New York

Labor & Employment

Lawyer banned by fitness club had no standing to complain about retaliation, says appeals court

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer is charged with stealing $587K from estate of deceased ‘kung fu’ judge

Law Firms

Silicon Valley powerhouse Fenwick & West to open office in Big Apple

Trials & Litigation

Businessman acquitted in 4th murder trial over his wife’s presumed slaying

Law Firms

Chance to work on ‘biggest disputes in trial work’ lures small litigation boutique to Boies Schiller

Law Firms

Law firm loses bid to hold banks accountable for its $287K loss in cashier’s check fraud

Entertainment & Sports Law

Tom Brady and NFL players union seek 2nd Circuit en banc rehearing of Deflategate ruling

Labor & Employment

It’s not illegal to fire someone for being ‘too cute,’ Manhattan trial court rules

White-Collar Crime

Former BigLaw associate gets 5 years in $5M Ponzi scheme that bilked friends and relatives

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred securities lawyer gets 30 months, must pay $1.95M to IRS in tax case

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who had two indictments against him dismissed seeks damages over ex-DA’s actions

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs malpractice suit over law firm’s successful fight to uphold client’s postnuptial agreement

Legal Ethics

Fund paid out record $12.3M to clients of dishonest New York attorneys in 2015

Health Law

Settlement in suit over Joan Rivers’ death; daughter to seek law regulating outpatient clinic safety

White-Collar Crime

Former New York Senate leader Dean Skelos gets 5 years in corruption case

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer admits role in ‘judicial subpoena’ for witness questionnaires, pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Constitutional Law

Lawsuit against New York state says Bronx misdemeanor delays ‘fatally undermined the right to trial’

Trials & Litigation

Law partner who had lifeguard job sees age-discrimination suit over Speedo rule revived on appeal

Human Rights

Does refusal to serve alcohol to pregnant women constitute bias?  New York City answers yes

Legal Ethics

Federal judge orders sanctions without deciding whether lawyer lied about mother’s death