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A skilled litigator cuts to the chase.
Functional Life Achievement v. City of New York, Index No. 105553/2008 (Sup. Ct. NY 2008). Obtained temporary restraining order in Article 78 proceeding against City of New York and resolved case to ensure continuation of Early Childhood Intervention Program services to the New York City Asian community.
C. G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology, Inc. v. C. G. Jung Institute of New York (2008). Obtained arbitration award declaring contract rights in favor of client in contract dispute between two not-for-profit organizations.
USA v. New York State Board of Elections, Index No. 1:06-cv-00263 (N.D.N.Y. 12/20/07). Amicus brief addressing issues raised by Justice Department's efforts to require New York State to comply with Help America Vote Act ("HAVA") by 2008 election on behalf of the League of Women Voters of New York State, New Yorkers for Verified Voting and New York Public Interest Research Group and Citizen Action of New York.
Sieger v. Union of Orthodox Rabbis, Index No. 605638/1998 (Sup. NY 1998). Case involved claims on behalf of an orthodox Jewish woman that her husband had bribed a Bet Din (Jewish Court) to obtain a document called a “heter” which falsely stated that she was unfit to be a wife and mother and failed to follow numerous religious rules so as to allow him to remarry under Jewish law without giving her a “get,” a Jewish divorce.
Romney v. Lin, 105 F.3d 806 (2d Cir. 1997). Case ruled ERISA pre-empted state law imposing personal liability on corporation's 10 largest shareholders for claim arising under defunct private retirement plan.
O'Keeffe v. Bry, 456 F.Supp. 822 (S.D.N.Y. 1978). Represented Georgia O'Keeffe in dispute with her long-time agent.
“Every case has its own set of unique facts and circumstances. It takes years of experience to identify the arguments that will effectively win or resolve a dispute.”