The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York is inviting all candidates who will be on the general election ballot for Civil Court and Supreme Court to appear before its screening panel.
The Trump Hotel Collection company has agreed to pay $50,000 and shore up data security after breaches exposed more than 70,000 credit card numbers and other personal data, the state's attorney general said Friday in announcing a settlement.
The estate of a wrongfully convicted man whose case was called "rotten from day one" has settled its claims against New York City for $8.25 million.
Two law firms that successfully argued a woman's employment retaliation suit against Sears Home Improvement Products were awarded a little more than half of the $785,600 they sought in attorney fees.
Democratic delegates in Brooklyn approved on Thursday a slate of six judicial candidates for state Supreme Court to appear on the November ballot that did not include Justice Laura Jacobson, who is locked in a legal battle with the party.
At a nominating convention Thursday evening, delegates of the Manhattan Democratic Party voted overwhelmingly to put Supreme Court Justice Doris Ling-Cohan on a re-election ballot in November.
A Brooklyn federal judge called it "insulting" that Kirkland & Ellis didn't send a partner to handle a conference in litigation brought by terrorism victims against Facebook Inc.
Ruling Thursday, the Second Circuit kept intact a judgment that ordered New York banks to release Sudanese funds to victims in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.
A state judge in Manhattan ruled that, while a dead woman's children would generally have priority over where she's buried, there's also recourse under state law for others to argue in court for a burial elsewhere.
New York Law School hosted its Froessel Moot Court Competition on Sunday, where students debated whether a ban on sex offenders from using social media violates the First Amendment and 14th Amendment Due Process Clause.
New York City paid out $655.8 million during the 2015-16 fiscal year to satisfy judgments and claims, a $47 million increase from the previous fiscal year and an all-time high, according to a report from Mayor Bill de Blasio's office.
A federal judge has set a sentencing date for the former Long Island police chief who admitted under a plea deal to beating a suspect who stole sex toys and pornography from the chief's sport utility vehicle.
Record levels of Emerging Markets Debt may provide opportunities for distress investors. Success may not depend on local law.
Six Sigma NYC, a boutique design and development firm, has plans to create a new luxury condo building in Chelsea. Plus more in our column.
David Owen and Adam Mintz of Cahill Gordon & Reindel write for the New York Law Journal: Widespread losses suffered by many investors during the financial crisis have spawned more than a few fraud claims based upon broadly alleged misconduct affecting many investments or transactions. The loosely pr
Stephen P. Younger, a partner with Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, writes: While the major international arbitration centers each have their own unique geographical and legal features, New York has a singular combination of stable and well-established law, a vast reserve of legal talent, and an exte
In his Contract Law column, Glen Banks, of Norton Rose Fulbright, reviews recent decisions, including one that follows the principle that when a sophisticated party chooses to proceed with a transaction despite notice that warranties made to it were not true, that party may not later claim fraudulen
Ann Israel answers the question: I am an evening student at Loyola Law School while working full time as an Environmental Engineer with a big name consulting firm. How can I get firms to realize that being in the top 1/3 of my class while working in the field I intend to practice may be more impress
Brian Parker, co-chairman of McGuireWoods' life sciences industry group, has been appointed managing partner of the firm's Pittsburgh office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.
I am the director of professional development at a national law firm and I sit on its diversity and women's committees. Over the past five years, we have seen a significant increase in the percentage of our female partners but unfortunately, we haven't had much success with diverse female partners.
My nerves have been so racked thinking about whether I passed the bar and waiting for my start date as a first-year associate that I gained nearly 10 pounds, and like most of the women in my Dominican/black family, it went straight to my thighs and hips. I'm completely mortified and fearful that I w
I am a black female and have been a corporate partner with a highly regarded international firm for the past two years. I have started considering new opportunities, but despite my excellent credentials and expertise, I am having some difficulty getting any traction from potential employers. Given a
I am the primary lateral recruiter at a firm with selective hiring criteria and a commitment to diversity. Recently we received the r�sum� of a Latino male, fourth-year associate with outstanding large firm experience and very good schools, but his GPA is a 2.9, and our minimum for laterals is 3.2.
Although women are well represented in our firm's junior and mid-level associate classes, the numbers decrease and change dramatically at the partnership level. What should we do to increase the number of women associates who stay and become partner?
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570641/15. 720 West Partners, LLC v. Alvarez, Maria
570613/16. Javier, Julissa v. Cave, Siquawna Shane Ex-parte applications are declined.
DARLENE RAMPASAUD, ap, v. CONWAY RAMPASAUD, res — Application by the appellant to withdraw an appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Suffolk County, dated April 12, 2016.
2016-1093 N C. GIORDANO v. CLARK — Motion by appellant for a stay of all proceedings, including trial, pending the determination of an appeal from an order of the District Court of Nassau County, Second District, entered April 27, 2016.
570627/16. Brown, Orelia v. Brown, LaRae Ex-parte applications are declined.
YELENA SEREBRO, ap, v. FANYA GROYSMAN, res — Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Richmond County, dated May 6, 2016.
570530/16. Cavolina, Louise v. Kovack, Colleen Ex-parte applications are declined.
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570638/16. Clinton HDFC & the City of New York v. Women's Interart Center, Inc., Ex-parte applications are declined.
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