picture of Larry Krasner, Philadelphia's outspoken progressive district attorney, and a court infrastructure more accustomed to deliberation and operating within the normal adversarial process.

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  • Charles v. Orange County

    Publication Date: 2019-05-31
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry: Health Care | State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants Michelet Charles and Carol Small: Thomas C. Rice, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, on the brief, Daniel J. Stujenske, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York, NY, Laura F. Redman, Antony P. F. Gemmell, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees Orange County, State of New York, Orange County Sheriff's Department, Orange County Department of Mental Health and Carmen Elizondo, Former Clinic Director, Orange County Correctional Facility, in her individual capacity: Anthony Cardoso, Orange County Attorney's Office, Goshen, NY. For Amici Curiae American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, American Psychological Association, American Medical Association, National Association of Social Workers, American Public Health Association, and Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, in support of Plaintiffs-Appellants: Ira A. Burnim, Judge David C. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Washington, DC, on the brief, Aaron M. Panner, Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C., Washington, DC. For Amici Curiae The Bronx Defenders, Brooklyn Defender Services, Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement, Detention Watch Network, The Florida Justice Institute, Inc., Human Rights First, Immigrant Defense Project, The Immigrant Rights Clinic of Washington Square Legal Services, Inc., at NYU Law School, the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, The Legal Aid Society of New York, The Prison Law Office, Prisoners' Legal Services of New York, and the Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project, in support of Plaintiffs-Appellants: Jamie A. Levitt, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY. For Amicus Curiae New York State Sheriffs' Association, in support of Defendants-Appellees: Alexander M. Wilson, New York State Sheriffs' Association, Albany, NY.

    Case Number: 17-3506-pr

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  • August 16, 2018 | The American Lawyer

    Why Must Women Wear High Heels?

    Maybe it's become a talking point among those in the women-empowerment racket, but I have a hard time understanding the notion that expensive, sky-high pumps boost a woman's confidence. Pain is not empowering.

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  • May 8, 2018 | New York Law Journal

    Underwood, Hailed as 'Brilliant,' Takes Helm as Acting NY AG at Critical Hour

    It's only the latest role for the well-respected litigator, who's worked in state, district and U.S. attorney offices, and operated in local courts in Brooklyn as well as appearing before the U.S. Supreme Court some 20 times.

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  • April 20, 2018 | The Legal Intelligencer

    People in the News—April 20, 2018—Kleinbard LLC

    Leen Al-Alami joined Kleinbard LLC as an associate in the business and finance department.

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  • April 6, 2017 | The Legal Intelligencer

    Platinum Company Scores $16 Million Against Junkyard

    A South African platinum refining company has been awarded $16 million by a federal jury in its lawsuit filed against the owners of a Bucks County junkyard, in receivership, for failing to pay back

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  • April 6, 2017 | The Legal Intelligencer

    Platinum Company Scores $16 Million Against Junkyard

    A South African platinum refining company has been awarded $16 million by a federal jury in its lawsuit filed against the owners of a Bucks County junkyard, in receivership, for failing to pay back loans as it neared insolvency.

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  • April 6, 2017 | The Legal Intelligencer

    In Construction Shuffle, Lawyers Seek Small but Diverse Firms

    Construction law specialists in Pennsylvania have been on the move in recent weeks, particularly among smaller firms. The lawyers gravitated to firms that weren't necessarily larger but that offered

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  • April 6, 2017 | The Legal Intelligencer

    In Construction Shuffle, Lawyers Seek Small but Diverse Firms

    Construction law specialists in Pennsylvania have been on the move in recent weeks, particularly among smaller firms. The lawyers gravitated to firms that weren't necessarily larger but that offered a different practice mix.

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