John Zuccotti

Attorney Who Helped Revitalize Lower Manhattan After 9/11 Dies

By Nell Gluckman |

John Zuccotti, a prominent figure in the New York City real estate community for decades who was senior counsel at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, died on Friday.

Steven Eisman

Nassau County Bar President Dies at 61

By Andrew Keshner |

Steven J. Eisman, a name partner at a well-known Long Island firm and the sitting president of the Nassau County Bar Association, died Thursday from complications associated with a recent surgery.

Kelly Cosby, standing top right, poses with Shana Knizhnik, left, and Elizabeth Gavin on Oct. 27 at the book release party of “Notorious RBG,” a biography of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Rookie Associate Inspired by Ginsburg Dies at 25

By Andrew Denney |

Kelly Cosby, who collaborated on a hip-hop song honoring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before beginning her career at Duane Morris in September, died on Sunday after a battle with an aggressive melanoma.

Washington, D.C. offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer at 700 13th Street, N.W.

Freshfields Partner Dies in Fall From Firm's DC Office

Timothy J. Coleman, former rising star of the U.S. Justice Department's criminal division and a successful white-collar lawyer in private practice, was remembered this week as organized, devoted to his profession and brimming with humor and practical jokes. Nothing in his interactions with others shed light on why he fell to his death Tuesday morning from the top of the law office building in downtown D.C.

Official portrait of Haliburton Fales II, taken during his term as state bar president from June 1983 to June of 1984.

Former State Bar President, White & Case Partner Dies

Haliburton Fales II was active in pro bono work at White & Case, where he was a partner from 1959 until his retirement in 1990, and was also a member of the boards of the Legal Aid Society of New York City and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.

Judge Cardamone

Longtime Second Circuit Judge Richard J. Cardamone Dies

By Mark Hamblett |

Colleagues and former law clerks are mourning the passing of Richard J. Cardamone, who was an active judge at the Second Circuit from 1981 until 1993, and then continued to handle cases for more than 15 years after assuming senior status before retiring. He died Oct. 16 at the age of 90.

Elizabeth Fink

Attorney for Attica Inmates After 1971 Riot Dies at 70

By Joel Stashenko |

Elizabeth Fink, a civil rights attorney who fought successfully for compensation for inmate victims of the 1971 riot at Attica Correctional Facility, died on Sept. 22.

Former Judge, Assemblyman Dies at 84

By Andrew Denney |

Leonard Silverman, a former Court of Claims judge who served five terms in the New York State Assembly and who was known for finding common ground both in Albany and on the bench, died on Sept. 7 of natural causes.

George Pulver

Retired Greene County Judge Dies at 71

By Andrew Denney |

George Pulver, a County, Family and Surrogate's Court judge from 1996 to 2013, was known for promoting Catskill and Greene County.

Edwin Kassoff

Former Queens Supreme Court Justice Dies

By Andrew Denney |

Edwin Kassoff, a former Queens Supreme Court justice known for his ironclad work ethic and his contributions to guardianship law, died on Wednesday. He was 90.